The focus of Ca-PRI is on the role of primary care throughout the cancer care continuum, including prevention, screening, diagnosis and supportive and palliative care.

Thus Ca-PRI has three main ambitions:

  • To support and stimulate networking among researchers in this field.
  • To encourage and support comparative studies.
  • To create an environment for carrying out international collaborative studies.

Executive member role description:

  • Ensure that the international network exists and is active.
  • Participate in strategy and conference planning; attend regular meetings/teleconferences.
  • Promote Ca-PRI membership locally, nationally and internationally from all disciplines related to research and development in the fields of primary and cancer care.
  • Consider hosting a Ca-PRI meeting – or to be volunteered for same.
  • Act as an ambassador for Ca-PRI, and recruit new members – particularly early career researchers.
  • Producing publication materials for dissemination.


Application process

Nominations for the Executive Committee should be sent by email for the attention of the current Chair – Professor David Weller and include the following information:

  • Name, role and organisation
  • A weblink to your profile, or a couple of paragraphs summarising your research skills and experience
  • A description of your potential contribution to the Ca-PRI Executive Committee.

Applications will be accepted until the end of September 2018 and should be sent to:

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For more information please contact:

Vicky Hammersley (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Tel: 0131 6517880)