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26 April, 2018 - Artificial intelligence in cancer research

Time: 14:00:00 - 18:00:00

Through this AI meeting, the UCL Cancer Domain is bringing the community together to identify innovative uses of AI and advanced analytic methodologies, and consider societal, medical and ethical implications, as well as discuss opportunities and challenges around data access. Potential data sources range from fundamental cell biology data, pre-clinical and patient ‘omics data, cancer diagnostic and digital pathology image data, through to medical records and population risk data. Early career researcher lightning talks - For this event we are inviting applications from UCL early career researchers to deliver a 'lightning talk' (a short presentation lasting only a few minutes) at the event. Interested UCL ECRs should apply for a spot by 5pm on Monday 9 April by sending the following details to jessica.grant@ucl.ac.uk: name (including title, e.g. Dr), position / job title, affiliation (Department, Institute, Faculty), project title, and 2-3 bullet points about the project.

Location: 106 LT, Roberts Building, Malet Place, London, WC1E 7JE

Contact: Jessica Grant

Email: jessica.grant@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

1 May, 2018 - Cancer Research UK Brain Tumour Conference 2018

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Cancer Research UK inaugural Brain Tumour Conference will unite the brightest minds in cancer research to discuss and debate some of the greatest issues in the field. Our multidisciplinary programme combines expertise from across the breadth of brain tumour research, together with insights from allied disciplines, to spark new opportunities for collaborative research. Although survival rates for most cancers have shown an encouraging upward trend, the fearsome complexity of the brain, and the plethora of different disease subtypes, has left brain tumour survival languishing at the bottom of the table. Our intention is to provide a stimulating environment where scientists from across the research pipeline can showcase new discoveries, spark new collaborations, and create the synergy needed to accelerate progress for patients.

Location: The Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole Street, London, W1G 0LZ

Contact: Cancer Research UK

Email: brainconference@cancer.org.uk

Phone: +44 (0)203 469 6348

5 June, 2018 - Interdisciplinary conference: Crafting values in cancer care across the UK

Time: 09:00:00 - 19:00:00

Hosted by the Department of Anthropology at University College London with the generous financial support from the UCL Cancer Institute and Octagon Small Funds Grant; this conference aims to generate an informed multidisciplinary discussion between ethnography and oncology examining the moral, epistemological, therapeutic and economic values that make up cancer care today in the UK. The day will be divided in three sections, with refreshments and lunch provided for registered attendees. The event is free, but registration is required.

Location: , The morning workshop (for those attending) and the Roundtable discussion: Gordon house 106 The evening Key-note talks: Archaeology LT (access from Anthropology) , ,

Contact: Values in Cancer Care

Email: info@valuesincancercare.uk

Phone: Please email

29 September, 2018 - It's All Academic Festival 2018

Time: 10:00:00 - 17:00:00

Get inspired, get creative and get debating at UCL's second It's All Academic Festival - a varied day of talks, tours, workshops and interactive fun for all ages and interests. In between activities, relax with food and drink pop ups and live music across the campus.

Location: Across UCL campus, Wolfson Building, 49 Riding House Street, London, WC1P 7PN

Contact: Office of the Vice-Provost (Development)

Email: alumni@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0)20 3108 3833

1 October, 2018 - Crick Cancer Research Symposium

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This two-day meeting will to bring together over 200 researchers and clinicians working on cancer. In particular, we will provide a forum for recently established PIs and early career researchers to present their latest work and expand their network of colleagues and collaborators. There will be 12 short talks selected from the abstracts, flash talks, and poster presentations. Drinks and a light buffet will accompany the poster session on Monday evening.

Location: Francis Crick Institute, 1 Midland Road, London, NW1 1AT

Contact: The Francis Crick Institute

Email: info@crick.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0)20 3796 0000