Tuesday, 8 March 2016

Lyall Watts Mesothelioma Research Grant - further funding available

Applications are invited for this special category research grant commencing in July 2016, to support research in Victoria, at both laboratory and clinical levels, into the pathogenesis, prevention, diagnosis or treatment of mesothelioma. Pure epidemiology studies are not eligible for this grant.

Applications are now open and close on Thursday 31 March at 2pm.

Further funding has been made available for this grant, and two awards up to a total combined value of $700,000 are now available.  We invite applications for between $300,000 and $400,000 for projects to run over 1,2 or 3 years.

Information about this funding opportunity is available at:

Information session - Lyall Watts Mesothelioma Research Grants

There will be a meeting at the Cancer Council Victoria offices on Thursday 10 March at 6pm for researchers interested in applying for these grants, specifically, to:
·         Discuss possible mesothelioma projects
·         Review funding guidelines and timelines for submission; and
·         Network with other researchers or clinicians active in this area.
The Cancer Council Victoria office is located at 615 St Kilda Road, Melbourne. Parking will be available. If you would like to attend, please send RSVP to Cathy Schapper (Cathy.Schapper@cancervic.org.auby COB Wednesday 9 March.

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