All Speaker presentations linked here

Key Locations

Key course locations are listed below. (The Google Map below has all of these areas marked for your reference.)

  • Anthony Low Building #133 
  • John Curtin School of Medical Research (JCSMR), Seminar Rooms 1 & 2
  • Physics Building
  • 20-22 London Circuit, Reserve Bank of Australia
  • The Village Canberra
  • China in the World Theatre, Building 188
  • Fillos at the Hellenic Club, 1 Matilda St, Phillip ACT

Wifi Access

ANU-Wireless – Guest

Guest Username: EMBL

Guest Password: Australia


Course Requirements

You will need a laptop for the course. Please bring a laptop and charger with you for the duration of the course. Please bring your poster with you for the poster session.

Pre-Course Downloads:

Let’s Roam App

Join the WhatsApp Group


Information theory, thermodynamics and more: a physics primer for Biologists

Download Files

Visualising Data: The good, the bad and the error bar

Dropbox Link

About Canberra

Trading hours in Canberra vary. Most entertainment and restaurant venues have extended trading hours on Friday, unlike other major cities, which have extended trading hours from Thursday.

There is plenty to do over the weekend, and encourage you to explore. There is a large entertainment precinct, filled with great restaurants, an arcade, bowling alley, etc. There are also some lovely nature and cultural sites to visit.



E-Scooters are a great way to get around Canberra. There are two options to chose from:


Bike Share is also a great option for transport.

Public transport:

Plan your journey online:

Buses and Lightrail use electronic ticketing system MyWay.

Cards are available for purchase from approved sellers, including:

  • Canberra Institute of Technology – 37 Constitution Avenue, Reid
  • EzyMart – Jolimont Centre, 65 Northbourne Ave, Canberra City
  • Supa24 Convenience – 2 Mort Street, Canberra City
  • Braddon News Agency – Shop 2c/32 Mort Street, Braddon

Emergency Contacts

Canberra Hospital – Yamba Dr, Garran ACT 2605 (15-minute Uber from accommodation)
Walk-in Centres: Inner North (Dickson) Walk-in Centre (Health Service) – 111 Dickson Pl, Dickson
Ricki Mailloux, EMBL Australia – 0421 222 343 (contactable anytime throughout the training course)


EMBL Australia PhD Course Team