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August 2018

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bullet Welcome to the Nexus for August 2018
In this months Nexus eNewsletter, we shine the spotlight on our partner institution, UTS. We profile two UTS Researchers as well HEAT, a collaboration with CHERE at UTS. The TCRN has a number of events planned at UTS towards the end of the year, stay tuned for more details!

We also share an array of exciting upcoming events including the next Randwick Precinct Cancer Roundtable on August 28th and several upcoming funding opportunities.

Finally, we close this edition with a series of articles from members from across the TCRN.

11-07-12-mary-bebawy UTS Researcher Profile: A/Prof Mary Bebawy

A/Prof Mary Bebawy is the Head of the Laboratory of Cancer Cell Biology & Therapeutics at University of Technology, Sydney.

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Nham Tran UTS Researcher Profile: Dr Nham Tran

Dr Nham Tran is the Deputy Head of School, Teaching and Learning, School of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Technology, Sydney. He has been a long time member of the TCRN, contributing to many flagships and initiatives through the years.

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Screen Shot 2018-05-15 at 3.21.16 pm Member Services: Health Economics for Research Translation

The TCRN and the Centre for Health Economics Research and Evaluation (CHERE), UTS have partnered to provide exclusive health economics advice and support for TCRN members.

The Health Economics Advice for Research Translation (HEAT) core team are hosting an Introduction to Health Economics Workshop on Thursday August 23rd in the Level 4 Seminar Space, Lowy Cancer Research Centre, UNSW Sydney.

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Black-UTS-logo-Title Haematological Cancers - Supportive & Palliative Care Concept Development Workshop - September 5th 2018

This half day workshop at UTS provides opportunity for clinical investigators to develop initial ideas or clinical questions for supportive care clinical trial concepts in haematology.

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Pathways suggestion Event Review: PhD Career Pathways Workshop - July 31st 2018

In this very successful workshop led by Professor Jane Phillips and Professor David Goldstein, 12 mentors and leaders from four different cancer sectors (Industry, Academia, Policy/Government, and Clinician-Researcher) outlined a range of career pathways and provided advice for PhD candidates based on their own experience.

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Ford Lab Marie Claire Magazine features Dr Caroline Ford's group in OCRF piece

Dr Caroline Ford and her Gynaecological Cancer Research team were recently featured at 'The Future Shapers' of Ovarian Cancer Research in an article entitle 'Ovarian Cancer Survivors, Campaigners And Doctors Share Their Stories'.

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Screen Shot 2018-08-16 at 1.01.47 pm CINSW Premiers' Awards for Outstanding Cancer Research NOW OPEN

The NSW Premier’s Awards for Outstanding Cancer Research, hosted by the Cancer Institute NSW, honours the achievements of the individuals and teams that work across the cancer research sector to lessen the impact of cancer for the people of NSW.

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Grant-Funding-Image Grant Funding Opportunities - August 2018

There are several Grant Funding opportunities closing soon from organisations such as Tour de Cure, National Breast Cancer Foundation, World Cancer Research Fund, and an exciting collaborative initiative from the Ovarian and Breast Cancer Research Foundations.

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Screen Shot 2018-08-16 at 1.20.54 pm 2018 Cancer Pain Symposium - August 27th 2018

Sydney Vital hope that you can join them for the upcoming Cancer Pain Symposium at Royal North Shore Hospital featuring TCRN Member Prof Jane Phillips amongst other experts in the field.

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Screen Shot 2018-08-16 at 3.14.19 pm SPHERE - Strategic Platform Development - August 21st

Come and hear from Professor Chris Levi discussing the SPHERE Strategic Platforms including Clinical Trials, Workforce Development, Clinical Academic Groups, Innovation, Knowledge Translation, Implementation Science and Supporting Leading Better Value Care.

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Publications.jpeg Recent Interesting Articles from TCRN Members

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


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