The Northern Ireland Cancer Trials Network (NICTN) presented at an Open Day on 17 February 2018 hosted by the Centre for Cancer Research and Cell Biology (CCRCB) in Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK.
As part of the NI Science Festival, the public was welcomed to the CCRCB Open Day on Saturday, 17 February 2018. The event ‘Celebrating a decade of advances in cancer research in Belfast’, invited the public to drop in to hear about clinical trials, the NI Biobank and population-based cancer research, and to meet staff from the NICTN and members of the NI Cancer Research Consumer Forum (NICRCF). The NICRCF utilise public opportunities to raise awareness about the availability of clinical trials including MErCuRIC. There were lab tours and interactive activities for the whole family. Talks were facilitated by leading researchers who are translating science into clinical practice. See the full programme here. The Open Day was attended by over 300 people from the Belfast area.