Convergence

Science

Centre

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

  • Convergence Science Policy Survey (consultation sought by 26th March 2021)

    We would like to invite you to take part in a short survey relating to your experience in participating in cross disciplinary research. The aim of this work is to identify enablers and barriers to the development and career progression of convergence scientists in the UK, and to develop solutions to address these.

  • 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