Essex Cancer Research – MSc Student Cancer Research Project Prizes at the University of Essex

The Trustees of Essex Cancer Research and its Medical Advisory Board actively seek opportunities to support cancer research being undertaken in the county, and are keen to support this in academic as well as clinical settings. Dr Andrea Mohr, Lecture at the University of Essex School of Life Sciences, supervises MSc Student Cancer Research Projects.

The charity is to awardprizestotalling £500 for the 2021 projects,judged to have made ‘material contributions to potential improvements in the diagnosis or treatment of cancer’,or ‘actual improvements to the understanding of the presentation of cancer in the population of the county’.Prizes will be £200 for 1st place, £100 for 2nd place, and 4 further prizes of £50. 

The winner will be judged jointly by representatives of the Essex School of Life Sciences Faculty, the Chair and at least one Clinician serving on the Essex Cancer Research Medical Advisory Board, and the Chair and at least one Trustee of Essex Cancer Research.