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Cancer Institute NSW’s Premier’s Awards for Outstanding Cancer Research

This annual event is the NSW leading awards program that celebrates excellence and innovation in cancer research.

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2013 winners

  • The NSW Premier's Award for Outstanding Cancer Researcher of the year
    Professor John Thompson
    Melanoma Institute Australia and University of Sydney, Sydney Catalyst Translational Cancer Research Centre
  • NEW AWARD: Big Data, Big Impact
    Dr Jason Wong, Dr Luke Hesson, A/Prof John Pimanda and Dr Joe Thurbon
    Lowy Cancer Research Centre, UNSW
  • NEW AWARD: The Kids' Cancer Project Award
    Dr Orazio Vittorio
    Children's Cancer Institute Australia for Medical Research, Lowy Cancer Research Centre, UNSW, Kids Cancer Alliance Translational Cancer Research Centre
  • Excellence in Translational Cancer Research
    Anthony J Gill and Roderick J Clifton-Bligh
    Cancer Diagnosis and Pathology Group and Cancer Genetics Group, Northern Translational Cancer Research Unit
  • Outstanding Cancer Research Scholar
    Dimitri Conomos
    Children's Medical Research Institute and University of Sydney, Kids Cancer Alliance Translational Cancer Research Centre
  • The Pfizer Oncology Scholarship
    Goldie Yuan Lam Lui
    University of Sydney
  • Outstanding Cancer Research Fellow
    Dr Georgina Long
    Melanoma Institute Australia and Westmead Institute for Cancer Research, Sydney West Translational Cancer Research Centre
  • Innovation in Cancer Clinical Trials
    TROG (Trans Tasman Radiation Oncology Group) Cancer Research
    Hunter Translational Cancer Research Unit, Hunter Translational Cancer Research Unit
  • Wildfire Award
    Dr Pascale Guiterra
    Melanoma Institute Australia and Sydney Melanoma Diagnostic Centre, Sydney West Translational Cancer Research Centre
  • The Professor Rob Sutherland AO Make a Difference Award
    Professor Neville Hacker
    The Royal Hospital for Women, Translational Cancer Research Network

 

2012 winners

The 2012 Premier's Awards for Outstanding Cancer Research were awarded at the Cancer Institute NSW's annual cancer awards night in Sydney to honour the work of the state's most innovative and dynamic cancer researchers.

  • Outstanding Cancer Researcher of the year
    Professor Phyllis Butow, University of Sydney
  • Excellence in Translational Cancer Research
    Professors Michelle Haber AM, Glenn Marshall and Murray Norris, Child Cancer Research Collaborative
  • Outstanding Cancer Research Scholar
    Dr Steven Kao, University of Sydney and Sydney Catalyst lianslational Cancer Research Cenlie
  • The Pfizer Studentship Award
    Emma Ramsay, University of NSW
  • Outstanding Cancer Research Fellow
    Professor Richard Scolyer, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital
  • Innovation in Cancer Clinical Trials
    Dr Craig Underhill, Border Medical Oncology Research Unit
  • Wildfire Award
    Pancreatic Cancer Research Group, Garvan Institute
  • Make a Difference Award
    Professor Rob Sanson-Fisher , University of Newcastle

 

2011 winners

  • NSW Premier's Outstanding Cancer Researcher of the Year
    Professor Roger Reddel, Sir Lorimer Dods Professor and Director of Cancer Research Unit, Children's Medical Research Institute, Westmead
  • CINSW 2011 Premier's Fellow of the Year Award
    Dr Alexander Swarbrick, Garvan Institute Medical Research
  • CINSW 2011 Premier's Scholar of the Year Award
    Dr David Chang, Garvan Institute Medical Research
  • CINSW 2011 Innovation in Cancer Clinical Trials
    Dr Meer Agar, Sydney South West Palliative Care Service

 

Previous Outstanding Cancer Researcher of the Year recipients

  • 2013: Professor John Thompson
  • 2012: Professor Phyllis Butow
  • 2011: Professor Roger Reddel
  • 2010: Professor Rob Sutherland
  • 2009: Professor Phillip Hogg
  • 2008: Professor Simon Chapman
  • 2007: Professor Robyn Ward
  • 2006: Professor Bruce Armstrong