Palliative Care Research Network

About Us

The purpose of the Palliative Care Research Network (PCRN) is to develop a platform for sustainable research collaboration,which is based on a priority-driven and clinically-relevant research agenda.

The PCRN is currently funded by the Victorian Cancer Agency and the Victorian Department of Health. 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

Applications for PCRN Small Project Grants Initiative are now open

Application closing date: 14 April 2017. For more information please click here.

Upcoming PCRN Forum - 1 March 2017

“Presenting research to a lay audience” by Ms Sasha Petrova (The Conversation, VIC)

 For more information click here.

Call for Expression of Interest to join the PCRN Research Advisory Group in 2017

Closing date: 30 January 2017. For more information click here.

Read the latest PCRN e-News

In this edition of the Palliative Care Research Network (PCRN) e-news:

  • Call for Suggestions for 2017 PCRN Forum Topics & Presenters
  • Highlights from recent PCRN events
  • Call for Expressions of Interest to join the PCRN Research Advisory Group in 2017
  • Useful Resources in Palliative Care Research
  • Upcoming Funding Opportunities 2016/2017
  • Recent Publications Relevant to PCRN Members
  • Upcoming Conferences
  • Membership Update

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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

Postal Address:

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