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Research Fellowship Opportunity – Flagship Program 1: Inflammation

Sydney Vital Flagship Program 1 is currently looking to hire a Research Fellow.

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Sydney Vital Members Receive Ramsay Research and Teaching Fund

Sydney Vital Members, Prof Robert Baxter and Dr Sarah Hayes are awarded the Ramsay Research and Teaching Fund 2018/19 with their Knowledge Discovery Projects in biomedical research.

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Flagship 2 collaboration paper wins 2nd prize in the International-Atom Indonesia Best Paper Awards

A team of international collaborators under Sydney Vital’s Flagship 2, has won the 2nd prize in the 2nd International-Atom Indonesia Best Paper Awards 2018 (I-AIBPA 2018)

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Grace Lim Awarded Sydney Vital Travel Award

Ms Grace Lim, the PhD student under our Thyroid Cancer TCE (Translational Centre of Excellence), was awarded a Sydney Vital Travel Grant to attend and present her research study at this year’s annual meeting of the American Thyroid Association.

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A report on Outcomes 2014-2018

On 5th November,  Prof Alexander Engel ( committee member and director of Sydney Vital) gave a presentation of Sydney Vital at the Surgical Grand Rounds.

After introducing our current position and roles, Prof Engel summarised our achievements and outcomes over the past four years comprehensively and addressed Vital’s plan and vision for the upcoming years.

For access to the full presentation content, please click here.

 

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Dr Sarah Hayes Awarded Sydney Vital Travel Award

Dr Sarah Hayes, one of our early career researchers who specializes in proteomics research, was awarded a Sydney Vital Travel Grant to attend the 17th Human Proteome Organisation (HUPO) World Congress (Sept 30 – Oct 3, 2018)

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2018 Neuroendocrine Tumour Q&A Session

On the August 9, 2018, Sydney Vital teamed up with The Unicorn Foundation to host the 2018 Neuroendocrine Tumour Q&A Session. The session saw over 100 attendees come together to hear about what’s new in Neuroendocrine Tumours and why research plays a vital role in patient outcomes.
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Sydney Vital Seed Funding – Closed

Sydney Vital is pleased to invite applications for its Seed Funding Awards to the value of $25,000 each. The Sydney Vital Seed Funding Scheme intends to seed new ideas, with the goal of generating data to a point where external funding may be sought. The ideas to be tested should be (i) new in concept and (ii) distinct from currently or previously funded research. Projects should focus on Translational Cancer Research and closely align with one or more of Sydney Vital’s Flagship Programs and/or Translational Cancer Research Centres (TCE) which are;

Flagships

Inflammation
Translational Theranostics
Nanotechnology

TCEs

Pancreatic Cancer
Thyroid Cancer
Breast Cancer Implementation
Neuroendocrine Tumours
Glioblastoma
Sydney 1000 CRC
Adrenocortical Cancer

 

Key Dates

Call for Applications: 14 February 2018

Closing Date for Applications: 9th March 2018

 

Useful Documents:

Sydney Vital_Seed Funding Award_Guidelines_Feb 2018

SV_Seed Funding_Application Form_Feb 2018

Any queries should be directed to [email protected]

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Scalp Cooling – What Is It?

Chemotherapy induced hair-loss can be very demotivating, distressing and it knocks the confidence of many who have to go through it.

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What is Translational Cancer Research?

Cancer research is one of the most talked about topics and rightly so. Cancer research is making incredible breakthroughs and paving the way for a future where cancer can be cured and prevented.

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