UEG Rising Stars 2015 - nominations open
Friday, 06 June 2014 07:43
- One A4 page Curriculum Vitae.
- Listing of full papers, downloaded from Medline or PubMed.
- A short (maximum 300 words) outline of the talk they would give at UEG Week if selected as Rising Star.
Candidates for Rising Stars 2015
- Must be born October 1, 1973 or later.
- Must reside in Europe or the Mediterranean area (countries bordering the Mediterranean Sea).
- Must show at least one publication in a major journal (Journal of Hepatology, Gut, Hepatology, Gastroenterology and above) or at least 3 publications in other renowned peer-review journals. Please note that this is a minimum criterion and in practice Rising Star awardees have substantial international quality publication records.
- May be at any academic level except full professor.
- Have to be able to give their talk at UEG Week in English.
CICRA Research Grants
Monday, 14 July 2014 14:30
The Crohn's in Childhood Research Association offers the following research opportunities.
Research Fellowship in Paediatric Gastroenterology: Applications are invited from interested centres in the UK - closing date for receipt of applications Thursday 6th November 2014
PhD studentship: CICRA invites applications from research groups with a proven track record of high quality output in gut immunology and inflammation or IBD genetics. Closing date for receipt of applications - Thursday 6th November 2014
Project grant: CICRA invites high quality research applications for funding up to £100,000 relevant to Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis in childhood. Closing date for receipt of applications Thursday 6th November 2014
Bursary grants: CICRA also gives grants of up to £400 (up to a total amount of £5,000pa) to enable UK based young Doctors still in training/nurses/final year medical students and similar persons with an interest in the area of Crohn's and colitis (IBD) to support attendance at national, international scientific/educational congresses and if considered appropriate IBD related training courses.
Application forms and further information can be obtained from the CICRA website: www.cicra.org
BSG Prize Winners 2014
Thursday, 03 July 2014 08:48
The BSG congratulates all winners of BSG 2014 poster presentations, oral communications and the Endoscopy Dragons' Den for their hard work. Poster winners receive a certificate and up to £50; oral communication winners receive a certificate and up to £250. Endoscopy Dragons' Den winners were awarded on an individual basis. The names of the winners and their respective categories are listed below. Abstracts are available by logging into the BSG website and using the Gut journal link to access http://gut.bmj.com/content/63/Suppl_1.toc
Oral Communication Winners
|Colon & Anorectum||OC-043||Danny Cheung|
|Education & Training||OC-050||Louise China|
|Gastroenterology Service||OC-042||E MacRae|
|Late-breaking science||LB-003||Thean Chew|
|Oesophagus, Stomach & Duodenum||OC-016||D. Rachael Fels Elliott|
|Colon & Anorectum||PWE-021||Tom Jackson|
|Education & Training||PTU-012||Paul Flanagan|
|Endoscopy 1||PTU-057||Tim Bracey|
|Endoscopy 2||PWE-031||Hari Padmanabhan|
|Endoscopy 3||PTH-003||Bharat Paranandi|
|Gastroenterology Service||PTH-051||Matthew Johnson|
|IBD 1||PTU-094||K Robinson|
|IBD 2||PWE-091||Paul Flanagan|
|Late-breaking science||LB-004||Mark Exley|
|Liver 1||PTU-122||Niloufar Safinia|
|Liver 2||PWE-131||David Sherman|
|Liver 3||PTH-082||Guru Aithal|
|Pancreas (split)||PTH-101||Paul Banim|
|Pancreas (split)||PTH-104||Shridhar Dronamraju|
|Stomach & Duodenum||PTU-168||Oliver Old|
Endoscopy Dragons' Den
|Robert Driver||£1,000||Semi-structured interviews to assess patient perceptions and priorities before and after endoscopic insertion of a SEMS|
|Nikhil Vergis||£500||Whether right or left-sided starting position in colonoscopy leads to quicker completion times and more comfortable procedures for patients (and for BCSP endoscopists and trainees)|
|Melissa Hale||£1,500||A pilot prospective single blind controlled trial comparing magnetically steerable gastric capsule examination to conventional OGD in diagnosing upper GI pathology in patients with recurrent/refractory IDA|
|Imdadur Rahman||£500||To determine the effect on mental workload of performing colonoscopy assessed through two validated tools (NASA-TLX and ScopeGuide)|
|Bharat Paranandi||£1,500||To determine the impact of a smartphone enabled endotherapy application for endoscopic management of UGI bleeding on GI trainees' endoscopic competence and performance|
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