Benefits of BACR membership

Working together to
promote the advance
of all aspects of
cancer research.

Benefits of becoming a BACR member

  • Opportunities to apply (subject to eligibility) for a variety of travel, meeting and career bursaries (see web page:  Fellowships & Bursaries)
  • Subject to eligibility opportunities to apply for our prestigious awards:  (see web page:  BACR Awards) AstraZeneca Young Scientist Frank Rose Award; Roger Griffin Prize for Cancer Drug Discovery; Hamilton-Fairley Young Investigator Award.
  • Reduced fees for BACR Special Conferences and Workshops
  • Opportunities for networking and establishing collaborations with leaders in cancer research from both academia and industry
  • A platform to present original clinical and experimental data
  • Twice yearly Newsletter
  • Dedicated interactive website for up-to-date information on activities
  • Opportunities to advertise jobs/meetings (f.o.c. for academic members) on the website with an email alert to the membership
  • As an affiliated National Society of the European Association for Cancer Research (EACR), all members of BACR will receive free and full membership of the EACR (this is not reciprocal) click here.
  • Reduced fees for EACR Conference Series/Congress and meetings in partnership with ESMO (European Society for Medical Oncology
  • Eligibility to apply for EACR Awards/Fellowships

Applications for membership must be submitted to the BACR Secretariat and be endorsed by an appropriate individual.  For postgraduate students this would normally be their PI/Supervisor and for non-student applications, their head of department or senior line manager.  To do this please send a pdf letter to the BACR Secretariat, once this has been received we will be able to process your membership application.  Email:                                            

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