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The incredible value of going public

We speak with two science communication masters about the benefits, ethics and sheer fun of communicating your research to the public.

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Taking pride in all of our researchers

On LGBTQ+ STEM day, we hear from two Cancer Research UK scientists on the power of diversity and why bringing your full self to your research is so important…

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Professor Eithne Costello: On the road to early detection

Professor Eithne Costello on the challenges of ambitious trials, the evolution of early detection as a field in its own right and why a guiding framework is all important.

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Taking on DNA repair to tackle cancer

Pioneering therapeutics targeting the damage repair mechanism of DNA polymerase theta in a range of cancers have entered human trials – we tell the story from discovery to translation.

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“The power of science”: HPV vaccine proven to dramatically reduce cervical cancer

New results find that the HPV vaccine was shown to dramatically reduce cervical cancer rates by 90% in women in their 20s who were offered it at age 12 to 13.

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The director’s cut: How Dr Catherine Elliott sees the future of cancer research

We caught up with Director of Research, Dr Catherine Elliott, to talk pandemic recovery, research careers and the role of curiosity in a goal driven scientific environment

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What the Budget 2021 means for research

The Comprehensive Spending Review has set out the Government’s spending plans for the next three years – but what do these plans mean for our research community and its work?

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Unravelling the mystery of Barrett’s oesophagus

Barrett’s oesophagus affects around 1 in every 100 to 200 people in the UK, and, for a small number of people, can develop into oesophageal cancer. But the origins of the condition have remained a mystery for decades, until now.

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The award-winning researcher behind next generation sequencing

We speak to Professor Shankar Balasubramanian about his work on NGS, his incredible translational journey and the power of the pub…

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Recognising the essential role of clinical research nurses

We hear from Rosie Lomas – the ‘Excellence in Cancer Research Nursing Award’ winner – and the other shortlisted nurses about their work and the vital role they play in delivering clinical trials.

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