Dr Toby Trahair – childhood cancer researcher and fundraiser with Tour de Cure

26/04/2018


One of our Clinical Research Fellows, Dr Toby Trahair, is taking part in the Tour de Cure Signature Tour 2018 which starts on Friday 27th April, raising money for cancer research by cycling 1110km from Mackay to Cairns.

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Hair today, gone tomorrow

17/04/2018


Simone Leckey is a Laboratory Support Assistant in our labs. This weekend she gave her hair to help people with cancer.

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New role created for emerging research leaders

04/04/2018


We’re thrilled to announce a new role at Children’s Cancer Institute – Research Team Leader. Applications are now open for emerging research leaders who’d like to establish their own independent cancer research careers.

'Children's Cancer Institute logo and Career Opportunities sign

Meet a Researcher: Q&A with Dr Marion Le Grand

15/02/2018


Dr Marion Le Grand is a Research Officer in our Tumour Biology and Targeting Program. She tells us what she does, and why she came all the way from France to do it.

'Marion at the beach

They dared, children with cancer won – Dare the Boss’s best year yet

30/11/2017


Bosses everywhere stepped up and faced their fears. As Dare the Boss 2017 draws to a close, we thank Australia’s daring bosses and their teams for raising $320,000 for childhood cancer research.

'Family and colleagues with Jude Pink, who conquered her fears of ocean swimming for Dare The Boss.

Meet a Researcher: Q&A with Biljana Dumevska

15/11/2017


Biljana Dumevska is the Laboratory Operations Coordinator in our Personalised Medicine team. With the national launch of the Zero Childhood Cancer personalised medicine clinical trial in September, there’s plenty to coordinate.

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Our science stars shine

25/10/2017


Two of our top researchers have been recognised for their outstanding contributions to science and innovation.

'Prof Maria Kavallaris receives her 2017 NSW Premier's Prize for Science and Engineering from NSW Premier, Gladys Berejiklian (image: Office of NSW Chief Scientist and Engineer).

Science’s night of glamour at Eureka Prizes

31/08/2017


From lab gown to ball gown, virus protection suit to three-piece suit – scientists sparkled in their finery at the Australian Museum Eureka Prizes last night.

'2017 Eureka Prizes - the winners

Meet a scientist keeping drug discovery robots in line

23/08/2017


Karessa Mercado keeps our ACRF Drug Discovery Centre, with its state-of-the-art robotics, running smoothly.

'Karessa Mercado in ACRF Drug Discovery Centre - image credit: Amanda Hoh, ABC

Townsville to Cairns Bike Ride: diary of a support driver

01/08/2017


Guest blogger and scientist Jodie Giles was on the road last week to support a 3-day, 358 km charity bike ride from Townsville to Cairns. This annual event has raised over $5.5M for our research since 1999.

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