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Public Engagement and Communications

The MRC Cancer Unit is committed to promoting the understanding of science and communicating the research that we undertake. We regularly organise, or take part in, events for younger audiences such as the Cambridge Science Festival and schools outreach programmes, as well as those for adults such as Cafe Scientifques and the Cambridge Literary Festival. For more information see the Science Festival/Open Days tabs in this section or scroll through the Public Engagement tab.






Staff at the Unit also participate in a number of educational programmes aimed at a range of audiences from students to clinicians. More information about these available through the Public Engagement tab.

Our researchers often appear in both local and national, print and broadcast media, discussing their latest findings. More information about these available through the Research News tab.

bbc website
mrc network
the times
the telegraph

We are happy to consider requests to take part in educational or public outreach activities, and these should initially be directed to the .

If you are from a media organisation and would like to make an enquiry about the research work carried out by scientists at the MRC Cancer Unit or about cancer research in general, please contact the Scientific Portfolio Manager  .