AMSS Honours & Research Opportunities Evening

Considering undertaking an Honours year in 2018 or later? Interested in getting involved in research but don't feel like you know how? Then come along to our information evening where you will be informed regarding why many medical students choose to do Honours, what an Honours year entails, how previous graduates organised their honours projects and more!


  • When: 5.30pm Wednesday 2nd August
  • Where: AHMS G033, Joe Verco Lecture Theatre
  • Dinner will be provided at 6.30/6.45 with the opportunity to approach current/past honours students


  • Malcolm Borg, AMSS Research Officer: How to get involved in undergraduate research
  • Prof Chris Rayner, Coordinator of the Discipline of Medicine stream of the Bachelor of Health and Medical Sciences (Honours): Honours course information
  • Past Honours graduates:
    • Arvind Jothin: "A randomised controlled trial investigating the safety and efficacy of Manuka Honey augmented with methylglyoxal in Chronic rhinosinusitis" undertaken under the supervision of Prof. PJ Wormald, A/Prof Alkis Psaltis & A/Prof Sarah Vreugde
    • Rebekah Clark: "Parental Body Mass Index and child obesity risk behaviours at age 3," undertaken under the supervision of Prof Jodie Dodd & A/Prof Rosalie Grivell
    • Stefan Court-Kowalski: "Blood-brain barrier breakdown in selected pathological states: mechanical trauma and radiofrequency radiation" undertaken under the supervision of Prof Robert Vink, A/Prof John Finnie & Dr Elizabeth Harford-Wright

If any questions regarding the evening, honours or getting involved in research, please feel free to email Malcolm Borg (MBBS(Hons)) at

See the Facebook event for updates including the debunking of numerous honours myths!

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Malcolm Borg is the Research Officer for the AMSS. When he's not engrossed in research, he enjoys finding any excuse to discuss, consume or crawl for food.