Prestigious Royal College of Radiologists 2014 Gold Medal Awarded to Professor Gillies McKenna

Professor Gillies McKenna has been awarded the 2014 Gold Medal from The Royal College of Radiologists.  The medal is the highest honour the College has to bestow, and was awarded to Gillies for his ‘enormous national and international contribution to clinical oncology research and training.’

MErCuRIC study launched

Professor Tim Maughan from the Gray Institute for Radiation Oncology and Biology, University of Oxford is working on a new collaboration with the Queen’s University in Belfast who are leading a euro-wide research programme to find a new treatment for bowel cancer. This new research is being funded by the European Commission.

The MErCuRIC study, which was launched yesterday in Belfast, involves eight different countries and will look at two major genetic factors which make bowel cancer difficult to treat.

The Department of Oncology’s ‘Evolution of Cancer’ board game receives press coverage

Dr Martin Christlieb, the Department of Oncology’s Public Engagement Manager, was interviewed live on BBC Radio Oxford on Thursday 15th May. The item, aired on the Malcolm Boyden show, featured Martin’s ‘Evolution of Cancer’ board game, which he uses as a public engagement tool in schools and at events around the country.


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