TRA regularly offers workshops, conferences and resources for researchers to build their expertise in twin research methods and to encourage collaborations. Register at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to be advised of forthcoming professional opportunities.

Along with our workshops, we also provide a free series of online training modules featuring statistical tools and explanations for researchers to expand their skills into twin studies. View the modules here.

Current events

The 19th International Congress on Twin Studies 

11th-14th November 2021.  Budapest.

ISTS and ICOMBO welcome you to join them for the 19th International Congress on Twin Studies.  All workshops and sessions will be live wherever possible, with opportunity for attendance in Budapest for those who can travel. All workshops and sessions will also be recorded.

The call for papers will be announced shortly. Cash prizes will be presented for the Galton Prize for best student presentation, the Gedda Prize for best student poster & the ICOMBO award for a research paper from an Early Career Researcher that would benefit multiple birth families.  Registration free to ISTS members. For more information, see Facebook page, or click here for more information.


36th Conference of the Japan Society for Twin Studies (JSTS) 

22nd January 2022.  Japan.

The Japan Society for the Twin Studies (JSTS) is planning to hold this conference on a hybrid-flexible platform. Papers from researchers around the world (whether affiliated or not with the Japanese society) are being called for now. The subjects accepted are not limited to genetics, but all topics related to twins are welcome.
We hope you will consider participating online. For more information, click here.


Past events

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Twins Research Australia has received continuous funding from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) since 1981, most recently through a Centre of Research Excellence Grant (2015-2022). TRA is administered by the University of Melbourne.

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