Palliative Care Research Network

Applications for the 2016 PCRN Concept Development Workshop are now OPEN

Applications close on July 1st 2016. More information is available here.


Applications for the 2016 PCRNV Travel Grants are now OPEN

If you are a PCRNV member and would like to apply for a Travel Grant to attend a palliative care research conference, you may be eligible to apply for travel funding of up to $1,500.

Applications close on June 24th 2016. More information is available here.


Survey on Research Activity - Summary of Results is Available Now

The Palliative Care Research Network aims to develop a platform for sustainable research collaboration which is based on a priority-driven and clinically relevant research agenda. 

In 2016 the PCRNV compiled and circulated an online survey to assess current palliative care research activity across Australia and to identify what resources would be needed to increase research capacity. The survey was open from February 22 – April 15 and a total of 64 surveys were completed.

A summary of the survey results is now available here.


Video recording now available: PCRNV Forum - "Research into practice: how can it be done systematically and effectively" -  24 Feb 2016

Dr R Sean Morrison from the National Palliative Care Research Center, USA , presented on Research into practice: how can it be done systematically and effectively at recent PCRNV Forum on 24 February 2016.

A video recording of the presentation is now available for viewing here.


PCRNV Breakfast Forum: Recruitment, Implementation and Career Development - 22 October 2015

The recently held PCRNV Breakfast Forum at the 3rd Australian Palliative Care Research Colloquium was focussed on Recruitment, Implementation and Career Development.

The forum was well received and provided early career researchers with an opportunity to network and find out ways to establish a successful career in palliative care research.

Click here for more information.


Setting Research Priorities for Palliative Care

The PCRNV recently undertook a process to confirm research priorities for the next 5 years (2015-2019), to help inform and improve palliative care provision. A wide range of key stakeholders: consumers, health professionals, and PCRNV members, were consulted in the process.

A report providing a brief overview of the process and results is available here.


Read the latest PCRN e-News

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

  • Upcoming PCRN events
  • Results of Survey on Research Activity
  • Something Different?
  • Upcoming Funding Opportunities 2016
  • Recent Publications Relevant to PCRN Members
  • Upcoming Conferences
  • Membership Update

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