Our News and Events page is the best way to stay up-to-date with PoCoG news and to learn about upcoming opportunities.

CDW: End of life, palliative care and bereavement  [27/02/2024]
We are now accepting submissions for our next CDW, which is in Sydney on Thursday 30 May and has a focus on a focus on palliative and end of life care as well as bereavement. More
Research Study: Co-designing the iCanBlend Model  [06/02/2024]
University of Sydney Researchers are looking for participants to co-design a cancer specific, blended psychological support model. More
December Newsletter  [16/01/2024]
Read our newsletter for the last quarter of 2023. More
Supporting the Voice to Parliament  [21/09/2023]
PoCoG statement supporting the Voice to Parliament. More
Improving cancer outcomes for First Nations people  [22/06/2023]
Considerations, opportunities and strategies for improving access to cancer clinical trials for First Nations peoples. More
Improving Outcomes for First Nations Cancer Patients - FINAL Module  [20/04/2023]
PoCoG and the TACTICS CRE at UQ have launched the final module in the series Improving Outcomes for First Nations Cancer Patients. More
Improving Outcomes for First Nations Cancer Patients - Module 2  [07/02/2023]
PoCoG and the TACTICS CRE at UQ have launched Module 2 of the e-learning series Improving Outcomes for First Nations cancer patients. More
Congratulations Professor Brian Kelly AM  [02/02/2023]
PoCoG Chair, Professor Brian Kelly, was made a was made a Member in the General Division of the Order of Australia (AM) on Australia Day. More
PoCoG Webinar  [01/06/2022]
SA PoCoG hosted a webinar on digital health in psycho-oncology in the context of South Australia More
PoCoG Scientific Meeting  [21/10/2021]
The 2021 PoCoG Scientific Meeting is on YouTube More
Survey Distribution Policy  [14/09/2021]
PoCoG's Survey Distribution Policy guides our decision making with regard to member requests to promote surveys among our membership. More
Webinar - Research with vulnerable populations  [14/09/2021]
Want to know more about conducting psycho-oncology research with vulnerable groups, but not sure where to start? This webinar is for you! More
PoCoG Scientific Meeting  [10/08/2021]
We have reinvented the PoCoG Scientific Meeting for 2021 to provide a forum for our community to meet, without contributing to Zoom-fatigue! More
Webinar - Implementation in systematic reviews  [17/06/2021]
PoCoG's Implementation Special Interest Group webinar is available on YouTube More
Improving cancer outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people  [18/03/2021]
This e-learning series: Improving cancer outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people was developed by the Menzies School of Health Research in collaboration with the Psycho-oncology Co-operative Research Group. More
PoCoG Research Highlights 2019-2020  [15/10/2020]
Our annual Research Highlights outlines all of our key achievements over the last 12 months. More
SA PoCoG Webinar - Cutting edge ECR research  [30/09/2020]
SA PoCoG, our dedicated interest group for psycho-oncology researchers and clinicians in South Australia, is hosting a webinar from 12pm - 130pm (1130am -100pm SA time)? on Thursday 22 October.? More
PoCoG Fear of Cancer Recurrence Webinar  [31/08/2020]
The PoCoG FCR Special Interest Group is hosting a webinar on 29 October. More
COVID-19 New Ways to Work  [26/03/2020]
PoCoG is curating a list of articles and resources to support the continuation of research during the COVID-19 enforced isolation period. More
Congratulations Prof Phyllis Butow!  [04/09/2019]
Prof. Phyllis Butow has been awarded the 2019 Payne-Scott Professorial Distinction, which commences in 2020. More
PoCoG 2019 Scientific Meeting  [01/05/2019]
Revolutionising Access to Psycho-oncology is the theme for our Scientific Meeting in Adelaide on Sunday 10 November. More
Vale Dr Melanie Price  [01/02/2019]
It is with great sadness that we acknowledge the loss of our colleague and dear friend Dr Melanie Price, who died unexpectedly on Friday 21st December 2018. More
PoCoG Members Receive Australia Day Honours  [31/01/2019]
PoCoG is proud to extend a HUGE congratulations to three members who were recognised in the 2019 Australia Day Honours List. More
PhD Opportunities with PoCoG  [30/01/2019]
PoCoG is currently accepting expressions of interest from suitably qualified candidates interested in pursuing a PhD with us. More
PoCoG Presents...  [30/01/2019]
PoCoG hosted Professors Ron Epstein from the USA and Gerry Humphris from Scotland in January. More
Quality of Life Office - Update  [01/11/2018]
Read about new staff members in the Quality of Life Office and upcoming workshops. More
Opportunity - Associate Research Fellow  [23/10/2018]
Western Sydney University is looking for an Associate Research Fellow, who understands LGBTI experiences of cancer survivorship and care to join the Out with Cancer team. More
Opportunity - Cancer Council Liaison  [23/10/2018]
Cancer Council NSW is looking for someone to join the team as a Cancer Council Liaison based at Concord Cancer Centre. More
PoCoG 2017-18 Annual Report  [27/09/2018]
The PoCoG Annual Report is hot off the press - download a copy now. More
Opportunity - PhD Scholarship in Survivorship  [13/09/2018]
Applications for a scholarship to support a full-time PhD focusing on cancer survivorship are now open at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre. More
Building track record - Four Questions for Phyllis  [01/08/2018]
Professor Phyllis Butow, the founding chair of PoCoG, passed the formidable milestone of 500 publications earlier this year. Hear how she did it. More
Webinar - Methodological Considerations in Implementation Research  [04/07/2018]
Listen to the PoCoG - Cancer Council NSW webinar on Methodological Considerations in Implementation Research using the Clinician-Led Improvement in Cancer Care Study as an example. More
Opportunity - PhD Scholarship in PROs in Ovarian cancer  [03/07/2018]
Apply for a PhD scholarship in the area of patient-reported outcomes in ovarian cancer More
Psycho-Oncology Journal now accepts Registered Reports  [21/06/2018]
Psycho-Oncology now accepts Registered Reports a new article in which methods and proposed analyses are preregistered and reviewed prior to research being conducted. More
Clinical Consultation Skills Retreat 2018  [12/06/2018]
On 5-8 August Cancer Council Victoria and the Centre for Organisational Change in Person-Centred Healthcare at Deakin University are delivering the 2018 Clinical Consultation Skills Education Retreat for Oncology Clinicians. More
How to Engage with Consumers for Better Cancer Care  [31/01/2018]
Cancer Australia offers resources and practical tools to help everyone involved in health care to work with consumers to improve outcomes. More
Congratulations Professor David Kissane AC  [30/01/2018]
Professor David Kissane was made a Companion in the General Division of the Order of Australia on Australia Day. More
Obituary - Dr Jimmie Holland  [24/01/2018]
Obituary - Psycho-oncology founder Dr Jimmie Holland, MD passed away at the end of 2017. More
PoCoG SAC Members Win COSA Psycho-oncology Award  [18/10/2017]
We are delighted to announce that PoCoG SAC members Prof David Kissane and Dr Ursula Sansom-Daly are recipients of the 2017 COSA Psycho-oncology Awards. More
PoCoG Annual Report  [27/09/2017]
The PoCoG Annual Report summarises our research highlights for the 2016-17 financial year. More
PoCoG 2017 Scientific Meeting- Speaker Showcase  [03/08/2017]
This week's Speaker in the Spotlight is Professor Maree Teesson Director NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Mental Health and Substance Use and NHMRC Principal Research Fellow at the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre. More
Survey - Emotional Wellbeing & Stress Screening  [02/08/2017]
Participate in a University of Newcastle survey on emotional wellbeing and stress screening in your service. More
Survey- Sleep disturbance in brain tumour  [26/07/2017]
PoCoG members are invited to participate in an online survey of health professionals active in the care of patients with a primary malignant brain tumour or brain metastases. More
A Tribute to Dr Melanie Price by Professor Phyllis Butow  [05/07/2017]
PoCoG bids a fond farewell to Dr Melanie Price, who is stepping down this week after nine years as Executive Director. More
Members in the Media: Dr Ursula Sansom-Daly  [15/06/2017]
Dr Ursula Sansom-Daly our new ECR SAC member has been identified as one of Australia's top young researchers. More
Update from the Quality of Life Office  [26/04/2017]
PoCoG members can access a range of resources from the Quality of Life Office. More
We're Hiring!  
PoCoG is hiring a Research Development Manager/Post Doctoral Research Associate More