Retraction Watch launches public retraction database

You've probably heard of Retraction Watch, the influential research integrity blog that reports on the retraction of scientific papers, aiming to increase transparency in...
Dance Your PhD 2018

Dance Your PhD 2018

What is it? Instead of continually trying to explain your PhD to others through words, the Dance Your PhD competition is your chance to express...
Mechanisms to Therapies 2018

Conference Review: Mechanisms to Therapies 2018

October 2018 saw the EACR host a Conference Series meeting in the beautiful Spanish city of Bilbao for the very first time. The Euskalduna...
Accelerator Award

£30 million funding collaboration by leading European cancer charities

‘Team science’ across Europe gets £30 million support Accelerator Award: Key information Open to: Senior researchers at centres in the UK, Italy and Spain Research area: Translational research Next deadline: 10 January...
AACR Cancer Progress Report 2018

AACR Releases Cancer Progress Report 2018

The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) has just released its eighth annual AACR Cancer Progress Report 2018. Though mainly US-focused it's a good resource if you...

cOAlition S: the tipping point for European Open Access?

We all know that many funding organisations are committed to Open Access publishing. But could a new coalition, cOAlition S, finally make it a reality? 11...
Wilhelm Krek

In memoriam: Wilhelm Krek

We are sad to report that EACR member Willy Krek has died on 29 August at the age of 56, after a long illness. Krek...

News Summary: Elephant zombie gene, Thalidomide mechanism revealed

'Zombie gene' protects elephants from cancer A newly described gene that was resurrected in elephants 59 million years ago, LIF6, may take part in protecting...
WCRD Interactive Cancer Risk Matrix

Interactive Cancer Risk Matrix: a masterclass in effective data presentation

The study of what causes and prevents cancer can be a complex minefield of conflicting research, interpretation and opinion. There are countless lifestyle and...
research ethics

News Summary: ethical reporting of research, indexing preprints, rare cancers

Does a 'publish or perish' ethos affect the ethical reporting of research? Several publications in recent years have suggested that published scientific findings can be...

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