Upcoming events


14th World Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care

Copenhagen, Denmark, 8-10 May 2015


Future of the doctorate
Organiser: European Commission
Riga, Latvia, 28-29 May 2015


5th International Seminar of the PRC and EAPC RN
Leeds, UK, 15-16 October 2015

9th World Research Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care
Dublin, Ireland, 9-11 June 2016



Grants and positions

2 year researcher position available in Italy
The Italian Association for Cancer Research (AIRC) is inviting applicants to the International Cancer Research Fellowships (iCARE) program, a funding scheme intended to promote the mobility of experienced researchers to and from Italy.

Deadline: 19 May 2015

Research grant available from SAKK
A $ 1.500.000 research grant is available from the Swiss Group for Clinical Cancer Research.

Deadline: 20 May 2015

Vittorio Ventafridda lecture 2014 by Augusto Caraceni

Professor Augusto Caraceni, the chair of the palliative care programme at the National Cancer Institute in Milan, Italy, accepted the great honour to hold this year's Ventorrio Ventafridda lecture at 5 June, the day of the opening of the 8th World Research Congress of the EAPC in Lleida, Spain.

The title of his presentation was: "Opioids in palliative care: how can research lead to better clinical practice?"

You may download his presentation here.