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The Women in Cancer network was launched in 2017 and is a supportive network to connect women working in all aspects of cancer research across The University of Manchester, including the Christie Hospital and CRUK MI. We aim to integrate students, researchers, academic and clinical staff to provide a positive and welcoming alliance.


Next Event - Positively Influence Your Workplace 23rd October 2019  9.30-1.30pm Christie Auditorium, Christie Hospital - Keynote Speaker: Prof Colette Fagan, Vice- President for Research

The event aim to inspire confidence and encourage colleagues to conduct themselves in a conscious manner which embraces diversity and suppresses prejudice.

To book a place go to Eventbrite 

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January - CAREER CHOICES; Should I Stay or Should I Go?

We heard from some women in cancer who have mastered career hopping and others who have built their career around their passion.

1st February 2017 12-2pm indoor picnic at the Holt Major, Paterson Building.

Look out for the next event very soon!

People brought along a dish of choice to share: hot or cold, sweet or savoury, home-made or bought, to make a fabulous buffet to graze on whilst hearing about:

  • plans for this year’s International Women’s Day in March
  • updates on Athena SWAN
  • opportunities to be involved in public/patient engagement and fundraising activities
  • discuss ideas for our next event…