Our mission is to bring together engineering, physical sciences, life sciences and medicine to develop innovative ways to address challenges in cancer.

Capturing cancer

on the move

  • Converging on cancer seminar series – engineering and physical science to advance cancer research (Physics and Cancer - French and Dunsby)

    Please join us for a live webinar on the 28th January 16.00–17.00 (GMT) at which Professor Axel Behrens (Cancer Research UK Convergence Science Centre Scientific Director) is pleased to host Professor Paul French and Dr Chris Dunsby. 

  • Cancer Organoid Models – Call for Expressions of Interest (deadline 15th January 2021)

    Expressions of Interest are invited from researchers at Imperial College London and the Institute of Cancer Research for the development of new cancer organoid models and technologies. Project proposals of up to £100k available.

  • The intelligent knife: a potential ‘game-changer’ for cancer surgery

    The iKnife works out the chemical composition of surgical smoke to differentiate cancer tissue and healthy tissue apart in theatre. Read more about this exemplary case study of convergence science in the Cancer Research UK Science Blog