Dr Karol Sicher Cancer Research Fellowship


Closing Date: Friday 10 November 2017 


This is a biennial Fellowship that was endowed in 1995, by a legacy from the estate of the late Dr Karol Sicher. 


The Fellowship is intended for a research project or period of study in support of research, in any aspect of cancer diagnosis, assessment or management for up to three months (within the next year) in the United Kingdom or abroad. The purpose is to learn a research technique that could be utilised in the applicant's own department. At the end of the Fellowship, the successful candidate will be required to render a report to The Royal College of Radiologists. 


Up to £7,000. Due note will be taken of other sources of funding obtained by applicants.


The Fellowship is open to members and Fellows of The Royal College of Radiologists from both Faculties, holding a clinical appointment of any grade in the United Kingdom. A list of past Fellows is available.

To apply: 

Applicants must submit: 

  • completed application form. The application form requires:
  • A detailed account of the proposed project including title, purpose, timing, plan of investigation, methods and techniques of study

  • A budget plan

  • Details of two referees, both of which should be consultant clinical radiologists or clinical oncologists, as relevant

  • A brief curriculum vitae
  • Letter(s) of support from the research venue and supervisor. 

Further details of the application and assessment process is available.

Applications must be completed electronically and submitted by email to research@rcr.ac.uk 

Assessment procedure

An assessment panel nominated by The Royal College of Radiologists will consider applications in open competition. The decision of the assessment panel is final and binding. Shortlisted candidates may be interviewed by the assessment panel after the closing date. Applicants will be informed of the outcome of their applications as soon as possible after the Specialty Training Board meetings.

Any queries should be addressed to research@rcr.ac.uk