Research

UEG Rising Stars 2015 - nominations open

Every year, the UEG's National Societies Committee and Scientific Committee jointly select up to 10 emerging clinical scientists. Those young researchers are awarded Rising Star status based on a track record of international-quality research and developing scientific independence. This initiative provides a durable platform for young researchers to give state-of-the-art lectures and chair scientific sessions at UEG Week. The nominations process for UEG Rising Stars is open until 30 September 2014; BSG members should email the following documentation to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it by 1st September 2014. Two successful applicants will be supplied with mandatory supporting letters to accompany their application via the UEG website.

  • 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.