Congratulations to Ursula Sansom-Daly who has been awarded the 'Rising Star' PhD Award 2014 at the 2014 Premier’s Awards of the Cancer Institute NSW. The ‘Rising Star’ award honours an exceptional PhD student who is making significant progress and shows the potential to make an impact in any field of cancer research. Ursula has undertaken a program of PhD research that is pioneering the field of adolescent and young adult (AYA) psycho-oncology in Australia. Congratulations Ursula!