Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) - Study grants

Contact person Mr Tristan Piguet
Address 62 route de Frontenex
1207 Geneva
Country

Switzerland

Contact Tel: +41 22 809 1843 -
Web UICC
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Application Deadline

15 January and 1 July of each year

Notification of results

April and October same year

Target candidates

Investigators, clinicians, epidemiologists, public health professionals

Duration

3 months

Extension

Up to 3 months with funding secured by the fellow from other sources and at no cost to the UICC

Available

14-16 per year

Value

US$ 10,000 each

Application closing dates

15 January and 1 July

Notification of result

April and October

Objectives

  • To initiate, set up or pursue bilateral cancer research projects with collaborating investigators abroad
  • To exchange and exploit complementary skills and material.
  • To receive training in advanced experimental research methods and techniques

Eligibility

  • Possess appropriate scientific or medical qualifications and a minimum of two years postdoctoral experience
  • Actively engaged in cancer research
  • Have recent publications in the international peer-reviewed literature

Research plan

  • Basic, translational or applied cancer research
  • Prevention-oriented projects are especially encouraged