Oliver studied Natural Sciences at Bath University. He spent several years working in science publishing in various editorial roles, including as Copy Editor of Nature Reviews Cancer. He’s also worked as a freelance medical and healthcare copywriter. Oliver worked in Cancer Research UK’s News and Multimedia team between 2009 and 20014, helping to manage the charity’s blog and news feed.
From ‘superfoods’ to sharks, we set the record straight on 10 common myths about cancer.
Lung cancer rates have risen by three quarters in women over the last 40 years, while halving in men over…
Read about Genes in Space, a unique and enjoyable game that could help our scientists identify the DNA faults that lead to cancer.
Research on mole rats and why they resist cancer is interesting, but doesn’t justify some of today’s overblown headlines.
Read about our ambitious plans to improve cancer information on Wikipedia, the world’s fifth most visited website.
Category: Science blog December 19, 2013
The annual Britain Against Cancer conference offers a great chance to hear from the key people in healthcare, in a guest post we hear what happened on the day.
Category: Science blog December 7, 2013
We’re concerned about the potentially devastating effects of new EU legislation on our ability to carry out life-saving research. Our…