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News and Event

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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Sydney/NSW Thyroid Cancer Interest Group – November Case Discussion Meeting

On Thursday, 9th November, we were proud to present our second Thyroid Cancer Interest Group this year with our sponsor- Eisai Australia.

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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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Dr Andrew Care Awarded Early Career Fellowship from Cancer Institute NSW

Dr Andrew Care has been a member of Sydney Vital since 2017 and this year was awarded a 2018 Early Career Fellowship from the Cancer Institute NSW.

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NSW Premier’s Awards 2018

The annual NSW Premier’s Awards are back.

Hosted by the Cancer Institute NSW, this year the Awards will recognise the achievements of individuals and teams that work in cancer research across NSW and showcase the outstanding work they have put in to lessen the impact of cancer.

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Sydney Cancer Conference 2018 – Closed

This will be the sixth Sydney Cancer Conference and is focusing on the theme of ‘Bridging research and practice,’ the program features all areas of cancer research – basic biomedical, public health, clinical and psychosocial – making the latest information and research available to delegates.

Sydney vital will be supporting up to ten attendees and applications are invited from suitably qualified researchers. 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 complete the Sydney Vital Registration Support Form for the SCC2018 and must be submitted as a single PDF attachment in an email to [email protected]. Please use the following naming convention:

LastName_FirstName_SCC2018

Once approved, Sydney Vital will complete payment of the successful applicants’ registration fee. Please note, we will not reimburse any payments that have been made prior to applying for registration support.

Applications will close on Friday 25th May 2018. Sydney Vital Centre Manager, Suzie Nguyen, can be contacted on 9926 4726 or at [email protected] to assist with any queries.

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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

Closing Date for Applications: Friday 13th April 2018.

Please read on: Flagship 3_ Nanotechnology_Research Fellowship_ Guidelines_2018

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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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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Asbestos 101

We’re sure you have heard of asbestos. It’s a highly heat-resistant fibrous mineral that is found in some fabrics, brake linings and fire-resistant and insulating materials.

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