Cancer scientist captures moment of metastasis and wins image competition

Cancer scientist captures moment of metastasis and wins image competition

A researcher has been crowned the winner of the annual Science and Medical Image Competition held by The Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) for capturing the transformative ‘metastasis’ process of cancer cells infiltrating blood vessels.  The remarkable yet terrifying sight is called ‘extravasation’ where cancer cells move out of a...

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Local school reaches nationwide geography competition final

St James Senior Girls’ School is delighted to have been selected as one of the ten finalist schools for African Adventures’ nationwide School Geography Challenge Live Final. Two Year 10 pupils from St James, Clemence Blanchard and Isabella Wright, are looking forward to joining their peers from competing schools for...

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The Search is on for the Nation’s Most Passionate School Gardeners

The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) has today launched its annual search for the most talented and inspiring school gardeners in the RHS School Gardeners of the Year 2016 competition.   Schools across the UK are invited to nominate their gardening superstars for three awards: RHS Young School Gardener of the...

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Debate Mate state school student joins England debating team

Ife Grillo, 17, has become the only state-educated pupil on the England schools debating team. The schoolboy from Hackney is the first member of the team to have been coached by charity Debate Mate, which specifically works in schools with an above average number of students on free school meals....

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BP Portrait Award 2016 competition opens for entries

The National Portrait Gallery is inviting entries for its BP Portrait Award, an international competition, run to recognise outstanding and innovative work being produced by artists of all ages in portraiture. Now in its 36th year at the National Portrait Gallery, the Award is the most prestigious international portrait painting...

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Children’s Christmas card competition

Schoolchildren from Kensington and Chelsea are being invited to design their own Christmas card and help raise funds for charity at the same time. Youngsters aged 11 and under can enter the competition, devised by www.elsieandfleur.co.uk, and the winning entries will be made and sold in aid of The Jemima...

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Fresh Talent Revealed as Vitacress and the Royal Horticultural Society Announce the RHS Young Herb Photographers of the Year

Indra Woodward, aged eight, from 11th Newham West Scout Group and 11-year-old Theo Harding-Rolls from Thomas’s Clapham School  have been named RHS Young Herb Photographers of the Year in a new competition for young people. The runners-up are Sophie Henderson (age six) from Stonham Aspal C of E VA Primary...

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Young Kennel Club calls on members to showcase artisitic skills

The Young Kennel Club’s (YKC) has launched its annual search for artists amongst its members. The YKC team is now welcoming entries for its YKC Artist of the Year competition. YKC members are being encouraged to create a piece of artwork with the theme of ‘Your dog at their happiest’....

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Calling all artists in painting and drawing

Enter now for Griffin Gallery Open   · Call for entries to the Griffin Gallery Open – submission closes May 25   · Approximately 80 works to be exhibited at Griffin Gallery  July 23 – August 21 2015   · Prizes to be awarded at the Griffin Gallery Open Private...

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