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October 2017

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bullet Welcome to the Nexus for October 2017

We have some exciting news to share with you all this month. The TCRN is offering a number of funding opportunities including PhD top-ups and the Cancer Challenge of the Year funding ($150,000).

We are pleased to announce the recipients of the last round of TCRN PhD Scholarship Top-Up awards and we profile Frances Byrne who was the recipient of a TCRN Travel Grant.

The Consumer Engagement Workshop is now just 3 short weeks away so please remember to register as soon as possible to ensure that you secure a place in the session.

Finally, we highlight the most recent publications from some of our members across areas such as genomics and managing risk.
Grant-Funding-Image TCRN Funding Opportunities Available NOW!

The TCRN has a number of funding opportunities that are now available to members and PhD students including the return of the $150,000 Cancer Challenge of the Year.

Interested in applying?

health consumer engagement Consumer Engagement Workshop - 14 November 2017

The TCRN’s Consumer Engagement Workshop is one of the most anticipated and successful research support services provided by the TCRN.

This year we open the Consumer Involvement in Research Information session to all TCRN and UNSW researchers.

Would you like to get involved?

Screen Shot 2017-10-26 at 1.50.46 pm 2017 R2 Conference & Professional Development Grant Recipient: Frances Byrne

Frances Byrne has recently attended the Immunometabolism and Chronic Disease (IMCD) Conference as part of her professional development in order to present her poster, share insights and collaborate with others her field.

Click below to read the interview and find out more about her valuable lessons from her experience.

Discover more

Screen Shot 2017-10-24 at 4.20.59 pm ASMR National Scientific Conference Registration

The TCRN has one full registration for the upcoming Australian Society for Medical Research (ASMR) 56th National Scientific Conference on the 14th and 15th of November. Anyone who is interested in attending should contact the TCRN providing a brief explanation of why they should attend (150 words max) by Monday 30th October

Would you like to learn more?

Screen Shot 2017-10-05 at 12.22.33 pm Congratulations to 3 successful recipients of 2017 TCRN PhD Scholarship Top-up Awards

The TCRN is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2017 PhD Scholarship Top-Up Awards to Yuan-Yin Chen, Ashleigh Lester and Govardhan Anande from UNSW.

Learn more about the recipients

iStock_000019716260Large_5 Recent interesting articles from TCRN members

In this monthly article the TCRN Operations & Projects team use on-line tools to identify publications attributed to TCRN members. We are using Scopus, the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature as our primary source.

This month the various articles span the full translational pipeline from bench to bedside and beyond.

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