The convention will be running a number of events in order
to raise money for the Ulster Cancer Foundation. These
will include an auction of signed books, a prize raffle and
official charity of MeCon 6 is The Ulster Cancer Foundation,
which provides the majority of funding for cancer research
in Northern Ireland. This includes funding for research projects,
clinical and scientific fellowships and equipment. The Foundation
has developed public cancer information and prevention programmes
which are now models for action throughout Europe.
you wish to find out more about the work of the Ulster
Cancer Foundation or make a donation you can visit their
website at www.ulstercancer.org
can your computer help?
Oxford University is undertaking research into a cure for
cancer and in order to get reduce the computing time required
they are looking for people to voluteer their unused computing
power on their home computers.
piece of software has been created that, once installed on
your computer can receive information about a part of the
research, run the program on that information and return the
results next time you are online. The software can be downloaded
for free from www.ud.com