Cancer Zone Report June 2022

The Cancer Zone ran from 6 June to 1 July 2022 and was funded by the MRC Oxford Institute for Radiation Oncology, University of Oxford Department for Oncology, MRC Human Genetics Unit within the Institute of Genetics and Cancer at the University of Edinburgh, Division of Cancer Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester Cancer Research Centre and UKCR Beatson Institute.

The activity featured 34 scientists working across a broad range of fields.

Download the Zone Report (pdf) ❯


34 scientists created profiles in the Zone. See who took part ❯

The winner of the Zone was Ben Futcher, who won £500 to deliver further engagement activities.


808 students from 26 schools logged into the Zone.

71% of active students were from priority schools: 47% from widening participation schools and 43% from underserved schools.

Live Chats

66 live Chats were requested and 41 live Chats took place. 2 additional Chats took place to further teachers’ professional development.

On average, 5 scientists attended each live Chat.

Posted on August 1, 2022 by modbella in 2022, Zone Reports. Comments Off on Cancer Zone Report June 2022