Cancer Council SA Beat Cancer Project: Principal Research Fellowships 2017

The aim of Principal Cancer Research Fellowships program is to support a Fellow to employ early-career researchers, and provide for their mentoring.

The Fellowships will be directed towards research that could make an important difference to cancer prevention, treatment and knowledge across the research spectrum including applied clinical, health services and population health research fields, and biomedical science.

Applications from researchers in applied fields are encouraged.

Objectives of the Beat Cancer Project PCR Fellowship are to:

  • Attract and retain experienced cancer research leaders in South Australia
  • Provide the opportunity to build teams including early-career researchers with clear opportunities for career progression and skill development in research, project management and communication
  • Translate research results to inform complementary research activity, health policy development and health service delivery for better health outcomes
  • Foster collaboration and draw together academic staff from across scientific disciplines, and where relevant, policy makers and population health professionals, for research into cancer prevention and control.

Funding & Duration

Funding is available at up to $200,000 each per annum for 3 years, with the requirement of matched funding.


To be eligible, applicants must:

  • be located and conduct their research primarily in South Australia for the duration of the funding period
  • hold a PhD or an equivalent qualification, or be able to demonstrate an equivalent track record through evidence of post-graduate training, peer-reviewed publication, grant acquisition and other achievements.

Submission Requirements & Due Date

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