Greater Manchester Cancer Awards 2022

Research Award

Greater Manchester is home to some cutting-edge cancer research and this award celebrates the teams or projects that can turn new scientific discoveries into improvements to cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment, offering real benefits to our patients and the public.

Our judges are looking for:

  • An explanation of the project or team and their research objectives and outcomes
  • Evidence of working with patients or members of the public to help to shape the project
  • Evidence of how this research could provide a measurable impact for patients
  • The team or project must be working within cancer research facilities with the majority of researchers or leads based in Greater Manchester

This is the entry form for the Greater Manchester Cancer Alliance Research Award 2022. Please use this space to tell our judges about the project, team or service that you are entering.

Please get straight to the point - remember our judges will have a lot to read!

Each category asks different questions, so please don't copy and paste as you may miss some of the most important questions.

Your Details

Please provide details of the team making the entry to allow us to contact you.

Project Synopsis

Please provide us with a short summary of your project or team in no more than 150 words. This may be added to our website after the awards, enabling us to share knowledge and promote best practice cross the Greater Manchester system. (150 words max)


Please give clear evidence of how this research could provide a measurable impact for patients, including a mix of qualitative and quantitative data, which may include patient and/or professional testimonials. Please indicate if any data shared is unsuitable to be published externally (on our website).

If there are additional expected benefits to the NHS as a result of this research, please also describe these in your entry. (400 words max)

Working Collaboratively

Collaboration is something we are proud of in Greater Manchester and we regularly see a range of teams and organisations working together on projects. Explain who was involved in your work and how a team approach was used to the benefit of the project. You should also include information on involvement with people affected by cancer or members of the public and how they have been able to help to shape your project. (400 words max)


Health inequalities exist throughout our population and reducing these are a critical element to improve the health and cancer outcomes of our population. Discuss the considerations given to reducing inequality as part of your team/project, along with the inequalities identified and how the project has addressed these. (400 words max)

Other Comments

Include any other comments, information or testimonials that you feel are relevant to your submission that will help the judges to understand why you should be considered for this award. (200 words max)


Please include one image with your entry, which will be used on our website if your entry is shortlisted.

If you have other supporting documents or images you would like to upload, please do so here. Please note, this should not be a replacement for your online award entry and your online entry will remain the main item of evidence considered by our judges.

Maximum file size is 15mb.

Please do not include any confidential information within your entry form. If you have confidential information included within your entry, please contact or who will help you submit information securely.

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