CCMRC Alumnus wins prestigious British Council Alumni Award

27 November 2017

Prof Jiafu Ji
@British Council

Cardiff University alumnus Professor Jiafu Ji (PhD 2015) has received the British Council’s Professional Achievement Award at the 2017 Study UK Awards in Beijing.

Professor Ji is a graduate of Cardiff’s School of Medicine and an internationally recognised authority on the treatment of gastric cancer.

He is President of the Peking University Cancer Hospital and founder of the Cardiff China Medical Research Collaborative, one of the UK’s leading centres for cancer research. Professor Ji is now leading the construction of the world’s largest cancer biobank.

The British Council’s Study UK Awards celebrate alumni who create professional or societal impact in their home countries. This year the awards attracted 1,700 applicants from more than 140 institutions.

“Cardiff is proud to see Professor Ji recognised by the prestigious Study UK Awards,” said TJ Rawlinson, Director of Development and Alumni Relations.

“He is the embodiment of Cardiff’s mission to use education and research to save, change and enrich lives globally. He has helped to develop important international collaboration which will improve cancer treatments for many patients, through the forum of the China-United Kingdom Cancer Conference.”

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