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Gastroenterology Film Festival @ BSG 2017

Tuesday 20th June 2017

A Call for Film Festival Submissions

The deadline for film festival submissions is 1st May 2017

We are proud to announce that we will be hosting the first ever Gastroenterology Film Festival at next year’s BSG meeting.

We would like to invite all medical students, trainees, clinical fellows and consultants to collaborate and submit short educational films on any gastroenterology/hepatology related topic and take part in this exciting project.

A prize will be awarded for the best film as judged by our panel of experts as well as for the most educationally entertaining submission!

The winning films shall be awarded and showcased at the BSG trainees symposium on 20th June 2017. Suitable film submissions will be archived on our website to benefit the ongoing education of gastroenterologists in the UK and worldwide.

Please register your interest at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it and visit our website www.gastrofoamed.com

Please share this announcement with your colleagues. We sincerely look forward to seeing you in the audience and on the stage in June.

Happy Vlogging!

Louise China
BSG Trainee Section Chair

Dame Sheila Sherlock travelling fellowships

Friday, 23 September 2016 13:12

The fellowships offer consultants and trainees the opportunity to learn new techniques and acquire new experiences, ideas and stimulation through travel and the exchange of ideas.

Two travelling fellowships are available, covering a period of 1 month each, and will be offered to one consultant and one trainee. Each fellowship will be for a maximum of £2,000, with the recipients being responsible for funding any additional costs.

How to apply

Please email your completed application form and any supporting papers for the attention of the academic vice president to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  by Monday 16 January 2017. Application forms can be downloaded at the link below.

MRC - Explore your career options - Interactive career framework

Wednesday, 10 August 2016 10:50

The MRC’s interactive career framework is a very useful tool which allows researchers to look at career options in biomedical research.

The framework gives information on possible options for a career in biomedical research within academia and /or industry: the roles and routes displayed are illustrative and not exhaustive.

Further Information

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.

Eligibility:

- 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

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