Institute of Cancer Research

World University Rankings 2024
123 Old Brompton Road, Fulham, London, SW7 3RP, United Kingdom

About Institute of Cancer Research

The Institute of Cancer Research is a public research institute and a constituent of the University of London specialising in oncology. The university was founded in 1909 and is renowned for its extensive research publications and its extensive contributions in the fields of clinical medicine and biological sciences.

The university is located in London, UK.

The Institute of Cancer Research offers post graduate and research degrees including a wide range of clinical training courses.

The Institute is widely recognised as one the world’s best cancer research institutes. Alongside its partner, the Royal Marsden Hospital, it forms the largest comprehensive cancer centre in Europe.

The Institute especially focuses its research in three major disciplines: genetic epidemiology, molecular pathology and therapeutic development. It places an emphasis on integrating scientific research with clinical practice to provide quicker and better service to the patients.

The Institute has a wide range of collaborations and partnerships with academic centres across the world and works closely with cancer drug companies. It has focused on integrating clinical skills, academic research with industrial partnerships. Its strategic partners include Cancer Research UK, Breast Cancer Now, and the Wellcome Trust.

It also provides a wide array of services and amenities to its students to facilitate their overall growth, which range from e-learning, career development to welfare and disability support. The school has focused on assisting its students to learn transferable skills.

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Key statistics

  • 36%
    Percentage of International Students
  • 2.8
    No. of students per staff
  • 5%
    Proportion of ISR Publication
  • 65 : 35
    Student Ratio of Females to Males
  • 210
    Number of FTE Students
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Subjects taught at Institute of Cancer Research

  • Life sciences

    • Biological Sciences
  • Clinical, pre-clinical & health

    • Medicine & Dentistry