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South West Sydney Research facilitates world-class research by supporting multi‑professional and multi‑centre collaboration, working to improve our competitiveness, and reducing barriers to research conduct and translation.


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The 2019 round of our Research Grant Scheme is now open. We invite researchers to propose projects that align with the ACI’s mandate, functions, strategic plan and research priorities. Our consultation phase ends 14 June – see for application information.

Reflecting on a fabulous 2018 and looking forward to an exciting year ahead for research in south western Sydney!

Want to help improve health services delivery and clinical and population health outcomes? This is an exciting opportunity to lead and manage our newly established Clinical Trials Support Unit. Applications close 3 December. APPLY NOW

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Cancer-Related Research Seminar – 18th July

SWSR Seminar

You’re invited to attend a fantastic two-part cancer-related research seminar at the

Ingham Institute for Applied Medical Research!

Where: Level 1 Boardroom, Ingham Institute, 1-5 Campbell Street, Liverpool

When: Tuesday 18th July 12-1pm

NO RSVP required




Speaker One: Professor David Thomas, Head of Cancer Research at the Garvan Institute of Medical Research, Sydney.

Presentation Title: Genomic Cancer Medicine

Professor Thomas leads “OMICS into clinical practice’, one of the four areas of focus for the SPHERE Cancer Clinical Academic Group.





Speaker Two: Professor Christopher Heeschen, Centre for Stem Cells in Cancer and Ageing, Barts Centre Institute, London UK.

Presentation Title: Targeting the Achilles Heel of Pancreatic Cancer Stem Cells

Professor Heeschen is visiting Sydney from the Barts Cancer Institute in London. He currently collaborates with researchers within the network and interested in broadening this engagement

The South West Sydney Research Small Grant Scheme is expected to be offered again in early 2019.

To be alerted when new opportunities become available please register with South West Sydney Research and join our members’ email list.

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