Cancer Research UK launches innovation unit

Posted in Medicine on 30th May, 2022
by Alex Muller

Industry partners get access to £400 million of research to “accelerate pace” medicines reach patients.

Cancer Research UK unveils ambitious new strategy 

Posted in Medicine on 26th Mar, 2022
by Alex Muller

Cancer Research UK (CRUK) has pledged to increase the amount of prevention research it conducts, as part of its new strategy.

Bill Gates' charity is offering $10 million to 'innovators' who can solve the world's challenges

Posted in Business on 15th Nov, 2017
by Alex Muller

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is offering $10 million to fund ideas improving education and eradicating poverty, among other causes.

Ice Bucket Challenge funds gene discovery in ALS (MND) research

Posted in Science on 28th Jul, 2016
by Alex Muller

The Ice Bucket Challenge that went viral in 2014 has funded an important scientific gene discovery in the progressive neurodegenerative disease ALS, the ALS Association says.

Ice bucket challenge: What's happened since?

Posted in Online on 4th Aug, 2015
by Alex Muller

In what has been described as the world's largest social media phenomenon, more than 17 million people uploaded videos to Facebook which were then watched by 440 million people.