Bone Research Society

Bringing basic and clinical researchers together since 1950

Awards

Awards can be publicised here free of charge.  Simply send details to web@boneresearchsociety.org.

Adverts should contain a very brief description (maximum three sentences), an e-mail address or web location for obtaining further details, and the closing date.

For specific questions about awards contact the BRS Secretary info@boneresearchsociety.org.

 

BRS New Investigator Awards

The BRS offers a number of New Investigator Awards at its annual meeting for eligible authors. If you are eligible and would like to be considered for one of these awards, please download the eligibility form and submit it as instructed when you submit your abstract.

Eligibility criteria - Award applicants must be:

. A member of BRS (at the time of applying and during the annual meeting)
. Either working towards, or within 5 years of attaining, a postgraduate degree or completion of specialist training
. A presenting author (oral or poster) at the annual BRS meeting

For the top scoring abstracts from eligible authors, the award will consist of £400 towards Registration, accommodation fees and travelling expenses.

BRS Travel Bursaries

The Society uses a large proportion of its available funds to support members wishing to present their research at National and International Meetings or to attend work-related training courses. These travel bursaries take the form of part defrayment of the travel costs. Applications should be made to the Treasurer prior to starting travel, giving details of the meeting and the travel costs, along with a copy of the accepted abstract. Applicants must be members of the BRS and must acknowledge BRS support on their poster/presentation.

The level of support will be dependent upon the funds available so bursaries cannot be awarded retrospectively. Bursaries are awarded at the discretion of the BRS committee, up to £150 can be claimed to attend an international or BRS conference and up to £75 to attend a non-BRS conference. There is only one award per person, per year.

To apply please email the treasurer with your BRS membership number, details of the meeting you are attending, a copy of the accepted abstract and a break down of expenditure.

treasurer@boneresearchsociety.org

Osteosarcoma Part-funded PhD's - clinical or basic science

Hannah's Willberry Wonder Pony charity
Closing date: Thu 30 Nov 2017

Hannah's Willberry Wonder Pony charity invites applications for part-funded PhD's - clinical or basic science for research into Osteosarcoma. The charity will reimburse up to 50% of the University fees and of the stipend at the current Research Council rate. In addition, the charity will provide £7,500 per year for consumables. Completed application forms should be submitted in PDF format by 30 November 2017 to willberryresearch@gmail.com Please visit the website for more details.

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National Training Scheme for Bone Densitometry course 2018

6-7 March 2018, Conference Aston, Birmingham

Rosemary Hollick
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Rosemary Hollick
University of Aberdeen
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