BCSA researchers gather and share knowledge through meetings with international experts on issues including emerging global trends, technologies, new research and findings. These collaborations enhance our work as well as that of our partners 

  • Professor Katie Robbs, Professor of Behavioural Science and Health, University of Glasgow  
  • Professor Bob Steele, Clinical Director of the Scottish Colorectal Cancer Screening Program, University of Dundee  
  • Tasmin Sommerfield, Garrick Wagner, Gareth Brown, Gavin Clark, Helen Reed, Zakyeya Atcha, and other members of the Scottish Colorectal Cancer Screening Program  
  • Dr Christian Von Wagner, Reader in Behavioural Science and Health, University College London  
  • Professor Berit Andersen, Clinical Professor, Co-Head of Department, Department of Clinical Medicine, Aarhus University 
  • The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) is an intergovernmental agency forming part of the World Health Organization of the United Nations. Its role is to conduct and coordinate research into the causes of cancer. It also collects and publishes surveillance data regarding the occurrence of cancer worldwide


BCSA develops collaborations with many Australian entities. We aim to find synergies; where to collaborate/connect; and potential ideas on progressing new projects on bowel cancer screening

  • Aikenhead Centre for Medical Discovery (ACMD) is a new translational research institute established by nine partners (of which the University of Melbourne is a partner) and led by St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne. ACMD aims to facilitate research translation of medical engineering to create high-skilled jobs, manufacturing, attract inward investment and create a clinical impact that benefits patients  
  • Professor Marion Saville, Executive Director of the Australian Centre for the Prevention of Cervical Cancer 
  • Value In Care – optimising surveillance COLonoscopy (VIC-COL) in Victorian healthcare services   
  • Cancer Screening ThinkTank – established by people from the University of Melbourne, VCCC Alliance and Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre who are invested in improving/evaluating/developing/informing cancer screening services and initiatives in Australia  
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