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New Year's Honours 2017

3 Jan 2017

Congratulations to the MRC-associated people who have been recognised in the 2017 New Year’s Honours list.

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New MRC Deputy Chief Executive announced

16 Dec 2016

Professor David Lomas has been appointed as the MRC’s new Deputy Chief Executive. He will take up a fixed term position on 1 January 2017 which will run to 31 March 2018.  

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Mayor of London opens revolutionary radiotherapy machine

22 Nov 2016

A pioneering new type of radiotherapy machine funded by the MRC and opened today by Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has the potential to transform the care of cancer patients by directing radiation even at tumours that move during treatment.

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Changes to MRC Senior Non-Clinical Fellowship awards

17 Nov 2016

MRC Senior Non-Clinical Fellowships (SNCFs) are prestigious awards which help independent early-career researchers to develop their long-term research vision and enable their transition to become internationally recognised leaders in their fields.

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Prizes for collaborative regenerative medicine researchers

20 Sep 2016

The UK Regenerative Medicine Platform (UKRMP) has awarded special merit prizes to two postdoctoral researchers who have demonstrated outstanding work on leading creative new approaches to help members of the Platform work together effectively and accelerate discovery.

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New health research 'explainer' tool

8 Aug 2016

The MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, based at the University of Glasgow, today launches a free, interactive website designed to explain complex health research.