Putting our region's cancer needs first

North West Cancer Research Gala Dinner & Awards

On May 19th we will be hosting our prestigious Gala Dinner and Awards ceremony to recognise and celebrate the dedication of our supporters as well as honouring excellence in research across the North West and North Wales.

images from gala 2018

Meet the Sponsors 











Life and Pension Systems 

Life and Pension Systems are the headline sponsor for the Gala Dinner & Awards Ceremony, as well as supporting the Rising Star in Research Award.

For over 30 years, Life and Pension Systems has taken pride in providing off the shelf and bespoke software solutions in to the global financial services market; across all aspects of pensions administration, wealth management, workflow, EDMS, case management, data analysis, biometrics and national/international payroll systems.





The sponsors of our Excellence in Research Award, Investec provides distinctive financial products and services to individuals and organisations. 









Carpenters Group 

Sponsors of our Individual Fundraiser Award, Carpenters Group, are one of the UK’s leading providers of insurance and legal services.



Brown Turner Ross 

Brown Turner Ross (BTR) are the sponsors of the Outstanding Cancer Nurse Award. For over 135 years the solicitors have been providing sound legal advice to individuals and businesses. 


Award Categories 

Rising Star in Research Award - Sponsored by Life and Pension Systems 

A researcher who shows promise for the future of cancer research. This can be a PhD or early-career researcher. 

Outstanding Cancer Nurse Award - Sponsored by Brown Turner Ross 

A cancer nurse who has shown outstanding care, compassion and dedication to
their patients and work.

Excellence in Research Award - Sponsored by Investec 

A researcher or project which has continued to innovate and make significant progress in cancer research. 

Research Advocate Award

A person from the scientific or research community who has gone above and beyond to support the North West Cancer Research cause. 

Patient Impact Award

A person or project from the cancer research community, whose work has had
significant impact for patients.

Dedication to North West Cancer Research Cause Award 

A committee who has shown continued support to fundraising for North West Cancer Research over a number of years. 

Individual Fundraiser Award - Sponsored by Carpenters Group 

A person who has shown great support for North West Cancer Research through their individual fundraising efforts. 

Fundraising Event Award 

Any fundraising event in aid of North West Cancer Research since June 2018.

Corporate Supporter Award - Small & Large

A company or corporate team that has shown support for North West Cancer Research. Two awards for small (less than 50 employees) and large (more than 50 employees) businesses. 

Awarded on the night will also be the Chair's Special Award. 

Deadline for nominations is 14th February. Shortlisting will commence the following week. 


Make Your Nomination

Science & Research Award Nominations

Complete your nominations for the Outstanding Cancer Nurse, Rising Star in Research, Excellence in Research, Research Advocate, and Patient Impact Awards.

Nominate Here

Supporter Award Nominations

Complete your nominations for the Dedication to NWCR Cause, Individual Fundraiser, Fundraising Event and Corporate Supporter Awards.

Nominate Here