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UEG Rising Stars 2017

Thursday, 26 May 2016 06:37

Application period begins 1 June 2016

Every year, the National Societies Committee and the UEG Scientific Committee jointly select 6-8 emerging clinical scientists as 'Rising Stars', based on a track record of international quality research and developing scientific independence. This initiative provides a durable platform for these young researchers to further evolve their professional careers.

Applications are invited from the following target group:

  • Clinical scientists at any level (but a full professor title will not be accepted)
  • 40 years of age or younger at the time of application (born September 16, 1975 or later)*
  • Must have as country of residence Europe (including UK) and/or a country bordering the Mediterranean Sea
  • Candidates may apply maximum 3 times for the Rising Star Award

*add two years to age limit per child as main carer

To apply, please follow these steps:

Enquiries should be directed to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . The application deadline is 15 September 2016.

Please note that you must be a member of the BSG if you would like the BSG to consider supporting your application.

Opportunity: JAG Clinical Fellow

Monday, 23 May 2016 13:06

The JAG Clinical Fellow is a full time, fixed term role for two years. The fellow will be responsible for co-ordinating, analysing and publishing numerous research projects primarily based on data from the JAG Endoscopy Training Portfolio (JETS). The post holder will also support developments to the JETS ePortfolio and other related JAG training activity.

For full information please see the advert and job description in the JAG download centre on Please note the closing date for applications is Friday 10 June 2016 (extended from original deadline of 31 May 2016).

HSJ Clinical Research Impact Award

Wednesday, 04 May 2016 13:43

The HSJ Clinical Research Impact Award provides an opportunity to recognise and reward the inspirational work that is taking place across the NHS to make clinical research a core activity.

This award celebrates NHS organisations dedicated to furthering clinical research, ensuring advances quickly reach practice and improve care.

HSJ Website

Royal College of Physicians (RCP) and National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Clinical Research Network award scheme

Friday, 06 May 2016 09:38

The Royal College of Physicians and National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Clinical Research Network award scheme aims to recognise NHS trainees and consultants who are active in research.

The following awards are currently available:

- Five trainee awards of £500 per trainee

- Five consultant awards of £500 per consultant

Award presentations:

- Trainee award winners will be invited to attend the Royal College of Physicians new members ceremony on 14 September 2016.

- Consultant award winners will be invited to the Harveian Oration on 20 October 2016.

- The Royal College of Physicians will also invite a trainee and consultant awardee to present at their annual conference in 2017.


- Applicants must be NHS clinicians (clinical academics are not eligible) and a member of the Royal College of Physicians.

- Clinicians can enter under one of two categories: Trainee / Consultant

Application forms must be received no later than midnight on 1 June 2016.

Further information and to apply

Ten BSG/MSD Bursaries for Travel to UEG Week 2016

Friday, 06 May 2016 10:54

The BSG Education Committee invites BSG members (including scientists, trainees and consultants in the first 5 years of their career in any area of gastroenterology) to apply for 10 travel bursaries. Each bursary of up to £800 is funded by MSD and is intended to reimburse the costs of registration, travel and/or accommodation for attendance at UEG Week 2016 in Vienna, Austria, 15-19 October 2016. Other costs (meals, poster preparation, visas etc.) will not be supported.

The BSG is solely responsible for all aspects of administering the BSG/MSD Travel Bursary Scheme, including Education Committee assessment of applications and selection of recipients. Additional criteria are presentation of research paper (oral or poster at UEGW) and/or specific purpose of attending UEGW i.e. workshop or clinical presentation which is not supported by other funding.

The names of successful applicants will be supplied by the BSG to MSD upon selection. Recipients will be invited by MSD to an awards dinner during UEGW. Recipients must provide structured feedback after the conference. MSD confirms that the funding is not conditional on, or provided in the expectation of, the prescription, supply, administration or recommendation of any MSD product.

Applications should be sent by 4pm on Wednesday 27 July 2016 to Ms Julie Solomon This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for consideration by the BSG Education Committee, by which decisions on recipients will be made. Applicants will be notified no later than Monday 15 August 2016.

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BSG 2016 Conference Party

Click here to view details of the BSG 2016 Conference Party organised by the Trainee Section

Tuesday 21st June 2016

Albert Dock, Britannia Pavilion, Liverpool L3 4AD

20:00 until late

£15 per person

Organised by the BSG Trainees Section