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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.

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Funding reproducible, robust research

16 Jun 2016

To help improve the reproducibility and reliability of research, and in response to feedback from the community, the MRC has updated the grant application process to allow applicants to include more detail on their methodology and experimental design.

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Queen's Birthday Honours 2016

13 Jun 2016

Congratulations to the MRC-associated people who have been recognised in the 2016 Queen’s Birthday Honours list.