Pre-clinical child cancer researchers, clinical child cancer researchers, and current or future translational research leaders are all eligible to join KCA. Pre-clinical researchers eligible for membership include:
senior laboratory heads
Those recognised as future translational research leaders will typically satisfy one or more of these criteria:
project leaders responsible for supervising two or more researchers/students
project leaders attracting a minimum of $100k in peer reviewed grants
researchers who attract their own salary
researchers who apply for peer reviewed grants
proactive translational cancer researchers aiming for future leadership positions
fellows who significantly contribute to research capacity.
Clinical researchers wishing to become members need to meet at least one of the following criteria:
demonstration of translating evidence into practice and implementing widely
demonstration of playing a clear role in advancing clinical outcomes through research
evidence of input into clinical practice guidelines
defined involvement in clinical trials (delivery, standards, conduct)
improving clinical practice by evidence-based research.