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Sydney Vital – Allied Health Projects Seed Funding-Closed

Sydney Vital is pleased to invite applications for its Allied Health Projects Seed Funding Awards to the value of $25,000 each. The Sydney Vital Allied Health Projects Seed Funding Scheme intends to seed new ideas in allied health research, 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 should align with Sydney Vital’s goals.

 

Key Dates

Call for Applications: 20th February 2018

Closing Date for Applications: 12th March 2018

 

Useful Documents

Seed Funding Guidelines

Application Form 

 

Any queries should be directed to [email protected]

 

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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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Sydney Vital Travel Awards 2018 – Closed

Sydney Vital invites applications for Travel Awards to the value of $1,500 for domestic travel and $3,000 for international travel. Our aim is to encourage outstanding PhD students, ECRs, researchers and clinicians from within the Sydney Vital network and institutions to present their scientific research progress at national or international conferences.

Submission Guidelines

Applications must be combined in a single PDF file and must be submitted as attachment in an email to [email protected]. Please use the following naming convention:

Last Name_ First Name_ Travel Award_ Application_2018

Last Name_ First Name_ Travel Award_ Supervisor_2018

Applications will close on Wednesday 28th February 2018. Sydney Vital Centre Manager, Suzie Nguyen, can be contacted on 9926 4726 or at [email protected] to assist with any queries.

Download guidelines here:

Sydney Vital_Travel Award_Guidelines_2018_Round 1

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Sydney Vital Research Scholar Awardees Round 7

Congratulations to the following members who were recently awarded a Sydney Vital Research Scholar Award. Awardees receive $10,000 towards their research.

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Sydney Vital Research Scholar Awards Round 7- CLOSED

Sydney Vital Research Scholar Awards Round 7- CLOSED

Sydney Vital is pleased to invite our members to apply for our Research Scholarship Awards, Round 7.

We invite applications for Research Scholar Awards to the value of $10,000 to support research projects of 12 months duration that closely aligned with the aims and objectives of Sydney Vital.

Closing date for applications: 10th Nov  2017. For further information and an application form please click here

Download the guidelines here

We also invite you to become a Sydney Vital member Here

Please contact Sydney Vital at [email protected] if you have any questions.

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Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary (HPB) PhD Research Program (Liver)

The HPB Unit at Royal North Shore Hospital is offering a full-time position in the field of liver surgery/liver cancer for enrolment in the Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine) program at the University of Sydney commencing in 2018.

Research program opportunities related to Liver (but are not limited to):

  • Investigating tumour-stroma interactions in colorectal liver metastases
  • Investigating tumour-stroma interactions in HCC and/or cholangiocarcinoma
  • Prognostic biomarkers in liver malignancies
  • Pre-clinical modelling of liver malignancies
  • Quality of life after resection of malignant liver tumours
  • Impact of biological agents on outcome following resection of colorectal liver metastases
DOWNLOAD THE GUIDELINES

For more information, please contact:
Professor Thomas J Hugh
[email protected]

 

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Sydney Vital Breast Cancer Implementation Research Scholarship – CLOSED

Sydney Vital is proud to offer a unique scholarship opportunity is available for an outstanding PhD scholar to conduct research in the area of breast cancer implementation science. The successful applicant will conduct their research as part of the Breast Cancer Multidisciplinary team at the Mater Hospital, North Sydney and the Northern Sydney Local Health District.

Open to:

1. The scholarship is offered subject to the applicant having an unconditional offer of admission or being currently enrolled in full-time studies in a PhD at the University of Sydney, and be willing to undertake research in the field of breast cancer implementation science.

2. Applicants must hold an Honours degree (First Class or Second Class upper) or a recognised medical degree in a related discipline, or equivalent.

3. Applicants must have previous research experience.

4. Applicants must be Australian citizens, Australian Permanent residents or New Zealand citizens.

Value and Duration: The Scholarship will provide a stipend allowance of $35,000 per annum from the date the successful applicant commences the scholarship until the 31 July 2019, subject to satisfactory academic performance. An extension may be offered by the University should funds become available. The maximum duration of the scholarship (including any extension) will not exceed three years.

Open Date: Apply Now

Close Date: 3 September 2017

View Guidelines
Download Application
For more information, please visit http://sydney.edu.au/scholarships/research/faculty/medicine#SC2124
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Research Fellowship in the area of Nanotechnology – CLOSED

Applications are invited from suitably qualified researchers for a Research Fellowship under Sydney Vital Flagship Program 3: Nanotechnology.

This is also to invite any of you interested in Translational Cancer Research to become a member of Sydney Vital.

Key Dates

Call for Applications: Tuesday 31st January 2017
Closing Date for Applications: Tuesday 27th February 2017
Announcement of Outcome aim at: Wednesday 15th March 2017
Please read on: Flagship3_ Nanotechnology_Research Fellowship_ Application_2017-31012017

Please let us know if you have any further questions.

Email: [email protected] for general information regarding your application submission.

Email: Alexander Engel: [email protected] for specific question regarding the Flagship 3.

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Research Scholarship Applications Round 5 – CLOSED

Sydney Vital is pleased to offer 5 x Research Scholarship Awards to the value of $10,000 each for one year, to students, preclinical and clinical researchers working in the area of Translational Cancer Research.

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Implementation Research _ Seed Funding Round 2 – CLOSED

ABOUT THE EOI

Sydney Vital is calling for proposals for implementation research pilot projects via an Expression of Interests (EOI) process.

This expression of interest (EOI) may include (but are not limited to) the following themes:

  •  Educate Sydney Vital member network on implementation (T3) of evidence based supportive care strategies for cancer symptoms and treatment side effects.
  •  Develop Health Professional Education modules using e-learning techniques which can be made available to clinicians in NSW.
  •  Identify new clinical pathways or techniques based on the evidence based guidelines suitable for implementation
  •  Test methods for delivery of psychosocial support and reduction of treatment toxicity
  •  Identify ways to improve management of survivorship issues in cancer patients including cognitive dysfunction.
  •  Implement communication skills training or other self- care strategies for staff working with late stage cancer patients.
  •  Test new methods of care or prognostic factors for patients with late stage cancer.

FUNDING AVAILABLE

Up to $25,000 in funding to support the undertaking of an implementation research project. The funding must be spent within 12 months of receiving the award. Management team may allocate funding to one or more implementation research projects in the 2015-2016 calendar year.

For further information: Implementation Research_Seed Funding Round 2

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