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One of BCI UK’s research fellows, Dr Becky Birch, has won the prestigious Niall O’Higgins Award! The Niall O’Higgins Abstracts Symposium consisted of the eight best abstracts submitted to the 38th Congress of the European Society of Surgical Oncology (ESSO). Therefore, simply being in the symposium was a mark of success. Judged on its hypothesis, methods, and…
BCI UK Research Fellows will be presenting at the 38th Congress of the European Society of Surgical Oncology this week in Budapest. The overarching theme of the Congress is ‘better outcome with innovative surgery’ and the three day scientific programme will attract leading scientific and surgical experts. In the ‘Niall O’Higgins Best Abstracts Symposium’ Dr Becky…
Professor Eva Morris will be speaking at the ECCO (European CanCer Organisation) Summit in Vienna next week. She is one of the panellists in the Big Data – who’s in charge? session. This promises to be a lively debate of whether Big Data research should be government-led or follow a more shared, distributed model. The Summit brings together…
Bowel Cancer Intelligence UK (BCI UK) has started tweeting! Please follow @BCI_UK to learn about our work. We will be tweeting team achievements, upcoming events, new blog posts and other news.
A member of our team, Dr Nick Burr, has won a prize for his presentation at the recent British Society of Gastroenterology (BSG) meeting in Liverpool. Entitled, “A Study of Post Colonoscopy Colorectal Cancer (PCCRC) in England” his talk examined the wide variation in colorectal cancer rates after a colonoscopy and explored possible explanations. Nick’s…
Meet the Researchers On the last weekend in July we will be taking part in the Great Exhibition of the North.  With fellow researchers from Leeds, and members of use My data, we will be at the Great Museum of the North: Hancock to explain how both data and algorithms can be used to improve…
  BCI UK will have a stand at this year’s ACPGBI meeting at the International Conference Centre in Birmingham, 9-11 July 2018. If you are attending the meeting please come along and say hello.   Image credit: Edited version of Bob Hall’s ICC Birmingham image (used under CC BY-SA 2.0)
BCI UK will have a stand at the Public Health England Cancer Services, Data and Outcomes Conference on Wednesday 20 June and Thursday 21 June, 2018. The theme of the conference is to explore how data are being used to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer. It has a wide audience including researchers, patients, clinicians and…
On the 20 March the Patients First: Pioneering Partnerships event in London will explore managing and growing partnerships that bring benefits to patients sooner. Barbara, a member of our Patient-Public Group (PPG), will lead a table talk discussing the specific challenges PPG members face. The event is a collaboration between the Association of the British Pharmaceutical…