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Teaching Week 2019

The ICR is producing a series of communications activities to mark our third 'Teaching Week' (1-7 July). This page will bring together news items, blog posts, videos and related content that reinforce our credentials as a global leader in cancer research, education and training.

  View our content from our previous Teaching Weeks:

ICR recognises next generation of cancer researchers

The ICR Studentship Awards support a selection of talented PhD students and help to ensure that we continue to give the world the best in science, scientists and cancer treatments.

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ICR honours campaigning parents and convergence scientist with honorary degrees

The ICR has awarded the founders of Christopher’s Smile and a world-leading expert in convergence science with honorary degrees at this year's awards ceremony.

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VIDEO: Getting help with projects at the ICR

Dr Ramsay Singer is a Clinical Research Fellow at the ICR working on immunotherapy drugs to improve treatments for patients with breast cancer.

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VIDEO: Providing support for our students at the ICR

Sarah Ash is a second-year PhD student at the ICR researching immunotherapy treatments to limit the spread of metastatic breast cancer.

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VIDEO: Student Phuc Hoang tells us about PhD life at the ICR

In this new video, Phuc Hoang — a third year PhD student studying multiple myeloma — talks about the what it is like to study for a PhD at the ICR.

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BLOG: What is it like to study at the ICR? We speak to some of our amazing students to find out

Our students are an integral part of our mission to 'make the discoveries that defeat cancer' and will form the next generation of cancer researchers. We speak to several of our students to find out why they choose to study at the ICR.

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VIDEO: The diverse curriculum of the ICR's Oncology MSc course

Clinical Oncology Registrar, Dr Sooha Kim talks about the exciting and dynamic Oncology MSc course and how she would recommend studying at ICR because of its great reputation.

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VIDEO: The ICR's MSc in Oncology: "The basic science informs what I practice at work every day"

Oncology registrar, Leroy, is in the second year of his Oncology MSc at the ICR. Here he describes how the basic science informs what he practices at work every day.

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VIDEO: What does PhD student Haider Tari like about studying at the ICR?

Haider Tari is a PhD student who uses mathematical modelling to understand cancer cell interactions. In this short video, he talks about why he has enjoyed studying at the ICR.

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BLOG: Tackling cancer evolution and resistance in our new Centre for Cancer Drug Discovery

Fiona Want is a second-year PhD student in our Division of Cancer Therapeutics. Read her student blog about her future move to the Centre for Cancer Drug Discovery and her experience as a student at the ICR.

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VIDEO: PhD student Anabel Zelceski on studying at the ICR

PhD student Anabel Zelceski shares her thoughts about studying at the ICR.

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VIDEO: Working in close collaboration with scientists and clinicians on the ICR's Master's course

Dr Saira Khalique is a Medical Oncologist. Saira talks about the flexibility of the ICR's Oncology MSc course, the support network and the new Buddy system at the ICR.

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VIDEO: Meeting colleagues from different deaneries on the ICR's Oncology MSc course

Clinical Oncology Registrar, Dr Jeffrey Rubasingham, shares his positive experiences of meeting different people and making friends on the Oncology Master's course at the ICR.

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BLOG: Investing in our future means both great facilities and great people

The ICR is investing £75 million in creating a state-of-the-art Centre for Cancer Drug Discovery on our Sutton site. That presents a huge opportunity to attract the best researchers and students, Registrar and Director of Academic Services Dr Barbara Pittam argues.

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