ASCCP Research Grants

 

The aim of the ASCCP Research Grant is to fund small or pilot projects in any area of research relevant to the care of women with preinvasive or invasive cervical, vaginal, vulval or anal cancer undertaken by ASCCP members or their fellows as the principal researcher.
 

Submissions Closed

Submissions are now closed for 2020. Applicants will be advised by email of the success of their application.

Submissions will reopen mid 2021.


If you have any questions please contact the ASCCP Secretariat at asccp@yrd.com.au or +61 7 3368 2422.

 

2019 Grants

 

There were 7 applications for new grants received in 2019. We are pleased to announce that of these 7 applications the following grants were awarded:
 

Study Title
Principle Investigator
Funding Allocated
Impact of Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccination on Cervical Abnormality Rates in Young Women (2015-2019): Audit of National Cervical Screening Programme (NCSP) Data Matched with HPV Vaccination Data from the National Immunisation Register
Prof Peter Sykes
$10,089.00
A randomised control trial to assess the role of a virtual reality device to reduce anxiety in patients undergoing colposcopy in an outpatient setting
Dr Gaithri Myalvagunum
$1,100.00
INSPECT - ImpedaNce SPECTroscopy (ZedScan) directed biopsy with high risk HPV and normal colposcopy
Dr Rhett Morton
$10,000.00
2018 Grants

 

There were 4 applications for new grants received in 2018. We are pleased to announce that of these 4 applications the following grants were awarded:
 

Study Title
Principle Investigator
Fundng Allocated
Women’s outcomes after conservative treatment for intraepithelial or early invasive cervical lesions: A state-wide investigation
Dr Aime Powell
$9,487.50
lmmunohistochemistry for HPV testing on archived tissue in women with biopsy proven high grade cervical dysplasia and negative HPV testing
A/Prof Selvan Pather
$10,000.00
Anal cancers in women – defining causative HPV genotypes to inform future screening of at-risk women
A/Prof Richard Hillman
$10,000.00
Generation of a preclinical humanized skin graft model to expedite novel cervical cancer therapies
Prof Ian Frazer
$10,000.00
2017 Grants

 

There were 4 applications for new grants received in 2017. We are pleased to announce that of these 4 applications the following grants were awarded:
 

Study Title
Principle Researcher
Funding Allocated
Molecular analysis of vulval cancer: Investigating the link between primary tumours, local relapse and background skin
Dr Susan Bigby
$9,750.00
Partial High Risk HPV genotyping in young women under 25 in New Zealand with high grade histology. In the post-HPV vaccination era
A/Prof Peter Sykes
$7,365.00