News archive: 2015

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Lord Willetts joins the Francis Crick Institute Board

Lord Willetts joins the Francis Crick Institute Board
21 December 2015

The Crick appoints Clinical Research Director

Professor Sir Peter J Ratcliffe FRS is to combine his work at Oxford University with a new role as Clinical Research Director at the Francis Crick Institute from May 2016.
17 December 2015

Portrait of Francis Crick's DNA to be auctioned

A portrait of Francis Crick’s DNA, and a sculpture designed by his granddaughter, Kindra Crick, are to be auctioned at Christie’s as part of Cancer Research UK’s campaign to raise money to help build the Francis Crick Institute, a world-leading centre of biomedical research due to open in 2016.
02 October 2015

Statement from the Francis Crick Institute on the HFEA application

Scientists working at The Francis Crick Institute (the Crick) in London have applied to the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) to use new “genome editing” techniques on human embryos.
18 September 2015

The Crick launches landmark agreement with leading pharmaceutical company

The Crick has announced an exciting new open science collaboration with GSK, the UK’s largest healthcare company.
14 July 2015

The Crick signs the Hague Declaration

The Francis Crick Institute has signed the Hague Declaration on Knowledge Discovery in the Digital Age, to help remove barriers to content mining.
07 July 2015

The Living Centre: procuring an operator

The Crick is looking for an organisation to help it improve the health and wellbeing of people living in the local community.
03 July 2015

Secondments, satellites and sabaticals

One of the great strengths of the Crick is that it will bring together researchers from the institute and its partner universities to develop innovative research ideas and to undertake new, collaborative projects based on their complementary expertise.
25 June 2015

Response to Sir Tim Hunt’s comments at the World Conference of Science Journalists in Seoul

In his talk at the World Conference of Science Journalists in Seoul, South Korea, Sir Tim Hunt was speaking as an individual. His reported comments in no way reflect the views of the Francis Crick Institute.
10 June 2015

Providing for Camden’s future heating and power needs

Camden Council has today unveiled the first phase of its new eco-friendly decentralised energy scheme in Somers Town
21 May 2015

Crick researchers join Fellowship of Academy of Medical Sciences

Charles Swanton and Michael Way of the Francis Crick Institute joined 46 other UK medical researchers
13 May 2015

Sir Paul Nurse awarded 2015 Friesen Prize

Sir Paul Nurse, Chief Executive of the Francis Crick Institute, has been awarded the 2015 Henry G. Friesen International Prize in Health Research
06 May 2015

A Marathon effort

2,500 runners took to the streets of the capital on Sunday 26 April to run the Virgin Money London Marathon for Cancer Research UK.
27 April 2015

Crick Chat on Tuberculosis: the race against antibiotic resistance

One of the Crick's key priorities is to engage the public in our research. We recently launched a series of Crick Chats, aimed at giving the general public the opportunity to engage with our researchers in a relaxed and informal environment.
09 March 2015

Arts Council PRISM award will ‘preserve fascinating scientific instruments’ for the new institute

The Francis Crick Institute has been awarded almost £20,000 to preserve 150 historically important scientific objects.
26 February 2015