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Developing the Next Generation of World-Leading Cancer Scientists

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Core Technology Facility

46 Grafton Street

Manchester

M13 9WU

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A training and development day for aspiring and recognised world-leading cancer scientists.

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Audience: Anyone engaged in or interested in cancer sciences, including staff and PGR researchers, nurses, clinician scientists and oncologists, and Allied Health Professionals from across the UK.

This training and development event is designed to provide all attendees with:

  • The chance to hear from international, world-leading experts in cancer education and health informatics.
  • Opportunities to attend workshops tailored to early career, mid-career and senior career stages.
  • An overview of funding opportunities from Cancer Research UK.
  • The opportunity to network with others working within the field of cancer sciences.

Programme

09:30 - Registration with refreshments provided

10:00 - Welcome - Professor Rob Bristow (Director, Manchester Cancer Research Centre)

10:15 - Keynote Talk – Dr Bob Tillman (Director, Education, MD Anderson Cancer Center)

11:00 – Networking and coffee break

11:30 - Overview of training and development at Manchester - Professor Stephen Taylor (Leech Professor of Pharmacology & Head of Division of Cancer Sciences, University of Manchester) and Professor Douglas Corfield (Professor of Medical Sciences and MBPhD Director)

11.45 – Keynote Talk – Professor John Ainsworth (Professor of Health Informatics, University of Manchester)

12.30 – Networking lunch

13.30 – Workshops for early career, mid-career and senior researchers

· Early Career – Professor Stephen Taylor + additional facilitators TBC

· Mid-Career and Senior - Dr Bob Tillman + additional facilitators TBC

15.00 – Networking and coffee break

15.30 – New horizons in Clinical Academic Training and CRUK funding opportunities – Rachel Chown and Dr Karen Noble (Cancer Research UK)

16:00 - Event conclusion - Professor Rob Bristow

16.15 – Networking and drinks reception

17.00 – Close

This event is funded by the MAHSC Cancer Domain.

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