Call for PdCCRS applications 2014

Announcement of Research Priorities 

Cancer Australia and its Funding Partners are pleased to announce the Funding Partners and Research Priorities for the 2014 round of the Priority-driven Collaborative Cancer Research Scheme.

This funding scheme helps to:

  • coordinate funding of priority-driven cancer research at the national level,
  • foster collaboration between cancer researchers to build Australia’s cancer research capacity, and
  • foster consumer participation in cancer research, from design to implementation.

The call for applications to the Priority-driven Collaborative Cancer Research Scheme has now closed. 

Cancer Australia and its 2014 Funding Partners invite applications for Priority-driven Collaborative Cancer Research Grants to commence in 2015.

Grant applications must relate to the research priority areas identified by Cancer Australia and the following Funding Partners:

  • Cancer Council Australia        
  • Cancer Council NSW    
  • Cure Cancer Australia Foundation
  • The Leukaemia Foundation
  • National Breast Cancer Foundation
  • Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia
  • The Kids' Cancer Project

Application forms, guidelines and further information

For any enquiries please contact: Dr Ameera Yousiph at Cancer Australia.

UPDATED ADVICE (29 January 2014): When completing Part B-GP: Grant Proposal, please note Item E: CI Track Record, may be up to two (2) pages per CI, as stated in the NHMRC Grant Proposal Template. Please disregard the one (1) page limit stated in the PdCCRS Rules for Applicants.

UPDATED ADVICE (3 February 2014): For applications to the young investigator categories (Categories B and C) in the 2014 PdCCRS round, please note that:

  • Category B – 1-year project grants will only be considered by Cancer Australia and/or Cure Cancer Australia Foundation and/or The Kids’ Cancer Project. Applications to Category B must address research priorities of Cancer Australia and/or Cure Cancer Australia Foundation and/or The Kids’ Cancer Project.
  • Category C – up to 2-year project grants will only be considered by Cancer Australia and/or Cure Cancer Australia Foundation and/or the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia. Applications to Category C must address research priorities of Cancer Australia and/or Cure Cancer Australia Foundation and/or the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia.

UPDATED ADVICE (24 FEBRUARY 2014): Please note that the research priorities for Cancer Council Australia listed in the 2014 PdCCRS Additional Questions- Standard Grants should read:

Research addressing inequalities in cancer care and outcomes.

“Inequalities in cancer care” may include, for example, variation in patient care or service delivery due to community, sociodemographic, economic, cultural, racial or other factors.