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Georgina Long, 2018 Outstanding Cancer Researcher of the Year

Annual NSW research awards program that celebrates excellence and innovation in cancer research.

The 2019 event will be held at Parliament House on Wednesday 30 October 2019.

 

The NSW Premier’s Awards for Outstanding Cancer Research, hosted by the Cancer Institute NSW, honours the achievements of individuals and teams working across the cancer research sector.

This annual event is the leading NSW awards program to celebrate excellence and innovation in cancer research.

This year’s awards ceremony will be held at Parliament House in the afternoon of Wednesday 30 October 2019. Attendance to the 2019 event will be by invitation only.

Nominees and shortlisted candidates will be invited and required to attend the event. If a nominee is unable to attend the event, they must nominate an alternative person to accept the award on their behalf.

The following four awards will be presented to those outstanding researchers working to lessen the impact of cancer in NSW. 

The Outstanding Cancer Researcher of the Year and Wildfire Highly Cited Publication Awards are by nomination and the Outstanding Cancer Research Fellow Outstanding Cancer Clinical Trials Unit Awards are by selection.

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Outstanding Cancer Researcher of the Year Outstanding Cancer Research Fellow
Outstanding Cancer Clinical Trials Unit Wildfire Highly Cited Publication


Awards by Nomination

Please submit nominations to the Cancer Institue NSW Grants Team via a registered administering institution by COB Monday 30 September 2019.

Outstanding Cancer Researcher of the Year

The Outstanding Cancer Researcher of the Year Award recognises an individual researcher who has made an active, outstanding, sustained contribution to any field of cancer research in NSW; has a record of substantive and noteworthy publications; and has supported, developed and mentored cancer researchers.

The successful award recipient will receive a prize of $50,000 to assist their research endeavours, and a commemorative award.

This is an individual award. Nominations may be made by any individual who is now or has been affiliated with any institution involved in cancer research or cancer medicine in NSW. Nominees cannot nominate themselves for this award


Wildfire Highly Cited Publication

The Wildfire Highly Cited Publication Award recognises a NSW researcher, or team of researchers, who has made a significant difference to cancer care or research practice. This award will be presented to an individual, or research team, for a highly cited publication.

The recipient's contributions will have had a lasting impact on the cancer field and can demonstrate sustained progress against cancer.

The successful award recipient(s) will receive a prize of $10,000 to assist their research endeavours, and a commemorative award.

This is an individual award or team award. Nominations may be made by an individual, or research team who is or has been affiliated with any institution involved in cancer research or cancer medicine in NSW. Nominees can nominate themselves or their team for this award. 


Awards by Selection

Outstanding Cancer Research Fellow

The Outstanding Cancer Research Fellow Award will be presented to an early career researcher who has demonstrated exceptional research progress over the previous calendar year.

The Outstanding Cancer Research Fellow is assessed by a review of the annual progress reports and final reports as submitted in 2019.

The shortlisted Fellows will be assessed by an independent, external Review Committee of the Cancer Institute NSW.

The successful award recipient will receive a prize of $10,000 toward their research endeavours, and a commemorative award.
 

Outstanding Cancer Clinical Trials Unit

Making NSW a destination of choice for cancer clinical trials is one of the strategies of the NSW Cancer Plan.

The Cancer Institute NSW Clinical Trials Program supports Clinical Trial Units by funding Local Health Districts, Speciality Networks and Private Institutions for enrolments to investigator initiated cancer clinical trials and works collaboratively to develop a strategic approach for the selection and implementation of cancer clinical trials relevant to their population.

The best performing Cancer Clinical Trial Unit is selected for this award through the data held in the Cancer Institute NSW Clinical Trials Portal for the period of 1 July 2018 to 30 June 2019.

The successful Clinical Trial Unit will receive a prize of $10,000 toward the activities of the Cancer Clinical Trials Unit, and a commemorative award.

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2015 winners

See who took the honours in 2015 - the outstanding achievements of the individuals and teams that work across the cancer research sector to lessen the impact of cancer for the people of NSW.

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Winners of previous NSW Premier's Awards for Outstanding Cancer Research from 2011-2014

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