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After a month of staying late in the lab, your experiment failed? Nature declined to publish your paper (again)? You were denied funding for...
Caitriona Tyndall

Engaging with the (scary) public – why we need to do it and do...

By Caitriona Tyndall Public engagement can be scary for scientists. Quick – think of all the times you have had to explain your research to someone...

From rock bottom to peak performance: the PhD journey

By Bethan Rogoyski First year You’ve made it. You can finally tell people with pride that you’re a student, a PhD student no less. The impressed reaction...
World Cancer Research Day

24 September is World Cancer Research Day

We are proud to be a partner in World Cancer Research Day, held on 24 September each year. World Cancer Research Day highlights the importance...
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Love and fear in the lab: watch the EACR25 Opening Lecture by Uri Alon

When Uri Alon got stuck during his PhD, he felt unworthy of being called a scientist because he was never taught that scientists can...

Do researchers know how to admit past mistakes? The Loss of Confidence Project aims...

The Loss of Confidence Project aims "to destigmatize declaring a loss of confidence in one’s own research". Though it is based in the field...

Where did ten years take these researchers in their careers?

The summer of 2008 was exciting for many reasons – Usain Bolt smashed world records at the Beijing Olympics; the Spanish football team were...
Edit Oláh

From EACR Member to EACR President: Interview with Edit Oláh

Prof. Dr. Edit Oláh is a former EACR President and has been an EACR member for 46 years. We interviewed Professor Oláh about the history,...
EACR 50th Anniversary

Why You Matter: an Open Letter

50 years ago, in 1968, the European Association for Cancer Research was founded by a group of scientists who wanted to enable communication among...
EACR Image of the Month winners

EACR Image of the Month

We love celebrating the work of EACR members and during a visit to the Barts Cancer Institute in London, one of our members mentioned...

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