European association for palliative care early researcher award

Know a hot young palliative care researcher? Or perhaps you ARE a hot young palliative care researcher?

You might be interested to investigate this award for early palliative care researchers. There are other awards for post docs and for clinical research

You will have to get your proverbial skates on as applications close 13th December. The EAPC research congress is in Dublin in June 2016.




ANNOUNCEMENT – palliative research scholarship in Victoria AND travel grant

Research Masters or PhD Scholarship
The PCRNV will be offering a Masters or PhD scholarship in 2015 for Victorian students that are able to conduct high quality research into palliative care leading to immediate patient benefit.
The scholarship holder will be supported at his/her full salary for the duration of a full-time PhD (three years) or Masters (two years) to undertake research in palliative care. The successful applicant: will be enrolled as Masters or PhD candidate at a Victorian University; will have the majority of the research funded by the PCRNV completed within Victoria and; whom the Primary supervisor and applicant/student are based at a Victorian University (co-investigators and/or collaborators may work interstate or internationally).
The scholarship scheme is the result of a partnership between the Victorian Cancer Agency (VCA) and the PCRNV, and is designed to build research capacity in Victoria.
Stipends for the scholarship will be in line with NHMRC rates and are as followed:

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EAPC young researcher award 2015

Know a talented young palliative researcher? Are a talented young palliative researcher?

The Early Researcher Award (formerly Young Investigator Award) was created as an annual award by the EAPC in 2009. This award is designed to recognise the work of young (novice) scientists and clinicians in the field of palliative care who have recently made, or are currently making an outstanding contribution to research. It aims to highlight their personal career development and their potential for the future.

Applications close end of November 2014 and the winners go to the EAPC congress in Denmark. 

The candidate should:

• be at an early stage of his/her research career in palliative care (does not refer to actual age)
• have a strong documented interest and skills in research in palliative care
• hold an academic or clinical position in palliative care
• hold a postgraduate degree (e.g. PhD, MD, Masters)
• be able and willing to give a plenary lecture in English at the 14th EAPC World Congress

The following must be evident in application:

• A strong interest in research in palliative care
• How candidates link research ideas to EAPC research priorities
• Evidence of academic and/or clinical development
• Detailed description of research methods and results and their relevance to palliative care
• A clear work plan showing personal development
• Evidence of post graduate training
• Environment / research group that candidates have worked in
• Evidence of publications and presentation of work at conferences or similar events
• Evidence of scientific awards (if any)
• Evidence of ability to do a presentation in English

Applicants from around the world are welcome. Candidates who already applied for the award in previous congresses are invited to reapply!

Here is the link…..

Cheers, Sonia