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UEG Training Support 2016

Monday, 15 December 2014 11:15

A central element of UEG work is helping to fund innovative educational programmes, as well as international scientific cooperations. In 2015 UEG are supporting a range of activities and projects and are calling for Member Societies to apply for financial support and also to encourage them to partner up. Long-term project support is open to all societies active in the field of gastroenterology, if the project is organised in collaboration with a UEG Member Society. Application for Training Support 2016 is open until April 20, 2015. Further information is available from UEG.

BSG Hopkins Endoscopy Prize 2015

Thursday, 04 December 2014 10:28

The Hopkins Endoscopy Prize is awarded annually at the meeting of the British Society of Gastroenterology on the recommendation of the Endoscopy Committee. The prize is awarded for the best submission regarding a technical innovation in the field of endoscopy, or a new method using existing endoscopic equipment.

Entrants need not be a member of the Society. The successful recipient will be required to deliver a 20 minute lecture at the Digestive Disorders Federation meeting in London in June 2015. Applications should be composed electronically in Word or Rich Text format and emailed as an attachment to the BSG Office ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it by 5pm Monday 2nd February 2015.

All applications must include the following:

  1. A manuscript (2 A4 pages ONLY) describing the work conducted.
  2. A bibliography of relevant personal publications.
  3. An outline of the proposed content of the lecture, including title.
  4. A written statement confirming that all or a substantial part of the work has been personally conducted in the UK or Eire.

UEG Summer School 2015

June 11-14, 2015

Hotel International, Prague, Czech Republic

This intense, clinically-oriented course is an educational concept for gastroenterology trainees across Europe, which combines state-of-the-art lectures with practical skills training.

Each morning, cases will be presented for discussion, with related lectures. The afternoon will be dedicated to practical training in small groups, while faculty and delegates will have opportunities to meet, socialise and share ideas in the evenings.

Application is open until February 8, 2015

BSG Trainees Section Prizes 2015

Friday, 31 October 2014 11:06

The following prizes are awarded annually by the BSG Trainees Section:

  1. The Alistair McIntyre Prize for Improving Gastroenterology Training is designed to support work that may improve gastroenterology training in the UK.

    This is a single award of £2000.

  2. BSG Trainees Section Out of Programme Award is designed to help gastroenterology trainees in the UK access training opportunities that are not available as part of their local training rotations.

    This is a single award of £1000.

  3. The BSG Young Gastroenterologist of the Year – Clinical & Translational Science is designed to identify and promote talented trainee clinical scientists nationally in order to promote research and science in gastroenterology for the future.

    This is a single award of £1000.

  4. The BSG Young Gastroenterologist of the Year – Emerging Leader is designed to identify and promote talented trainee leaders nationally in order to promote leadership in gastroenterology for the future.

    This is a single award of £1000.

The awards are open to any doctor training in gastroenterology in Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Applications are welcomed from doctors in LAT posts as well as those in numbered posts.

Applicants must be BSG members.

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