Palliative Care Research Network

About Us

The purpose of the Palliative Care Research Network (PCRN) is to develop a platform for sustainable research collaboration.

The PCRN is currently funded by the Victorian Cancer Agency and the Department of Health and Human Services, Victoria, Australia. The Centre for Palliative Care (a Collaborative Centre of St Vincent’s Hospital and The University of Melbourne) is the administering organisation.

Download a copy of the About Us information sheet here.

Our Strategic Objectives

  1. To foster capacity building through mentorship of researchers and the provision of networking and collaborative initiatives.
  2. To provide development opportunities to researchers establishing a career via the identification and provision of research funding and training opportunities.
  3. To create linkages to the local, national and international context through research partnerships and effective communications and marketing.

Latest News

Keep up to date with important news and stories from the PCRN:

PCRN Forum - 30 November 2017: Community members’ knowledge of and perceptions about the role of law at the end of life: Some empirical findings 
by  Professor Lindy Willmott (Queensland University of Technology, QLD)

For more information and to register please click here.

Congratulations to recipients of the PCRN Travel Grants 2017
For a listing of 2017 PCRN Travel Grants Recipients please click here.

Congratulations to recipients of the PCRN Small Project Grants 2017
For a listing of 2017 PCRN Small Project Grants Recipients please click here.

Introducing Members of the PCRN Research Advisory Group 2017
For more information please click here.

PCRN Forum - 1 March 2017: Presentation now available
“Presenting research to a lay audience” by Ms Sasha Petrova (The Conversation, VIC)
For more information click here.

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Contact Us

Please direct all enquiries to:

Ms Soula Ganiatsas
PCRN Program Manager

Tel:  + 61 3 9416 0000
Fax: + 61 3 9231 1202
Email: pcrnv@svha.org.au

Postal Address:
Palliative Care Research Network
St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne
Mailbox 65, PO Box 2900
Fitzroy, Victoria 3065, Australia