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1 Cancer Bath 2 nd April 2009 The Steering Committee: Dr Lorenzo Caggiano, Dr Andrew Chalmers, Dr Alison Evans, Ms Katja Haferburg, Dr Matthew Lloyd, Dr Sofia Pascu, Dr Julie Turner-Cobb

2 Why is the network important? About 1/3 people get cancer and 1/4 die from it. Around 1/220 people are newly diagnosed with cancer each year; Almost every department in the University has academics working on cancer; Cancer and Oncology is the biggest research area at the RUH. It is also a major interest at other centres; Lots of opportunities for networking and collaborative research; Research funding is going to centres of excellence.

3 Mission Statement The networks mission is to facilitate interaction between departments and institutes, multi-disciplinary research and provide excellent research and training opportunities for its members. It is also our mission to interact with fundraisers and industry, and generally raise awareness of all aspects of cancer

4 Programme for Today 4.00 pmWelcome and Introduction Dr Matthew Lloyd, University of Bath 4.05 pmFunding and future priorities from CRUK Dr Simon Vincent, CR-UK 4.35 pmFunding opportunities from the NHS Dr Alistair Taylor, RUH 4.50 pmDrinks and informal networking

5 Networking Info Name badges to write on; Coloured spots for different expertise; Pick the colour(s) that apply to you; If you want to be introduced to someone here, ask one of the steering committee. Biological Sciences Chemical Sciences Maths, Engineering and Physical Sciences Health and Social Sciences Clinical Sciences

6 After Today Participants board of expertise with contact details; website to find people to interact with: You will need a BUCS username (prsmdl format) and password to login. You can search for keywords, disease, model systems or techniques. You can also input your own search terms. Check your profile and keyword search and notify any corrections to by Friday 1 st May Ideas board for future events.

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