Dr Falk Pharma UK/Core Awards 2015
Friday, 17 October 2014 13:52
The Dr Falk Pharma UK/Core Awards 2015
The Dr Falk/Core awards recognise those who bring new knowledge and insight to the field of gastroenterology and hepatology. For those committed to furthering research or patient care, this year's awards are an opportunity to achieve national recognition as well as the financial support for career progression.
This year's prizes include:
- A £1,000 essay prize for medical students on BSc or MRes courses
- Four £1,500 bursaries for medical students taking full time science degrees
- Two £2,500 bursaries to support research for F1/F2 doctors
- A £1,000 award for primary and secondary care nurses for initiatives which have advanced patient care.
The application deadline is 5pm on Monday 16th March 2015. Applications received after this time will not be considered.
Please visit Core's website to download an application form.
Sir Francis Avery-Jones BSG Research Award 2015
Thursday, 09 October 2014 09:34
Applications are invited by the Research Committee of the British Society of Gastroenterology and must include:
- One A4 page ONLY describing the work conducted.
- A bibliography of relevant personal publications.
- An outline of the proposed content of the lecture, including title.
- A written statement confirming that all or a substantial part of the work has been personally conducted in the UK or Eire.
- A written statement confirming that the applicant will be aged 40 years or less OR will have held a Consultant/Honorary Consultant post for less than 5 years (or whole-time equivalent if part time or in intermittent employment) on the date of the lecture.
Entrants need not be a member of the Society.
The recipient will be required to deliver a 15 minute lecture during the BSG's plenary session at the next annual meeting of the Society, which will be the Digestive Disorders Federation (DDF) meeting (22-25 June 2015 at the Excel Centre, London).
Young Investigators Meeting
Wednesday, 01 October 2014 13:05
April 17-19, 2015
House of European Gastroenterology
This course specialises on the fields of research, statistics and the writing of papers and intense and lively lectures and discussions are combined with interactive training sessions. Presentations by participants provide the ideal environment to share ideas and personal experiences.
Application is open until January 18, 2015
Vacancy- Social Media Editor
Friday, 19 September 2014 13:37
An exciting new vacancy of Social Media Editor has emerged on behalf Gut. The role seeks someone who can drive the journal's presence and readership worldwide through the use of social media such as the journal's blog, podcasts, Facebook and Twitter.
Gut is a leading international journal in gastroenterology and has an established reputation for publishing first class clinical research of the alimentary tract, the liver, biliary tree and pancreas. Already with a repertoire of online features, such as the journal's Twitter and Facebook pages, Gut is looking for someone to work closely with the editorial team to improve and enhance these features. The aim is to extend the reach of the journal's content worldwide, as well as helping its core readership to stay up to date with new developments within the field.
The successful applicant would be expected to be educated to postgraduate level, with sufficient knowledge in the journal's subject area. Importantly, an applicant should have enthusiasm for the subject area, creativity, and an interest in using new technologies to publicize scientific research. Some experience of science communication and/or web content management systems such as Twitter, Facebook and Wordpress would be preferred. The role is ideally suited to an early to mid-career researcher.
The Social Media Editor will report directly to the journal's Editor-in-Chief, Professor Emad El-Omar, and will be expected to attend the journal's regular editorial meetings. It should be noted that the position will receive a small annual honorarium, and full training and support will be provided by the BMJ's digital communications team.
Deadline for applications: 30th November 2014
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