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Marie Curie Cancer Care Research Programme

Call open for research to improve quality of care

Marie Curie Cancer Care Research Programme The aim of the Marie Curie Cancer Care Research Programme is to provide evidence to inform better quality of care for those with advanced progressive life-limiting conditions which are likely to shorten their lives within the foreseeable future.

Marie Curie Cancer Care is spending £1 million each year to fund high quality research with the potential to improve end of life care for those with cancer and other advanced progressive life-limiting conditions.

Marie Curie Cancer Care will be assisted by Cancer Research UK, who will administer the application process and grant funding.

Marie Curie Cancer Care Research Committee

We are fortunate to have the continued support of a number of experts to aid the selection process for the Marie Curie Cancer Care Research Programme. Our Marie Curie Cancer Care Research Programme Committee are:

Professor Sir Andy Haines, Chair
Department of Social and Environmental Health Research, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

Professor Timothy Maughan, Vice-chair
Gray Institute for Radiation Oncology and Biology, University of Oxford

Professor Michael I. Bennett
School of Healthcare, University of Leeds

Dr Anthony Byrne
Clinical - Palliative and Supportive Care, Wales Cancer Trials Unit, Cardiff University

Professor Joanna Coast
Health Economics Unit, University of Birmingham

Professor Marie Fallon
School of Molecular, Genetic and Population Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh

Professor Naomi Fulop
Department of Applied Health Research, University College London

Professor Matthew Hotopf
Department of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London

Dr Kerina Jones
Health Information Research Unit, Swansea University

Professor Stein Kaasa
Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim, Norway

Professor John Norrie
Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen

Professor Stephen Peckham
Centre for Health Services Studies, University of Kent

Professor Tim Peters
School of Clinical Sciences, Academic Unit of Primary Health Care, University of Bristol

Dr Sarah Purdy
School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol

Professor Jane Seymour
Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences, University of Nottingham

Professor Ala Szczepura
Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick