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June 2018

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bullet Welcome to the Nexus for June 2018

In this edition of the Nexus, we are very pleased to congratulate 3 TCRN members who have been recently recognised in the Queens Birthday Honours.

The TCRN Operations and Projects team have been busy over the past few months organising a series of events, namely the Obesity: A new cancer problem, Introduction to Health Economics workshop and the inaugural 2018 TCRN Symposium. We encourage members to register and attend!

Finally, we also profile our recently funded PhD students and TCRN member publications.
TCRN_symbol_print jpeg TCRN Symposium Registrations Open

The TCRN is delighted to advise that registrations are now open for the inaugural TCRN Symposium on October 30 and that a draft program is available.

The Symposium includes keynotes from Professor Emad El-Omar, A/Professor Claire Vajdic and panels discussing Implementation Science in Translational Research and opportunities for nursing and allied health professionals in research. We hope the symposium opens up collaborations across the network!

Register now

Screen Shot 2018-06-21 at 1.21.06 pm 2018 TCRN Symposium Call for Abstracts - Extended

Abstract submissions are now open for the inaugural TCRN Symposium on 30 October 2018.

The TCRN wishes to celebrate and acknowledge the work of our members and we invite you to submit abstracts by August 9 2018. Prizes and awards are on offer, we encourage you to apply!

Submit an abstract

Screen Shot 2017-09-20 at 2.29.40 pm Life after a PhD - A Career Pathway Workshop - 31st July 2018

We are very pleased to announce TCRN’s Life after a PhD – A Career Pathway Workshop 2018! Leaders from various cancer sectors will share their career journeys and mentor attendees in small group discussions. At this workshop, students will also have the opportunity to learn firsthand from the leaders in the field who have utilised their skills and expertise both inside and outside of academia.

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HEAT Logo_NEXUS Introduction to Health Economics Workshop

The TCRN and HEAT (Health Economics Advice for Research Translation) are hosting an Introduction to Health Economics workshop on 23 August. The aim of the day is to introduce the key concepts in economics and health economics.
Details of the workshop and registrations will be announced soon.

Learn more about HEAT

Screen Shot 2018-04-18 at 3.29.37 pm_0 'Obesity: A New Cancer Problem' Event Reminder

Please click the link below to learn more about the exciting program planned for the Obesity: A New Cancer Problem workshop on July 3 at the Lowy Cancer Research Centre.

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Order-of-Australia Queen’s Birthday Honours – Congratulations to TCRN members

The TCRN would like to recognise our members that were recently awarded Queen’s Birthday Honours. Please join us in acknowledging these individuals and their wonderful achievements.

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microscope-385364_1920 TCRN PhD Students

The TCRN is supporting 11 PhD students through PhD Scholarship and Clinical PhD Scholarship Top-Up awards. Learn more about them and their research.

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Screen Shot 2018-06-21 at 1.34.05 pm NSW Parliament presentation - How Cancer Outcomes Can Continue to Improve

In an upcoming NSW Science & Research Breakfast Seminar, Professor David Currow, Chief Cancer Officer and CEO of the Cancer Institute NSW, presents: ‘How Cancer Outcomes Can Continue to Improve’.

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journal banners Recent Interesting Articles from TCRN members

This month we showcase a number of articles published by TCRN members.


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