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November 2018

  The TCRN is a translational cancer research centre program funded by the Cancer Institute NSW Cancer Institute NSW  
bullet Welcome to the Nexus for November 2018
In this month's Nexus, we announce our Major Pilot Funding Grant scheme! Up to $200,000 is available for translational research projects. Details of how to apply are below, applications close on January 20th 2019.

The TCRN Symposium was held on October 30 and was a great day. Congratulations to the winners of the oral rapid fire and poster sessions.

We also congratulate the recent Clinical PhD Top-up Scholarship Awardees. The TCRN is now supporting 21 PhD candidates across the network including 6 Clinical PhD Scholarship Top-ups.

Congratulations are also in order for a number of our members who have been awarded funding and have been recognised for their achievements.

Finally, our members have had a productive month and we highlight some of the most recent publications.
Grant-Funding-Image_1 Major Pilot Funding Grant Scheme

The TCRN Major Pilot Funding Grant is a unique funding opportunity that provides up to $200,000 to support one or two translational research projects. The scheme is intended to support investigators from across all disciplines of cancer research to undertake preliminary work in preparation for a major grant application.

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1am Congratulations to the Recipients of 2018 Round 2 Clinical PhD Scholarship Top-up Award!

The TCRN is very pleased to announce the Clinical PhD Scholarship Top-up Awards.

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3 2018 TCRN Symposium

Congratulations to the Winners of Best Oral and Poster Presentation at the Inaugural TCRN Symposium!
The inaugural TCRN Symposium was held on October 30th. Over 130 TCRN members and supporters have attended and showcased their translational work under the TCRN network.

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4 From Zero to Hero: Scaling up Your Implementation - February 18th 2019

Learn concepts, methods and tips from world-renowned leaders in scaling up complex interventions in Public Health, Prevention and Cancer Implementation Research, both at a local, international and international scale.

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unswnewsroom_pancreaticcancer_1 UNSW Research Teams Win Grants to Tackle Pancreatic Cancer

Two TCRN Members, Professor Christopher Heeschen and Associate Professor Phoebe Phillips, have been awarded grants for research to fight one of the world’s deadliest cancers.

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antoinette-anazodo_002_2 Cancer Researcher Takes Out Top NSW Health Awards

Leading oncologist and UNSW academic Dr Antoinette Anazodo has been recognised at the 2018 NSW Health Awards and Premier’s Awards for her groundbreaking research into fertility preservation for young cancer patients.

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David Goldstein_2 Why Pancreatic Cancer Research Is So Important?

TCRN Director Professor David Goldstein was interviewed by the ABC to talk about why pancreatic cancer research is so important.

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Screen Shot 2018-11-21 at 3.50.11 pm Seminar: 30+ Years of Implementation in Mental Health: Lessons From the UK

At this seminar Professor Kevin Gournay will share his experience in the design, implementation, and evaluation of innovations in mental health. With complex models of care in real world settings fidelity of implementation is important to deliver benefit to consumers.

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Publications_3.jpeg 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.

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Missed the last TCRN Nexus Newsletter?
You can view it here.