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PCRNV Online Membership Portal

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

Through our membership base we aim to foster a productive, collaborative and sustainable program of clinical and community intervention research aimed at enhancing the quality of palliative care for patients and families.

Some of the key benefits of your membership will include:

  • An opportunity to network and collaborate with other palliative care researchers through PCRNV seminars and forums.
  • Apply for range PCRNV funding including; PhD scholarship, project and travel grants.
  • Receive mentorship through PCRNV peer review.
  • Assistance in developing your research idea into a potential project to submit strong grant proposal through PCRNV Concept Development Days.
  • Opportunities to provide mentorship to junior researchers.


Academic ( Research and/or teaching)
Medical / Medical Specialist
Nursing professional
Psychosocial Clinician ( i.e. Social worker, psychologist)
Health Services Manager
Policy (policy manager, policy officer, policy assistant)
Student (PhD, Masters, undergraduate)
Other (specify)

Palliative Care Researcher
Palliative Care Clinician
Social Work
Palliative Care Nursing
Health Economics
Public Health
Allied Health
Other (specify)

If yes, how long have you been active

Population Group
Cancer Type
Types of care / interventions
Symptom Management
Quality of life
Bereavement and grief
Malignant disease
Non-Malignant Disease
Other (specify)

Help with grant concept development
Networking with other researchers
Opportunities to collaborate
Access to funds for projects
Access to funds for fellowships / scholarships
All of the above
Other (specify)

Research Meetings
Research Forums
Concept Development Days
Other (specify)

Invitations to PCRNV events
Face to face relationship building
Updates on latest projects
Not at all
Other (specify)

Resources and funds
Political issues and policies influencing funding and health initiatives
Collaboration opportunities
Networking opportunities
Building research capacity
Lack of awareness of palliative care
Lack of media and promoting the cause
Other (specify)