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We regularly feature mini interviews with a variety of members from the Department; whether it's highlighting research from our labs, meeting people from the operations teams or getting to know managers. 

 

Greg Blow is an IT Officer in the Oncology IT Team.
In this interview, Greg gives an insight into the team and his responsibility for specific software, outlines what a 'typical' day looks like and talks a bit about his career path so far. 
 

David Clynes is a group leader who has been awarded with a 'Children with Cancer UK Paul O'Gorman Research Fellowship'.
In this interview, David gives us an insight into his current research on the ALT Pathway and explains how his lab hope to shed new light on strategies that can be used to understand and treat cancers that are currently incurable

Ben Dean is the Executive Officer (Operations).
In this interview, Ben talks about his background, what his role involves and tells us about his cricket obsessions...
 
Amy Elliott is a research assistant in the Radiation Biophysics Core.
In this interview, Amy explains her role and tells us why she enjoys getting involved with Public Engagement. 
 
Florian Groelly is a DPhil student in Madalena Tarsounas lab and has just been elected as one of the student representatives.
In this interview, Florian gives an overview of his research, tells us about one of his greatest achievements so far, and talks about his ambitions as a student rep. 
 
Jane Johnson is the Research Training and Development Manager for the Department of Oncology. 
In this interview, Jane tells us more about her varied role, provides an insight into the Graduate Studies Office and shares her love of the coast, be it Liverpool or Barbados!
 
Daniel McAleese is a Clinical Trial Support Officer in the Oncology Clinical Trials Office (OCTO).
In this interview, Dan not only gives us an insight into his work and the role of OCTO, but also tells us about how his presentation at the Ashmolean's Spellbound exhibition got people thinking about the similarities between science and sorcery!
 
Charlotte Parish is an Apprentice in the Department, working towards an NVQ in Business Administration.
In this interview, Charlotte tells us her reasons for choosing this career path and why she enjoys the variety her role provides.
 
Jackie Parker is an Accounts Officer in the P2P Team in Finance.
In this interview, Jackie provides an overview of her busy role and shares her passion for Public Engagament and the driving force behind it. 
 
Sarah Pearson is the Trial Management Director in the Oncology Clinical Trials Office (OCTO).
In this interview, Sarah describes her job and why there is never a dull day, sheds light on the backgrounds of the OCTO team, gives us an insight into her career motivations and reveals how her sporty children keep her on her toes!
 
John Prentice is the Workshop Manager in the Mechanical Workshop.
As well as discovering the remarkable work of the Workshop Team, this interview also highlights John's career journey so far, his love of bike riding and running, and reveals some amazing personal achievements.
 
Sarah Stone is a HR Assistant within our Human Resources Team.
In this interview, Sarah gives an insight into her role and tells us what is at the top of her to-do list. 
 
Will Taverner is a DPhil student in Len Seymour's lab.
In this interview, Will explains his research and tells us about his recent presentation at a conference in Mexico. 
 
Michael Youdell is the Centre Manager for the Cancer Research UK Oxford Centre and is also one of the Department's Harassment Advisors.
In this interview, Michael gives us an insight into the importance of his team's work and explains why he volunteered to be a Harassment Advisor. 
 
 
 
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