What Our Staff Say

Tatyana Chtanova

"Garvan has many world-class facilities and is the largest and most successful medical research centre in NSW.  The Institute’s greatest asset, however, is its scientifically and culturally diverse research community.

"Garvan supports my research endeavours by providing training in skills that are essential for leading a successful lab, including grantsmanship, mentorship and leadership skills. I look forward to continuing to advance my research and growing my lab here." – Read more

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Engaging Our People

Flags representing the nationalities of Garvan staff

 

Cultural Diversity

We are keen to offer opportunities for talented people from around the world to come and work with our researchers. We currently have people from 33 countries working here.

Leadership Program

We are constantly in touch with our postdoctoral community to support workshops for leadership and management skills development. 

Women in Leadership

A forum for senior women scientists encourages access to networking and mentoring opportunities from other women in the research and business community who are leaders in their fields.

Young Garvan Award

This award is open to all researchers at Garvan and comes with a $50,000 fellowship to support their research. 

PhD Study

Garvan partners with the University of New South Wales (UNSW Australia) and provides a learning and teaching environment for PhD students

Conjoint Positions

Due to our affiliation with UNSW Australia, opportunities for acknowledging and rewarding individuals who actively participate in research and/or teaching activities across the Garvan and university campuses are available.

Weekly Seminars

Staff are encouraged to attend a range of presentations where Garvan postdocs, PhD students and invited national and international speakers present their research findings.  Foremost amongst these is our Leaders In Science and Society seminar series.

Conferences

Conference leave is available to staff and students to attend and present at national and international conferences.

Annual Postdoc Symposium

An annual one-day conference is held for postdoctoral researchers working at Garvan, one of many ways collaboration is fostered between our research divisions.  Prizes are awarded for best presenter, best poster and best question.