60 Second interviews

Each month we feature a 60 second interview with a member of the cancer research community. Read all our interviews below.

60 seconds with Lesley Stephens, a Consumer volunteer

We involve patients, carers and others affected by cancer across our work – we call them Consumers. At any one time, up to one hundred Consumers will be involved in our activities; making…

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60 seconds with Alice Davage and Alicia Nunez-Segovia

Alice Davage and Alicia Nunez-Segovia have both recently joined the NCRI as interns. We asked them about the projects they'll be involved with and what they hope to get from their time at the…

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60 seconds with Dr Clare Verrill

Dr Clare Verrill has recently been appointed the lead of workstream 4 (Technology and Informatics) within the Clinical Molecular Pathology (CM-Path) initiative. The CM-Path programme brings…

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60 seconds with Dr Jervoise Andreyev

Dr Jervoise Andreyev is a steering group member for the James Lind Alliance Priority Setting Partnership within our Living With and Beyond Cancer…

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60 seconds with Vee Mapunde

Vee Mapunde is Associate Consumer Lead at the NCRI. In our latest 60 second interview, Vee tells us about her role at the NCRI, and how consumer involvement adds value. What is your role at the…

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60 second interview with Stuart Griffiths

Dr Stuart Griffiths recently joined the NCRI as Head of Strategy & Initiatives. In our latest 60 second interview, Stuart tells us what he will be doing at the NCRI and a bit about his…

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60 second interview with Angharad Kerr

This month we welcomed two new Partner representatives – Rob Buckle from MRC and Angharad Kerr at Health and Care Research Wales. We asked Angharad a few questions about what her roles entail and…

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60 second interview with Dr Ian Lewis

Dr Ian Lewis has recently joined the NCRI as Head of Clinical Research Groups as a maternity cover. In our latest 60 second interview, Ian tells us about his background and what he has enjoyed…

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60 second interview with Dr Lorna Fern

Dr Lorna Fern Research and Development Co-ordinator at NCRI recently reached a milestone -  she has worked for NCRI for 10 years! In our latest 60 second interview, we asked her how she became…

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60 second interview with NCRI’s new intern

Basma Elbakary joined NCRI as an intern in September and will be working for three months with Carolyn Chan on a radiotherapy capability mapping project in the CTRad initiative. We asked Basma a few…

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60 second interview with NCRI’s new Cancer Liaison Manager

Rupesh Robinson-Vyas recently joined NCRI as our new Public Health England (PHE)/NCRI Cancer Liaison Manager. Working between teams at the National Cancer Registration and Analytics Service (NCRAS)…

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60 second interview with Dr Meriel Jenney

To mark International Clinical Trials Day this year we speak to Dr Meriel Jenney, Chair of the NCRI Children’s Cancer & Leukaemia (CCL) Clinical Studies Group (CSG), and ask her about the…

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60 second interview with Dr Alex Freeman

To mark International Clinical Trials Day this year we speak to Dr Alex Freeman, Consultant Histopathologist at University College London and lead of the Clinical Trials workstream for NCRI's…

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60-second interview with Professor Anthony Chalmers, Chair of NCRI CTRad

Professor Anthony Chalmers is Professor of Clinical Oncology at the University of Glasgow, honorary consultant at the Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre and has recently become Chair of the NCRI…

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60-second interview with Dr Jenny Seligmann, trainee member of the NCRI Colorectal Clinical Studies Group

Dr Jenny Seligmann is a Cancer Research UK (CRUK) Clinical Trials Fellow and medical oncology specialist trainee based at the Leeds Clinical Trials research unit and St. James’s Institute of…

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60 second interview with Dr Karin Oien

Dr Karin Oien, Clinical Senior Lecturer in Pathology at the Institute of Cancer Sciences, University of Glasgow and recently appointed Chair of CM-Path, tells us about her career in cancer research…

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