Join the 2020 NCRI Cancer Conference Scientific Committee

Are you actively working in cancer research? Could you help us produce an innovative and exciting programme for our next NCRI Cancer Conference?

Find out more about the Scientific Committee’s roles and responsibilities, eligibility and how to apply.

Applications for the 2020 Scientific Committee are now closed. 

About the scientific committee

The Scientific Committee is split into four sub-committees who are responsible for content under one of the following streams:
• Cancer discovery / underpinning research
• Prevention, early detection, diagnosis and prognosis
• Treatment
• Living with and beyond cancer

We are especially keen to hear from candidates with the following areas of expertise, however if you think you could contribute in any other way, please do get in touch.

  • Drug discovery
  • Behavioural science and nutrition research
  • Paediatric oncology
  • Policy research
  • Pain management
  • Acute oncology
  • Psychosocial oncology
  • Trainee/Junior Scientist
  • Consumer Forum representative
  • Site specific areas: Brain, Esophageal, Gynaecological, Pancreas, Urological, Rare cancers

How to apply

To apply you will need to complete and submit the application form using the link above.

After the deadline, the applications will be reviewed and positions will be allocated as soon as possible before the 2020 Conference. Successful applicants will be expected to attend the 2019 Conference in Glasgow on 3-5 November and dates of future committee meetings will be shared in due course.

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