NMR, MRI and Diffusion Symposium

8th Biennial Western Sydney University Symposium on NMR, MRI and Diffusion

The Western Sydney University Symposium is held biennially and showcases theoretical developments and cutting edge applications of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) Diffusion measurements.  The symposium will include platform and keynote lectures as well as poster presentations.

When: 9th November, 2018

- 9:00 am - 5:00 pm                          

Where: Western Sydney University, Campbelltown

Venue: Lecture Theatre 5 (CA21.G.03)

Audience: Open to all


Industry Workshop

Western Sydney University will be holding an industry workshop on the 8th November 2018 details and program to be advised.

Symposium Program

Western Sydney University 8th Biennial NMR, MRI and Diffusion Symposium – 9th November 2018

Western Sydney University NMR, MRI and Diffusion Symposium –  9th November 2018
9:00 AM Opening Address and Session 1:
10:40 AM Morning Tea & Posters
Session 2:
12:30 - 1:40 PM Lunch
Session 3:
3:00 - 3:30 PM Afternoon Tea
Session 4:
5:30 PM Student Poster Prize Presentation and Closing Remarks Prof. Bill Price
6:30 PM Dinner at the Rydges Hotel, Campbelltown

Venue & Getting There

Campbelltown Campus of Western Sydney University.
Lecture Theatre 5 (Building 21, Ground level, Room)

Drive - The campus is accessible using the M5, via the Narellan Road exit.
Parking is available in area P6, behind Building 21 (Symposium Venue)
$7 daily fee is applicable for Yellow marked bays only. Parking permits are available from vending machines throughout the P6 car park and Security car park.

Shuttle Bus – The Western Sydney Shuttle Bus operates from:

  • Campbelltown station (Farrow Road, immediately outside the station)
  • Macarthur Square (Kellicar Road, bus stand number three)
  • Campbelltown campus Building 21
  • Between the hours of 7:30 am – 6:30 pm

To use the shuttle bus service you will require a copy of your registration email.

The Western Sydney Shuttle Bus has also been made available to pick up from:

  • Rydges Hotel Campbelltown

Public transport - Use the interactive travel planner on this page or visit Transport NSW(opens in a new window) for up to date travel information.

Walk - The campus is a 10 minute walk from Macarthur Station. Exit the station at the 'Shopping Centre Bridge' and cross onto Goldsmith Ave, which leads into the campus.

Map - Campbelltown campus map (opens in a new window).


Rydges Hotel Campbelltown (opens in a new window) - WSU Shuttle pick up
* 2.4 km Old Menangle Road, Campbelltown NSW 2560 +61 2 4645 0500
Maclin Lodge (opens in a new window) - WSU Shuttle pick up
* 3.8 km 38 Queen Street, Campbelltown, NSW +61 2 4628 3788
Campbelltown Colonial Motor Inn(opens in a new window)
* 4.2 Km 20 Queen St, Campbelltown NSW 2560 1800 464 866
Ibis Budget Campbelltown(opens in a new window)
* 4.6 km 3 Rennie Rd, Campbelltown NSW 2560 +61 2 4628 7340
Quest Campbelltown(opens in a new window)
* 4.7 klm 1 Rennie Rd, Woodbine NSW 2560 +61 2 4622 4900
The Hermitage (opens in a new window)
* 5.2 km 5 Grange Rd, Leumeah NSW 2560 +61 2 4628 1144
* Walking distances are quoted from Google Maps from the accommodation address to William Downes Avenue (Building 21 physical address)


Attendees are invited to display a poster of their research.

There will be prizes for the best student posters on the day.

Prizes 3 x $200 Cash prizes - courtesy of NSW Department of Industry


Register will open on the 1st July, 2018 for the 7th Biennial NMR, MRI and Diffusion Symposium and Conference Dinner.

Payment will be through the Western Sydney University OneStop secure payment system.

Registration   Attendee - delegates attending the full day's symposium sessions. $ 150
Student - bona fide students attending the full day's symposium sessions. $ 65
Business Attendee - Business and industry people who have been invited by to attend.          (includes Facility tour and the Symposium Dinner.)$TBA
Presenter - Invited Speakers to register for symposium and conference dinner. A voucher code will be issued with your invitation. Nil cost
Networking Event. The conference dinner is included in the cost of registration and will be held at Rydges Hotel, Campbelltown; 15 Old Menangle Rd, Campbelltown NSW 2560. (6:30 - 10:00 pm).

Further Information

Nanoscale Research Group nano@westernsydney.edu.au
Prof. William S. Price


+61 2 4620 3336

Mrs Robyn Grey


+61 2 4620 3456

Dr Scott Willis


+61 2 4620 3114