Dimbleby Marie Curie Research Fund

The Dimbleby Marie Curie Research Fund was a two-year research partnership between Marie Curie and Dimbleby Cancer Care. It provided £1 million of funding for eight research projects.

About Dimbleby Cancer Care

Dimbleby Cancer Care is a charity which funds support services and research that make life better for people living with cancer, and their families and carers. 

How we worked together

With a common interest in improving care, Dimbleby Cancer Care and Marie Curie collaborated in 2010 and 2011 to jointly fund research projects focusing on the following themes: 

  • the role of volunteers in palliative and end of life care
  • informal carers for people at the end of their lives.

Research projects we funded together

The Dimbleby Marie Curie Research Fund funded eight research projects in total, all of which have concluded.

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