Upcoming Events

Past Events

doctor holding injection needle
 Berg Family Foundation Seminar Room, Level 6, Wallace Wurth Building, UNSW…

Special seminar, Professor Dan Salmon - Multi-Level Interventions to Address Vaccine Hesitancy and Improve Vaccine Uptake

VIEW FLYER FOR MORE INFORMATION    Bio of speaker:  Professor Daniel Salmon, PhD, MPH is Professor, International Health and Health, Behavior & Society and Deputy Director, Institute for Vaccine Safety at the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA. Dr. Salmon’s… more
elderly people
 Berg Family Foundation Seminar Room, Level 6, Wallace Wurth Building, UNSW…

Professor Gravenstein – Old People, The Influenza Masquerade, and Prevention by Vaccine

VIEW FLYER FOR MORE INFORMATION   Professor Stefan Gravenstein Professor of Medicine and Public Health, Brown University, USA. Dr Stefan Gravenstein is an internationally-renowned geriatrician and Professor of Medicine and Public Health at Brown University in USA, and Associate Director, Center… more
Aboriginal child

UNSW - VIRL Presents: Vaccination of hard-to-reach and high-risk groups

Venue: Gilbert Suite, Adelaide Convention Centre, North Terrace, Adelaide REGISTRATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED See FLYER for more information Who we are: UNSW VIRL is a group of academic researchers based at UNSW, who are international leaders in immunisation and vaccinology research. Our primary area… more
Group of older adults
 Element Room, Pullman Mercure Albert Park. REGISTER HERE

Prevention of pneumonia and respiratory infections in adults - Dinner Symposium

Adult vaccination is an expanding field, with more and more vaccines now available to prevent infections in adults. UNSW VIRL is pleased to host a dinner symposium ‘Prevention of pneumonia and respiratory infections in adults to highlight importance of adult vaccination and the research of UNSW… more
military doctor
 Pullman Albert Park Melbourne


Civil-Military Systems for collaborative responses to Infectious Disease and Deliberate Biological Events A pre-CDC Conference workshop Monday 26th June 2017 0900-1300h Explore the current Australian civil-military cooperative framework for responding to epidemics. This workshop will touch on the… more
Launch event
 Oceanic West Room, Crowne Plaza Hotel, 242 Arden Street, Coogee (free event –…

Launch of UNSW - Vaccine & Infection Research Lab

UNSW Vaccine & Infection Research Lab (UNSW-VIRL) The launch of UNSW VIRL will be a one-off unveiling, curated by Professor Raina MacIntyre, Head of School and program lead for the elderly vaccines program. We are expecting a fantastic audience to attend the event, including academic experts… more

Mission statement

To reduce the immunisation gap between adults and children through research, teaching and advocacy, with a special focus on the elderly, high risk and vulnerable populations.

Contact Us

Professor Raina MacIntyre

Raina MacIntyre

NHMRC Principal Research Fellow and Professor of Global Biosecurity.

+61 2 93850920


Dr Elizabeth Kpozehouen

Dr Elizabeth Kpozehouen

Research Associate

02 9385 0082