PROSTATE CANCER RESEARCH INITIATIVE
Closing Date for Applications: 4pm, Wednesday 14 October 2020
This Initiative has been made available through the generous provision of the late Alan Tuthill by including a gift in his Will to make this research possible.
What is the objective?
To direct funds to advance research in the understanding, prevention and/or treatment of prostate cancer.
Who can apply?
Applications will be accepted from appropriately qualified researchers and /or clinicians and/or research teams who will be conducting the research at an administering institution in WA. The institution can be within a university, affiliated to a university or major hospital, or an appropriate independent medical or scientific research institute. The work should primarily be conducted in Western Australia; however this does not preclude funding the Western Australian component of research involving interstate or international collaboration.
Potential application of the funds
Researchers / research teams / institutions seeking the funding are at liberty to propose any viable model for the application of the funds. This may include but is not restricted to:
- The appointment of a new prostate cancer research fellow, research postdoc, other level of researcher or buy-out of clinical time to undertake the research.
- The institution may wish to build a larger entity or program of work into which this funding might sit.
- Substantive contribution to national or international research collaborations in prostate cancer.
What funds are available?
Just over $483,000 is available for the research with the expectation that funds will be expended over three years with a possible extension of one year.There will be no indexation of the amount awarded under the grant.
How to Apply
Applications must be accompanied by a letter of support from the administering institution or the Chief Investigator A's primary institution.
For IMPORTANT information on how to write a plain language summary please review the General Guidance Documents.
For information contact:
Research Admin Officer
Education & Research
Cancer Council Western Australia
420 Bagot Road
SUBIACO WA 6008
(08) 9388 4354