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.

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.

A cancer of substantial unmet need: why we’re making lung cancer a priority

Lung cancer is one of four cancers of substantial unmet need that we identified as priorities. We're investing in some of our most ambitious research to date.

A fond farewell, a bright future: reflections on the London Research Institute

As our London Research Institute transforms into the multidisciplinary Francis Crick Institute, Richard Treisman reflects on the move and opportunities ahead.