AOIFA Awards

The total of €54,000 was raised by more than eighty AOIFA clubs around the Ireland over the period of two years (2016+2017). In early 2018 the Association of Irish Floral Artists (AOIFA) presented the cheque to the IACR. A number of awards in 2019 +2020 which were directly supported by these funds.  

IACR AOIFA Mobility / Seed-Funding Award

Postgraduate and postdoctoral members of the IACR may applied for up to €6,000 towards their research.

These monies were used to visit another laboratory/collaborator for up to 3 months, to learn a new technique or to avail of equipment and expertise not currently available within a research group.

Funds were used to support travel, accommodation, subsistence and research costs.

IACR AOIFA Conference Award

Postgraduate members of the IACR applied for up to €1,000 to support their travel, attendance, and presentation at an international scientific conference in 2019 & 2020.

Conditions of the Awards: 
In addition to the application form, confirmation of abstract acceptance for poster or oral presentation is required, including evidence if applicable that available travel scholarships associated with the conference have also been applied for.

AOIFA Award Gallery 

AOIFA Fundraiser Cheque Presentation


Josie Callan (Treasurer AOIFA), Antoinette Perry (IACR), Amanda McCann (IACR) and Candy Holten (Chairperson AOIFA)

Patient Voice UCD


Dolores O'Leary (Assistant Secretary AOIFA), Amanda McCann (ICAR) and Mary Ronayne (Secretary AOIFA).

AOIFA IACR Celebration

Antoinette Perry (IACR), Amanda McCann (IACR), Brid Coonan (President AOIFA), Mary Kennedy (RTE), Canon Peter Murphy (PP Ardee), Candy Holten (Chairperson AOIFA), Mary O'Brien (Vice Chairperson, AOIFA).

Award Winners 2020

Award Winners 2019

Donate to Cancer Research

All donations to the IACR go directly towards supporting early-stage oncology scientific researchers in their work.

IACR 2023 Carer’s Bursary €300

Apply for funding towards additional costs of care while attending conference. Five Bursaries Available. 

Registration/ Membership for IACR 2023

Registration for the 59th Annual Conference in the Radisson Blu hotel, Athlone is Now Open.

EACR Membership is Included

The IACR is an affiliated national society and its members benefit from full membership of the EACR.

Biomedical Session Abstracts

Deadline: Midnight, Friday, 20th January 2023

Please note:
- Patrick Johnston Lay submission category is now closed
- Late Breaking Abstracts submitted to the Biomedical Sessions will be considered for Display Poster Presentation. 

Social Nursing and Allied Health (SNAH) Abstracts

Deadline: Midnight, Monday, 9th January 2023

SNAH abstract submissions will remain open until Monday 9th January.

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