We are the UK's leading organisation dedicated to realising the potential of scientists and engineers returning to research following a career break

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Teresa Anderson MBE, to chair Daphne Jackson Trust's Board of Trustees

The Daphne Jackson Trust is delighted to announce that Dr Teresa Anderson, Director of the Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre, University of Manchester, is the Trust's new Chair of Board. Teresa took up the position on 1st March 2015. The existing Board of Trustees will expand further in April, when 8 additional Trustees take up their appointments. Read on to find out more.

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Research carried out by Daphne Jackson Fellow identifies cancer weak spots

Dr Frances Pearl, a Daphne Jackson Fellow 2011-2013, has analysed genetic data from 5000 cancerous tumours to identify potential new targets for cancer treatments. Read on to find out more.

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What we do

The aims of the Daphne Jackson Trust are:

• to enable women and men to return to research with confidence after a career break
• to maintain a talented STEM workforce by offering flexible fellowships
• to support equality and diversity in the workplace
• to develop partnerships that extend the reach and increase the impact of the work of the Trust