News archive: 2018

Jan | Feb | Apr

UK and Indian Prime Ministers visit the Francis Crick Institute

Scientists and other staff at the Francis Crick Institute were out in force to greet the UK Prime Minister Theresa May and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi today. The Prime Ministers used their visit to launch a new £13m Tech Alliance between the two countries and announce £1bn worth of business deals.
18 April 2018

European Research Council awards for Crick Group Leaders

Group leaders Sharon Tooze and Caetano Reis e Sousa have each received Advanced Grants Awards of more than two million Euros from the European Research Council (ERC) to support research projects.
12 April 2018

Crick Group Leader in team shortlisted for £20m CRUK Grand Challenge Award

A multi-disciplinary team of scientists from John Hopkins University, the Francis Crick Institute, University of Pennsylvania, University of Cambridge and University of California, San Francisco has been shortlisted to the final stages of Cancer Research UK's Grand Challenge.
08 February 2018

Crick PhD student in Forbes '30 under 30' list

Anna Perdrix Rosell, a third year PhD student at the Crick, has made it on to this year's Forbes 30 under 30 list for European science and healthcare for co-founding a biotech start-up.
05 February 2018

World Cancer Day: thoughts on the future of cancer research

To mark World Cancer Day, we asked some of our cancer scientists about the cutting-edge approaches, techniques and developments that they are most excited about, giving a snapshot of the field in 2018.
04 February 2018

Alison Davis wins CIO of the year award

The Francis Crick Institute's Chief Information Officer (CIO), Alison Davis, has been named the UK's CIO of the year at the Women in IT awards.
01 February 2018

Jane Hughes appointed Director of Communications at the Crick

Jane Hughes, former BBC Health Correspondent and communications lead at Rethink Mental Illness and the Royal College of Nursing, has been appointed Director of Communications at the Crick.
30 January 2018