Case studies of senior research programme leaders
Read advice on applying for funding from some of our current grantees with a range of backgrounds and expertise. For each researcher featured you'll find an overview of their career path, plus details of the funding scheme they successfully applied to.
Richard told us about leading the practice-changing CAP trial of population-based screening for prostate cancer, and shared his advice for applying for population research funding.
Fiona shared her experience of building collaboration in early detection research, and applying for funding from our Early Detection Programme Award.
Eithne talked to us about building international efforts to detect pancreatic cancer earlier, and how she applied for funding to investigate some of our highest priority topics.
Helen shared her advice on applying for an Accelerator Award, and how she assembled the international team that is tackling a hard-to-treat cancer.
Andrew talked to us about returning from America, attracted by the opportunity to apply his immunology expertise to cancer problems.
Richard told us about coming home to the UK to become director of our CRUK Cambridge Centre.
A clinical lead in early-phase trials, James shares his advice for applying for our Drug Development Projects.
Gerard shares his experience and advice as a successful Science Committee Programme Awardee.
Consultant clinical oncologist Mark gives advice as an Early Phase Trial Grantee.
A clinician scientist and director of studies, Phil shared his experience of applying for a Science Committee Programme Award.
A professor of biochemistry, Tim talks about the timelines involved in applying for a Science Committee Programme Award.
Christian von Wagner
Christian gives his advice as the recipient of a Population Research Project Grant.
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