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British 10k London Run BCI Charity Challenge 2016

Posted in Charity, Events Published by 13 July 2016

British 10k London Run BCI Charity Challenge 2016

On 10th July, BCI had five charity runners taking part in the Vitality British 10K Run. The runners relished this rare opportunity to run through the closed streets of London, passing some of the city's most famous landmarks, and raising vital funds for the BCI while they were at it.

A big thank you to all our runners for their fundraising efforts and congratulations on completing the course!

QMUL Festival of Communities

Posted in BCI on the Road, Engagement, Events, Images Published by Marianne Baker 09 June 2016

BCI Art Installation

QMUL Festival of Communities

The QMUL Festival of Communitites came to a conclusion on Saturday 4th June with the QMUL Campus Festival at Mile End.

The BCI had an exlusive photographic installation at the festival: "Bringing Cancer Research to Life", which showcased some of our beautiful science imagery...

BCI at the Pint of Science Festival

Posted in Engagement, Events Published by Marianne Baker 07 June 2016

Review by Viola Walther

BCI at the Pint of Science Festival

BCI researchers and SMD colleagues took part in the Pint of Science festival once again this year.

The aim is to unweave the complexity of current research topics for the benefit of a non-scientific audience in a casual setting (over a pint, probably, in a pub)...

Tyson Sharp has run the London Marathon!

Posted in Charity, Engagement Published by Marianne Baker 19 April 2016

Tyson took on the most challenging of physical feats - and raised a huge amount of money for Barts Cancer Institute in the process.

Tyson Sharp has run the London Marathon!

For the first time ever, Barts Cancer Institute had a charity running spot for the world-famous London Marathon. Eager to take on the challenge was our very own researcher and all-round sport, Dr Tyson Sharp!

Barts Cake - Cancer Research UK's Science Cakes

Posted in Charity, Events Published by Marianne Baker 21 October 2015

Barts Cake - Cancer Research UK's Science Cakes

For the third year running, Barts Cancer Institute held a local round of CR-UK’s “Science Cakes” competition.

Nine science-themed cakes were submitted, representing all manner of themes; from renewable energy, to the division of a plant cell, to a boiling-over conical flask!

BCI STARS 2015

Posted in BCI Spotlight Articles, Engagement, Grants & Awards Published by Marianne Baker 16 October 2015

BCI STARS 2015

Twenty-five school students aged 16-17 (year 12) joined us in July, having just completed their AS levels, to take part in the BCI STARS course - a one-week intensive practical course in general research laboratory skills.

STARS 2015 was a huge success aided in no small way by an award of £1000 from the Biochemical Society...

BCI at the Virgin Money London Marathon

Posted in Charity, Events Published by Marianne Baker 12 October 2015

BCI at the Virgin Money London Marathon

For the first time, Barts Cancer Institute has been awarded a precious charity running spot at the Virgin Money London Marathon 2016.

Find out how to sign up, and how QMUL medical student Amy did in her challenge this year, which raised over £1000 each for BCI and the London Air Ambulance...

3rd BCI VOICE Course Success

Posted in Engagement, Events Published by Marianne Baker 09 October 2015

3rd BCI VOICE Course Success

September 2015 saw our third VOICE: Science for Patient Advocates course take place, thanks to Independent Cancer Patients' Voice and all our dedicated volunteers.

Find out how our cancer patient advocates got on in this course, unique to the UK, that teaches degree-level cancer biology and practical research techniques to non-academics...

London Triathlon BCI Charity Challenge 2015

Posted in Charity, Events Published by Kaye Yeung 11 August 2015

London Triathlon BCI Charity Challenge 2015

Over the weekend of 8th - 9th August, our volunteers headed down to the Royal Docks to meet and cheer on athletes taking part in the London Triathlon to raise money for the BCI...

British 10k London Run BCI Charity Challenge 2015

Posted in Charity, Events Published by Kaye Yeung 12 July 2015

British 10k London Run BCI Charity Challenge 2015

On the morning of Sunday 12th July our runners, eagerly supported by BCI volunteers, took to the closed off streets of Central London to take part in the British 10k London Run.

Congratulations to all our runners who all made it round the course with smiles on faces! 

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