Research features

Our Research Features explore in more depth how we are implementing our Research Strategy, and the opportunities available to you as a researcher.

An inspirational mentor and cell signalling pioneer: Chris Marshall

Professor Chris Marshall, who died in August 2015 from the disease he spent his life studying, was one of cancer biology’s most eminent scientists.

Asking the right questions in clinical research

We have made changes to our clinical research funding structures, and introduced a new Statement of Intent to provide clarity around the types of research.

Boosting progress in population research

We’re giving researchers around the world the chance to build novel collaborations that will develop innovative ideas and drive population research forward.

Breaking down barriers and helping to progress clinical research careers in the UK

Clinician scientists provide a valuable bridge between research and clinical practice. We’re making sure they have the support they need to develop a career in

Asking the right questions: how do you set a Challenge that’s Grand?

We tell the story of how we narrowed down the biggest problems in cancer research to seven Grand Challenges.