Research education sessions

A series of online research education sessions will be held bi-monthly throughout 2024.  All PREDICT members are invited to attend, however sessions will be recorded and uploaded to the PREDICT website if you want to tune in later. The first session is scheduled for 7th March from 11am-12noon (AEDT) with calendar invites emailed shortly.  Topics … Continued

Getting to know you – meet Valerie Astle

Our “Getting to Know You” segment ensures PREDICT members are aware of new members, their interests and areas of expertise and where they are located. This month we introduce Valerie Astle from Perth Children’s Hospital. “I’m a FACEM PEM at Perth Children’s Hospital. I sit at the desk next to Prof Meredith Borland and so … Continued

Getting to know you – meet Weihao Lee

Our “Getting to Know You” segment ensures PREDICT members are aware of new members, their interests and areas of expertise and where they are located. This month we introduce Weihao Lee from Perth Children’s Hospital. “I’m a paediatric Advanced Trainee currently working at Perth Children’s Hospital, the sole tertiary paediatric hospital in Western Australia. I … Continued

New PREDICT publications

Congratulations to the following PREDICT authors: Craig S, Xu Y, Robas K, Iramain R, Yock-Corrales A, Soto-Martinez ME, Rino P, Belen Alvarez Ricciardi M, Piantanida S, Mahant S, Ubuane PO, Odusote O, Kwok M, Johnson MD, Paniagua N, Benito Fernandez J, Ong GY, Lyttle MD, Gong J, Roland D, Dalziel SR, Nixon GM, Powell CVE, … Continued

Awards and recognition for Libby and Sharon

Congratulations to Dr Libby Haskell (Starship Children’s Hospital) and Dr Sharon O’Brien (Perth Children’s Hospital) for receiving the following awards: DR LIBBY HASKELL Best Presentation: College of Emergency Nurses NZ Conference (CENNZ), held in Christchurch 19 & 20 October 2023.  Presentation title: “Can targeted interventions change clinicians beliefs in the treatment of infants with bronchiolitis?” … Continued


2023 has been a great year as we emerged from the pandemic and moved ahead with our research with renewed enthusiasm!    It was the fourth year of our current 2020-2024 NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence (CRE) collaboration.  With the end in sight for this grant we submitted a proposal for another CRE grant and … Continued

PREDICT Members Meeting 2023

The annual PREDICT members meeting was held on Wednesday November 15th 2023 with 34 people attending in person in Melbourne at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute and another 23-30 online at various stages of the meeting.   The meeting included a range of informative presentations from the project leads covering projects now analysed, those in development … Continued

EMCON 2023 – PREDICT collaboration in India

Four members of the PREDICT executive (Simon Craig, Stuart Dalziel, Elliot Long and Franz Babl) were invited to the EMCON2023 conference for the Society of Emergency Medicine in India in Hyderabad. PREDICT ran a one-day workshop aiming to support the beginning of multicentre research in India. This was well-received, and we plan to continue the … Continued

Congratulations to Associate Professor Amit Kochar

Congratulations to Amit Kochar from the Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Adelaide for being awarded the honorary title of Clinical Associate Professor (University of Adelaide).  The award was based on research and educational achievements, service, and leadership in his field.