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Information for researchers who are looking for funding or are currently being funded by us and need some more information.

2017 Funding Round

Our 2017 funding round will be opening on Friday 7 April 2017.   We have allocated £8m for the 2017 funding round and we will be inviting applications for research in the following areas:   Living with and beyond cancer Early diagnosis Clinical trials   More information on specific topics will be released with the opening of the funding round.   The deadline for submission of applications will be Thursday […]

Annual Research Meeting – Break for 2016

For many years we’ve traditionally held an Annual Research or Scientific Meeting in the summer to highlight the work of Yorkshire Cancer Research funded researchers. In 2016 we’re taking a break and will return with a new format in 2017.   If you would like to be kept up to date with our research activities, please contact to sign up for our research newsletter.   Find our more about […]

Award Conditions and Policies

Our Award Conditions and Policies documents are below, please click on the links to view the documents.   If you are applying for an Award or if you are funded by the Charity it is essential that you read these documents which set out the terms on which Awards are made.   Award Conditions   Policies for Awards

2016 Funding Round

Tackling Yorkshire’s Cancer Problems   Our purpose is to improve cancer outcomes for people in Yorkshire by investing in research-led innovation that will help us all avoid, survive and cope with cancer.   The Charity has launched an ambitious new 10 year strategy which will improve cancer outcomes in the region. Yorkshire has the third worst cancer incidence rates in England, with 11 of 13 local authorities in the region […]

90th Anniversary £5m Special Research Funding Round

This funding round is now closed. Successful applications can be found a the bottom of the page.     Our purpose is to improve cancer outcomes for people in Yorkshire by investing in research and other relevant activities that will help us all avoid, survive and cope with cancer.   This was a Special Research Funding Round to understand the root causes behind Yorkshire’s cancer problems and to develop strategies […]


All researchers funded by the charity need to be aware of the specific obligation contained at clause 6.1 of our Award Conditions relating to publications.   Award Holders must obtain the approval of the Charity prior to submission for publication of findings or data from research funded by the Charity in all journal articles, abstracts, posters or talks outside the host institution.   A final or close to final draft […]

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