Upcoming events

PhD course: PALC8001 Palliative care research - theoretical, practical, ethical and methodological aspects

Week 1 in Trondheim: 6-10 October, 2014
Week 2 in Edinburgh: 10-14 November, 2014


4th International Seminar of the PRC and EAPC RN
Amsterdam, 16-17 October 2014
Abstract submission deadline: 1 September


14th World Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care
Copenhagen, Denmark, 8-10 May 2015
Abstract submission deadline: 15 October



Vacant positions

PhD research position at School of Medicine, Trinity College Dublin & Trinity Centre for Bioengineering: "Mechanisms of Cancer-Related Fatigue (CRF)"

A 3-year scholarship is available, including EU fees and stipend. 

For an informal discussion, or to submit an application please contact Professor Declan Walsh

Applicants should submit a supporting statement, a CV, and the details of two recommenders. Application review begins October 2014 for commencement of research in December 2014

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.