University of Oxford Old Road Campus

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University of Oxford Old Road Campus

The Old Road Campus Research Building (ORCRB) opened 2008 and is a purpose built, state of the art facility located in Headington, Oxford.

The ORCRB brings together renowned specialists in cancer, providing unrivalled expertise, resources and collaborative opportunity. The Old Road Campus is at the heart of the University of Oxford’s world leading research biomedical research and the University’s partnership with local hospitals means that science and medical care are closely integrated.

The Old Road Campus is home to the Churchill Hospital including its new £100m cancer hospital, The Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genomics, the Richard Doll Building (housing epidemiological studies and clinical trials services), and the new NDM Research Building, Target Discovery Institute and (soon to be completed) Big Data Institiute.

It also has close links and convenient access to Oxford’s science area, the Weatherall Institute for Molecular Medicine and the John Radcliffe Hospital.

In addition to the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, units within the ORCRB include:

Thank you for your interest in the Department of Oncology. Before contacting us, please note that we are a scientific research department.

We are able to:
answer questions about scientific research into cancer, in areas that are covered by our research groups. Please contact us with any queries that are specific to the Department.

We are not able to:
answer questions about cancer care or cancer treatment, and strongly recommend that you contact Cancer Research UK for help with these questions.

Cancer Research UK also maintains the patient resource CancerHelp UK and a comprehensive list of national and international cancer organisations who you may want to contact for more information.

If you have a question about Cancer Research UK clinical trials, please first check their clinical trials database for details of clinical trials that are currently ongoing in the UK.

If we are unable to answer your question, we will do our best to forward it to someone who can. We endeavour to answer all queries within five working days.

General Contact Details

Department of Oncology
University of Oxford
Old Road Campus Research Building
Roosevelt Drive

Tel: +44 (0)1865 617331

Contact Search

You can find email addresses and telephone numbers for individuals within the Department of Oncology using the University of Oxford’s contact search.

Principal Investigators

Contact information for our Principal Investigators can be found on their individual profile pages.


You can find directions to the Department of Oncology (Old Road Campus Research Building site) using the following Google Map.