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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…
We have a new paper in the journal Cancer Epidemiology entitled, “Obesity surgery and risk of colorectal and other obesity-related cancers: An English population-based cohort study”. The paper is open access and available from ScienceDirect. A plain language summary is also available.
BCI UK Public-Patient Group member Ann Muir has been awarded an MBE in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours list.  Ann is a volunteer for MacMillan Cancer Support  and has received the prestigious award for her services to people affected by cancer in Scotland. Ann has been a Cancer Voice for 13 years, a leader of self…
Analysis projects for first year medical students Later this month fifteen medical students will be undertaking analysis projects with BCI UK as part of their training. Their Special Studies Projects (SSPs) are part of the Research Evaluation and Special Studies (RESS) theme and will use simulated data to develop their analytical skills. The students will devise…