Making progress research networking day 2016

This event is only for early stage researchers in receipt of funding from Prostate Cancer UK.

  • Date: Friday 12 October 2018
  • Time: 10.00am to 5.00pm followed by a drinks reception until 7.30pm
  • Venue: Ambassadors Bloomsbury Hotel, 12 Upper Woburn Place, London, WC1H 0HX.

Registration for this event is now open. Please note that the registration deadline is Friday 31 August 2018.



We feel it is important to support and encourage the early career researchers we are funding, in order to build the next generation of leading prostate cancer researchers.

This annual event will provide you a prime opportunity to: establish connections with other researchers at a similar stage in their career; meet and hear from some of the leading prostate cancer researchers in the UK; learn more about the work of Prostate Cancer UK; and obtain key skills and advice to help you forge a successful career in prostate cancer research.

What you will get from attending

  • The opportunity to attend a networking and communication skills workshop, providing useful hints and tips for building your research networks.
  • The chance to meet and hear from a leading prostate cancer researcher in the UK.
  • The chance to establish links with other Prostate Cancer UK funded early career researchers at a similar stage in their career and hear about their research.
  • An opportunity to hear personal experiences of living with Prostate Cancer. 

In addition...

  • Reasonable travel expenses will be reimbursed for those attending the event. Attendees are encouraged to make use of advance purchase tickets where possible to minimise the cost to the charity. Travel claims for those further afield will be capped at £150. If your travel is likely to exceed this value please contact the office before booking your travel to discuss this further.
  • One night accommodation is available for those living over 2 hours away from the venue (accommodation must be booked by Prostate Cancer UK. Any accommodation not booked by the charity will not be reimbursed). Requests for accommodation after Friday 31 August 2018 will not be considered.
  • Refreshments and lunch will be provided during the event

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