The TCRN is a translational cancer research centre program funded by the Cancer Institute NSW
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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'.
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.
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.
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.