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Brain cancer doesn’t discriminate… neither do we.

Cure Brain Cancer Foundation

Equal Opportunity Statement

Cure Brain Cancer Foundation is committed to the principles of equity, diversity and inclusion. We recognise that honesty, integrity, respect, fairness and collaboration are fundamental to the advancement of learning and knowledge and are essential to achieve our mission to increase brain cancer survival to 50% by 2023.

Cure Brain Cancer Foundation is dedicated to ensuring that all eligible researchers, irrespective of gender, race, sexual orientation, religion or culture; have an equal opportunity to participate in the Foundation’s grant funding schemes. 

The award of Cure Brain Cancer Foundation grants is predicated on research excellence and merit, determined through a rigorous peer review process undertaken by the Foundation’s Scientific Advisory Committee. 

Cure Brain Cancer Foundation funds the best researchers, irrespective of gender, to support the highest quality brain cancer research and innovation. Cure Brain Cancer Foundation is proud to have committed 48% of its grant funds to women in brain cancer research.

Cure Brain Cancer Foundation has obligations under the Workplace Gender Equality Act 2012 and complies with these obligations. The Foundation’s Equal Opportunity Statement is modelled on the Australian Research Council’s Statement of Support and Expectations for Gender Equality. 

Excellence

Cure Brain Cancer Foundation supports the highest quality researchers, irrespective of gender.

Participation

Cure Brain Cancer Foundation ensures that all researchers have equal opportunity to access the Foundation’s grant rounds.

Cure Brain Cancer Foundation ensures that all applications and proposals are treated fairly and impartially.

Flexibility 

Cure Brain Cancer Foundation ensures that the conditions of award are supportive of different career-life balance decisions.

Cure Brain Cancer Foundation encourages the mentorship of early career researchers through our Early Career Fellowships.