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Tuesday, 17 October 2017
Wriggling worms and migrating cancer
An article by Dr Mark Hill of the Oxford Institute for Radiation Oncology and Prof Aziz Aboobaker of the Department of Zoology has been selected as the cover article of the October Issue of Development. The article describes a collaborative project to study the migrating behaviour of stem cells...
Wednesday, 23 August 2017
Oxford science goes to Durham
Runners at the Framwellgate ParkRun got a taste of cancer research with their morning run on Saturday,15 July. The Department of Oncology teamed up with Framwellgate School (Durham) to reach out to people taking part in the regular 5K run. The Department's Public Engagament Manager, Martin...
Thursday, 20 July 2017
A UNIQ course - Oncology welcomes tomorrow's scientists
On Monday, 24 July the Department of Oncology will welcome 27 students from across the UK who will gather in Oxford to find out what it would be like to study here. During the week the students will live in college accommodation, eatin the halls, experience student life and discover the science...
Friday, 16 June 2017
Medical Research Council - Festival of Medical Research.
Members of the Department of Oncology will be out and about in the community over the next week or so explaining how your tax money is used to fund ground breaking medical research in Oxford. Scientists from all over the world work together to tackle cancer, eczema, and aenemia. Your genes play...
Friday, 5 May 2017
Video makers visit the Department of Oncology
Last September, a challenge went out to schools to make a two-minute video to explain our science to the public. Over 30 teams of students rose to the challenge. On 5 April, the top six entries visited the Department of Oncology to collect their prizes and take advantage of the opportunity to...
Thursday, 23 March 2017
A big thank you to the Natural History Museum in Oxford for again giving us a chance to show off our science on Saturday, 11 March. They tolerated a lot of mess as we enterained our visitors with some ideas from Professor Sibson who is developing ways to make brain tumours more accessible to...
Friday, 10 March 2017
Super Science Saturday: curing the brain
Visit the Oxford University Museum of Natural History and explore science surrounded by dinosaurs! On Saturday 11 March, members of the Department of Oncology will be exploring how the brain presents special challenges in cancer research. They will be highlighting the work of Professor Nicola...
Wednesday, 1 March 2017
Girls do physics: physics cures cancer
In late February the Department of Physics hosted a Greenlight for Girls event to encourage young women to think about studying physics and to challenge the perception that physics is for boys. The Department of Oncology joined the workshop which highlighted the impact of physics in the treatment...
Thursday, 20 October 2016
Oxford talking about Stand up to Cancer
On Friday, 21 October scientists from the University of Oxford’s Department of Oncology and Institute of Biomedical Engineering – Professor Boris Vojnovic, Professor Anne Kiltie, Jia-Ling Ruan, Yesna Yildiz and Professor Eleanor Stride, will be part of the audience in the live show of “Stand up to...
Monday, 10 August 2015
Interview with Sarah Blagden, Associate Professor of Experimental Cancer Therapeutics
Thursday, 15 May 2014
The Department of Oncology’s ‘Evolution of Cancer’ board game receives press coverage
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