Welcome to Radiating Oncology and Biology.

This part of our website will help you understand what we do and why.

The Gray Institute is a research centre dedicated to understanding how radiation interacts with living cells (biology) in the context of cancer (oncology).  That’s why we are the Gray Institute for Radiation Oncology and Biology.

All about cancer

All about cancer

What is it? Where does it come from? And why some people not others?

All about imaging

All about imaging

What is it? Why do we need it?  And how does it work?

All about radiation

All about radiation

What is it? Why is it good and bad?  And how do we use it?

Communication

Communication

Our scientists frequently meet the public. Click here to find out about our activities.

Why Gray

Why Gray

It’s not a spelling mistake. We are named after Hal Gray who was a big player in the early days of radiation biology. Find out more about Hal Gray

All about DNA

All about DNA

What is it? What happens when it gets damaged? And how does it get repaired?

Who are we?

Who are we?

We have 18 senior scientists.  Follow this link to find out how each one is helping get us closer to understanding and curing cancer.

Downloads

Downloads

Educational resources (this section is under construction)