Events and Training

This events and training directory is a resource for all ECMC staff. Find out about events hosted by the ECMC Network, as well as other training opportunities across the UK. If you would like to post your course on this website, or if you have any comments or feedback, please contact Hannah Brown. You can find websites that list training courses and conferences here.

The ECMC Secretariat is currently reviewing this resource in order to ensure that it meets the needs of the ECMC Network and to investigate if improvements can be made. As part of this a survey is being conducted and we would welcome all views on this resource.

Upcoming Events

09 May 2018

Please join us at the ECMC Annual Network meeting on Wednesday 9 May 2018.

This year's meeting provides an opportunity for you to come together with your colleagues from across the Network to share experiences and hear about the latest developments in experimental cancer medicine.

When you register you will need to select which afternoon parallel session you would like to attend:

ECMC Programme Office will be at this meeting
ECMC Event
19 May 2018

On International Clinical Trials Day we’d like to invite you to the Sir Bobby Robson Cancer Trials Research Centre – a purpose-built facility for ground-breaking research. Take a tour of the unit, meet the researchers, nurses and clinical trials staff and find out:

•What are clinical trials?

•Why are clinical trials so important?

•How are new cancer treatments developed and tested?

•What does a trial involve?


Location: Sir Bobby Robson Cancer Trials Research Centre, Newcastle

Cost: Free

17 Sep 2018

Date: Monday 17th - Wednesday 19th September 2018

Time: 09:00 - 17.30

Location: South Kensington Campus, Imperial College London, Exhibition Road, London, SW7 2AZ

Course Directors: Dr Ioanna Tzoulaki, Dr Evangelos Evangelou & Dr Evropi Theodoratou

Course Description:

14 Nov 2018

This workshop will focus on systems, processes, planning and engaging with unusual suspects to help you make your studies successful. You will also have a better understanding of the psychology behind why people participate in clinical research and why they don't.

Provider: Clinfield
Location: London

27 Nov 2018

This is a two day course by David O'Halloran presenting a basic understanding of cancer. Through a series of presentations, the speaker describes how cancer develops, the commonest types of cancer, cancer detection and treatment modalities. The sessions are supplemented by quizzes to aid understanding and group interactive question and answer sessions to keep everyone engaged.

Provider: The Christie School of Oncology
Location: Manchester