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April 2014

  The TCRN is a translational cancer research centre program funded by the Cancer Institute NSW Cancer Institute NSW  
bullet Welcome to the TCRN April 2014 Newsletter
Welcome to the TCRN newsletter for April 2014 with updates on activities and information on translational cancer research as well as key articles highlighting the work of TCRN members.
Cancer Services TCRN Once-Off Professional Development Grant: 2014 World Cancer Congress

The TCRN is offering its members an opportunity to attend the 2014 World Cancer Congress "Joining Forces – Accelerating Progress" as once off Professional Development grant
Application deadline: 3.00pm Tuesday 29 April 2014

Full details for the TCRN Once Off Professional Development Grant for 2014 World Cancer Congress.

TCRN CAC member Gillian Begbie Consumer Input Unlocks Cancer Research Complexity

A series of new appointments to the TCRN’s Consumer Advisory Committee is set to benefit UNSW and UTS researchers by giving them access to significantly expanded consumer expertise...

Read more about the work of the CAC and research collaborations.

Ben Daniels; TCRN Biostatistician TCRN Biostatistician Service

Ben Daniels is a biostatistician available to assist TCRN members completing a research study.

Daniels recommends researchers consult with him at the start of their projects to assist in designing studies to gain maximum analytical power, and to help with things such as understanding how many subjects might need to be recruited in answering a particular research question.

Read more on TCRN Membership Services

Jie Bin Lew; TCRN APA Recipient Second UNSW Australian Postgraduate Award Scholarship Announced

Congratulations to Jie-Bin Lew, who has been announced as the second of two recipients of the UNSW Australian Postgraduate Award ("APA") in translational cancer research plus a TCRN Scholarship Top-up.

Jie-Bin completes her PhD studies under the guidance of Associate Professor Karen Canfell. Her PhD Thesis will focus on evaluating the cost and effectiveness of colorectal cancer screening in Australia.

Read more about UNSW APA Scholarship recipient Jie-Bin Lew

Hospital clinicians PhD Student Support Initiatives Provide a Bird’s Eye View of Translational Cancer Care

Professional development initiatives at the TCRN are helping PhD students build their understanding of the clinical side of cancer research and treatment in the world outside the lab.

Read more about TCRN PhD Student Support Initiatives...

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