Awards and Grants

The AGITG offers a number of awards and grants every year for research concepts that have the potential to make an impact in the area of gastro-intestinal cancer research. 

Grants

1. Innovation Grants

Community-funded grants of up to $200,000 for a proposed AGITG-sponsored new research study that aims to lead on to a larger scale AGITG-sponsored trial to be supported by a peer-reviewed grant source or industry.

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2. Philanthropic Funding

The GI Cancer Institute works with members and the Working Parties to help fund new AGITG-led pilot and small-scale studies, substudies and translational research, with funding secured through our loyal community of GI cancer supporters.

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Awards

1. John Zalcberg OAM Award for Excellence in AGITG Research

The John Zalcberg OAM Award for Excellence in AGITG Research recognises a member of the Australasian Gastro-Intestinal Trials Group (AGITG) who has made a significant and outstanding leadership contribution to AGITG research over a sustained period.

Nominations may recognise the contributions of investigators, research staff and lay members of the AGITG including consumers.

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2. Merck-AGITG Clinical Research Fellowship in GI Cancer

The Merck-AGITG Clinical Research Fellowship in GI Cancer is a prestigious two-year Fellowship valued at AUD$150,000.  The Fellowship provides early career researchers with an opportunity to work in the busiest GI clinic in the UK and to assist in the development of collaborative links between the AGITG and UK research groups.

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3. Best New Concept Award

The presentation that is voted Best New Concept at the New Concepts Symposium will win $3,500 and the concept will be taken forward for a formal review by the AGITG Upper or Lower GI Working Party.

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4. Best of Posters and Fast Forward Sessions

The best abstracts from the Poster Session and Fast Forward Session at the Annual Scientific Meeting will receive $3,500 and $1,500 respectively.

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5. Outstanding Site Award

Clinical trial sites actively involved in AGITG trials are encourage to apply to win two complimentary registrations to the Annual Scientific Meeting.

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6. Christine Aiken Memorial Award for Excellence in AGITG Study Coordination

The inaugural Christine Aiken Memorial Award will be awarded at the AGITG Annual Scientific meeting in recognition of a significant and outstanding contribution by an AGITG study coordinator.

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7. AGITG Member Fundraiser of the Year Award

AGITG Member Fundraiser of the Year Award will be awarded at the AGITG Annual Scientific meeting in recognition a member’s commitment to fundraising for GI cancer research.

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