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UNIQ Summer School 2018

In July, the Department of Oncology was involved in the UNIQ Summer school, which is run as part of the University of Oxford’s programme to increase diversity amongst students and is a committed supporter of making Oxford accessible to everyone. 

Congratulations to student prize winners

The 6th Annual Oncology Student Symposium was held at St Anne’s College, for the second time, on Monday, 9 July. The day went really well, and the only complaint about the weather was that it was a bit stuffy in the marquee!  Second year students gave their talks in the - thankfully air-conditioned - Mary Ogilvie lecture theatre; and first years presented their posters in the marquee on the lawn in St Anne’s Quad.  The standard was again agreed to be very high, with clear and confident talks and eye-catching posters which were eloquently explained.

Dr Xiao Wan awarded NC3Rs fellowship

Congratulations to Dr Xiao Wan from Professor Eric O’Neill’s group for her success in obtaining an NC3Rs Training Fellowship for ‘Developing human organotypic perfused bioreactors for physiologically reproducible therapeutic compound screening of a tumour microenvironment’.  Xiao’s research at the CRUK/MRC Oxford Institute for Radiation Oncology in the Department of Oncology focuses on developing bioreactors that more accurately recapitulate the tumour microenvironm

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