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 Trainee Clinical Scientists

Wednesday, 14 January 2015 08:10

Exciting opportunities to use your science degree for patient and public benefit.

Salary c. £25, 000 plus location allowance where applicable, 3 year, full time training.

Healthcare Science is one of the most exciting and dynamic areas to work in. Join a unique team who are inspired to apply their exceptional scientific knowledge and skills to the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disease and the rehabilitation of patients.

Excellent training opportunities are offered within this national postgraduate training programme located in hospitals and health services throughout England and Wales. This is a three year postgraduate programme and successful candidates will be employed by an NHS Trust or other healthcare provider for the duration of their training. Trainees are also enrolled for a fully funded part time vocational master's degree in their chosen specialism.

Posts are due to start in September 2015. To apply and for full information about the opportunities available and details of the qualifications and experience, follow the link

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

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