Welcome to First Friday

First Friday is an informal business networking group for East Hampshire. Established in September 2003, there are around 400 people who attend at various points through the year, with around 30-40 attending in any one month. read more »

Friday May 1, 2015 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Friday 1 May, Professor Peter Parker, First Friday Petersfield

On Friday 1 May, we are pleased to welcome the
Head of the Division of Cancer Studies at King’s College London,

Professor Peter ParkerProfessor Peter Parker. 

Professor Parker is at the forefront of the battle against Cancer which touches most of our lives in some form.

He is passionate about the changing landscape of cancer research and will give us a broad view on the genetic aspects of cancer and particularly the impact of the human genome project and how it is leading to new treatments. He will be telling us about his teams work and giving us his upbeat view of the tremendous opportunities there are ahead.

Professor Parker and his team are performing inspirational work; expect to come away from this lunch with a greater understanding and renewed faith in what’s going on in the world of Cancer research and treatment.

Please book through the form below.

About Professor Peter Parker

Professor Parker is Deputy Director of the Integrated Cancer Centre (ICC), Head of the Division of Cancer Studies at King’s College London and co-director of the King’s College London Experimental Cancer Medicine Centre. He is also a Principal Scientist at the London Research Institute of Cancer Research UK.

About King’s College London

King’s has an outstanding reputation for world-class teaching and cutting-edge research.  The university is in the top seven UK universities for research earnings and has an overall annual income of more than £600 million.

In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) King’s was ranked 6th nationally in the ‘power’ ranking, which takes into account both the quality and quantity of research activity, and 7th for quality according to Times Higher Education rankings. Eighty-four per cent of research at King’s was deemed ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’ (3* and 4*).

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…thank you so much! This was a refreshing change to the format of other network meetings – I’ll be back for the next one!

The Folly (upstairs), Restaurant and Bar, 10-12 College Street Petersfield Hampshire GU31 4AD

The Folly (upstairs) 10-12 College Street Petersfield Hampshire GU31 4AD

Our Venue

First Friday is held at 12-2pm,
on the first friday of each month
at The Folly (upstairs)
10-12 College Street, Petersfield, GU31 4AD

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