Articles tagged with: Higher Education

The Cancer Research UK Barts Centre receives greater investment

Posted in BCI Spotlight Articles, Grants & Awards Published by Marianne Baker 03 April 2017

Renewed and Increased Funding

The Cancer Research UK Barts Centre receives greater investment

We have received fantastic news about the Cancer Research UK Barts Centre, which will continue to be supported by charity funding.

Cancer Research UK has announced their investment of over £220 million in their UK network of Centres, of which Barts is proud to be a part...

QMUL Festival of Communities

Posted in BCI on the Road, Engagement, Events, Images Published by Zoe Leech 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...

QMUL's medical institutes rank top in London and second in UK

Posted in General News Published by Zoe Leech 03 June 2016

QMUL's medical institutes rank top in London and second in UK

Queen Mary University of London's School of Medicine and Dentistry has placed first in London in the Guardian's Medicine and Dentistry league tables for 2017, as well as second in medicine and third in dentistry overall in the UK...

BCI STARS 2015

Posted in BCI Spotlight Articles, Engagement, Grants & Awards Published by Zoe Leech 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...

Medical & Dental School Ranking 14/15 - Barts in the Top Ten

Posted in General News Published by Zoe Leech 16 June 2014

Medical & Dental School Ranking 14/15 - Barts in the Top Ten

Three different University ranking systems have placed Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry in the top 10 institutes in the world and the UK.

Student beats cancer and studies with BCI

Posted in In the Press, Profiles Published by Zoe Leech 02 June 2014

Student beats cancer and studies with BCI

The Evening Standard has featured Rachel Sacks, who will be joining us at BCI this Autumn for the MSc Cancer Therapeutics course.

She has beaten Hodgkin lymphoma and is now looking forward to studying cancer biology in more detail...

First 3D laparoscopy surgery in London completed by BCI surgeon

Posted in BCI Spotlight Articles Published by Zoe Leech 28 November 2013

First 3D laparoscopy surgery in London completed by BCI surgeon

Last week, Mr Bijendra Patel began trials of 3D laparoscopy surgery, making Barts Health NHS Trust's surgical teams the first to do so in London. 

Mr Patel is a Consultant Upper GI Surgeon and Director of MSc Surgical Skills and Sciences here at the Barts Cancer Institute and is leading this innovative work...

BCI Cancer Research UK Centre status renewed

Posted in BCI Spotlight Articles, Grants & Awards, In the Press Published by Marianne Baker 21 November 2013

BCI Cancer Research UK Centre status renewed

Today we have received fantastic news: that BCI will remain a Cancer Research UK Centre.

Cancer Research UK has announced their investment of over £100 million across 15 cutting-edge research centres to help get new treatments and diagnostics to cancer patients sooner...

STARS 2013

Posted in BCI Spotlight Articles, Engagement Published by Marianne Baker 04 October 2013

STARS 2013

Our first Science Training for Aspiring Research Scientists (STARS) course ran from 16th-20th September. We invited students from London schools to come to Barts Cancer Institute and experience, first-hand, experimental research science.

The aim of this course was two-fold. Firstly, to inspire and enthuse pupils keen to learn more about science and encourage them to continue to Higher Education, through allowing them to perform modern cell and molecular biology experiments...

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