2022 Anatomical Dissection and Cosmetic Procedures Workshop

Queensland University of Technology (QUT) – Medical Engineering Research Facility (MERF).

The  Anatomical Dissection and Cosmetic Procedures will take place at QUT MERF. 

Address: QUT MERF, Staib Road, Chermside Qld 4032 (Within the Grounds of The Prince Charles Hospital).

Information on QUT MERF:

The Medical Engineering Research Facility (MERF) supports medical devices research and development cycle in a state-of-the-art QUT facility. QUT MERF enables cutting-edge research, and also supports health research advances at the Prince Charles Hospital

MERF have capabilities for preclinical studies, including post-explantation evaluation, and facilities for hands-on skills training for surgeons, theatre staff and sales personnel.

Backed by rigorous academic research from the Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, MERF provides preclinical research models in small and large animals for the assessment of new biomaterials, medical devices, implants and surgical techniques. We have a strong focus on applications in orthopaedics, but our capabilities extend to all clinical fields.

MERF provides a responsive service in a GLP-accredited environment, with well-established animal and cadaver research, and training models. Their dedicated team comprises international experts and includes surgeons, veterinary scientists and a quality assurance personnel.


Parking & Buses


Please see MAP of QUT below.  Parking is available around the Medical Engineering Research Facility (MERF), however, please note parking is limited.

If you are driving, it is imperative to allow sufficient time to find parking at QUT MERF prior to the workshop commencing at 8.00am.



On the morning of the workshop, a bus will pick up delegates from the Pullman Brisbane foyer and drop off at QUT MERF. Parking is very limited at QUT MERF as it is a university so catching the bus is recommended.
Those staying at the Pullman will be required to put their luggage on the bus in the morning as the bus will not return to the Pullman. Luggage will be stored on the bus during the day. Those not continuing on the Non-Surgical Symposium will be required to remove their bags from the bus at the conclusion at the event.


Upon the conclusion of the workshop a bus transfer is available to transport all delegates attending the Non-Surgical Symposium from QUT MERF to the Gold Coast. This bus transfer must be pre-booked via this website as seats are limited.

Please note that the buses will only be stopping at Sofitel Gold Coast and The Star. If you are making alternative hotel arrangements you will need to make your own way from one of these hotel properties.