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Cancer Research Centre of Excellence

A strategic partnership between Imperial College London and The Institute of Cancer Research.

Bioassay (Jan Chlebik for the ICR 2011)

The Cancer Research Centre of Excellence (CRCE) is a strategic partnership between Imperial College London and The Institute of Cancer Research, London to drive forward advances in the detection, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer.

Established in May 2016, the CRCE harnesses the complementary expertise of both partner organisations, bringing together critical mass and excellence from across all Imperial faculties with world-leading basic and translational scientists from the ICR.

The CRCE vision is to improve the quality of life of cancer patients and populations through research. It will cement and expand inter-institutional collaborations by uniting diverse disciplines such as engineering, chemistry, computing and physics with cancer scientists, oncologists and surgeons.

The CRCE will:

The CRCE website is currently under development and further details about CRCE activities will be updated in due course.

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Membership expression of interest

To increase awareness of the potential expertise and resources available for cancer research across the partnership and to establish a conduit by which to inform researchers about opportunities, the CRCE Board wishes to collate information from researchers across the partnership who would like to get involved and benefit from the CRCE.

Researchers from across Imperial and the ICR are therefore invited to submit the following Expression of Interest form, which will enable:

  • the CRCE Board to create a mailing list in relation to future CRCE events and initiatives
  • development of a directory of CRCE expertise and resources.

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CRCE governance

Governance of the CRCE is the joint responsibility of Imperial and the ICR.

The CRCE Board is responsible for overseeing the strategy, day-to-day operations and delivery of the CRCE Vision. Its membership comprises:

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