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 are now open for 2021. Click below to download the application form and view the grant guidelines and criteria.
Submissions will close on Friday 29th October 2021.
If you have any questions please contact the ASCCP Secretariat at or +61 7 3368 2422.
There were 5 applications for new grants received in 2020. We are pleased to announce that of these 5 applications the following grants were awarded:
Utility of HPV RNA In Situ Hybridisation in the Diagnosis of Cervical Cancer
High-grade Outcomes in Older Women with HPV16/18 Positive Cervical Screening Tests and Relationship to Screening History
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:
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
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
INSPECT - ImpedaNce SPECTroscopy (ZedScan) directed biopsy with high risk HPV and normal colposcopy
Dr Rhett Morton
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:
Women’s outcomes after conservative treatment for intraepithelial or early invasive cervical lesions: A state-wide investigation
Dr Aime Powell
lmmunohistochemistry for HPV testing on archived tissue in women with biopsy proven high grade cervical dysplasia and negative HPV testing
A/Prof Selvan Pather
Anal cancers in women – defining causative HPV genotypes to inform future screening of at-risk women
A/Prof Richard Hillman
Generation of a preclinical humanized skin graft model to expedite novel cervical cancer therapies
Prof Ian Frazer
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:
Molecular analysis of vulval cancer: Investigating the link between primary tumours, local relapse and background skin
Dr Susan Bigby
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