Research Projects

Inequalities in cancer outcomes

This Cancer Research UK funded Programme has as its main ambition to reduce inequalities in cancer survival, ensuring that everyone, regardless of sociodemographic background, benefits from improvements in cancer care. 


This four-year ERC Horizon 2020 funded project (2020-2023), involves 13 institutions from 9 different countries and is led by the Hospices Civils de Lyon, France. It aims to develop a platform to collect, manage and analyse large datasets…

Developing a risk score for pancreatic cancer

This project on pancreatic cancer initiated in 2019, with an award from the Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund.  The aim is to use historic GP and hospital data to identify patients who …

Individual and contextual deprivation

The aim of this ESRC funded project is to quantify simultaneously the impact of individual and contextual levels of deprivation on the excess mortality hazard, and to describe how the …

Policy Research Unit in Cancer Awareness

Since 2011, we have been part of the twice awarded Policy Research Unit in Cancer Awareness, Screening and Early Diagnosis funded by the NIHR Policy Research Programme. 


This three-year (2022-2025) Medical Research Council project [grant number MR/W021021/1] will improve the robustness of the outputs in public health research.

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