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The impact of donations: cancer research and more

14 Mar 2019

Come and learn about the impact of financial donations to the University by getting up close and personal with the Museum’s vivarium, try your hand at bomb defusal, and explore our interactive heritage timeline

Martin Harris Centre

Each year, thousands of alumni and supporters generously donate to the University. Their donations have a huge impact all over campus: from countless research projects, to the over 800 students who are supported by donor-funded scholarships, to the buildings they study and learn in.

On Wednesday, 10 April, the University will welcome our generous donors to campus. As part of the day, we will be running a showcase event where people can learn about the wide-ranging impact that donations have at the University, and meet those students, staff and researchers who benefit from this generosity.

Among those presenting will be Anya Golder. Anya is a donor-funded PhD cancer researcher looking at drug resistance in ovarian cancer. She’ll be talking all about her research, and you can get involved by looking at cancer cells undergoing abnormal division on the big screen.

The showcase will be open between 1pm and 2pm at the Martin Harris Centre. Staff are welcome to come anytime during that hour to get involved and learn about the impact of giving at the University.