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Oncology Network launch event


Registration Details

Event date and time
Rachel Eyre

The Oncology Network is open to oncology researchers from all sectors and at all career levels. The purpose of the Network is to accelerate the adoption of 3Rs approaches and facilitate collaborations across the oncology research community.

Learn more on our Oncology Network page.

The launch event will be chaired by Professor Owen Sansom (Beatson Institute). Alongside talks from invited speakers there will be opportunities to discuss potential new collaborations and showcase new technologies, including networking sessions, flash talks and poster presentations.  

Confirmed speakers:

  • Professor Anthony Chalmers (University of Glasgow)
  • Dr Adrian Biddle (QMUL)
  • Dr Gillian Farnie (Cancer Research Horizons)
  • Dr Laura Randle (University of Liverpool)
  • Dr Deepali Pal (Northumbria University) 

The final agenda will be confirmed in April.  The event is free to attend, but registration is essential.

Please note there is no hybrid option for this event. If you are interested in joining the Network but are unable to attend the in-person launch event, you can become a member of the Oncology Network online to receive future updates.

Registration details

Registration deadline: Monday 29 April.

To register for the event please use the red sign in/register button at the top of this page*. You will need to have an NC3Rs website account to do this, the system will direct you to log in or sign up automatically.

*Please note that by registering for the launch event you will automatically be added to the Oncology Network to receive member updates. Members can opt out at any time by unsubscribing.

Call for abstracts

The call for abstracts for poster presentations related to the development and application of oncology models is now open for submission. 

Abstracts should be submitted when completing the registration form

Abstract submission deadline: 17.00, Monday 29 April.


  • Abstracts should be submitted in English and should not exceed 250 words in length, excluding the title and author details.
  • Abstracts should clearly state the title, authors’ names and institutional addresses with the presenting author underlined, the email address of the presenting author and whether the submission is for a poster presentation and flash talk, or poster presentation only.
  • Abstracts are encouraged from researchers across all sectors and at all career stages.
  • Contributors are expected to register and present their work in person. Authors will be contacted by Friday 3 May at the latest to confirm their presentation.
  • By submitting an abstract, you confirm on behalf of the co-authors that the abstract is your own original work, that you have obtained necessary permissions relating to images and data.

NC3Rs meeting policy

The meeting policy below outlines the events policy for all events that the NC3Rs is involved in, agreed by the NC3Rs board and reviewed annually.