Bone Research Society

Bringing basic and clinical researchers together since 1950

New Investigators

New Investigators

If you’re relatively new to bone-related research, whether in a laboratory or a clinical setting, this page is for you.

We'd love to hear from you!  Please contact us to let us know what would make this a useful resource for you. 

BRS Annual Meeting 2019

New Investigator Session Cardiff 2019 

We would like to invite our New Investigators to our annual session at the BRS conference in Cardiff.  This year we are delighted to host a session featuring a number of informal round table discussions on different topics relevant to our New Investigators. These will include: 
- Travel grants, small project grants and beyond
- Working in Industry
- Clinical academic careers and training
- Bridging the gap between basic and clinical research
- How to review a paper and get involved in editorial activities
- Should I stay or should I go? Moving abroad for research
- Increasing your online profile

Meet the Committee

Scott Dillon
University of Cambridge
Non-clinical new investigator representative

Meet the Committee

Clare Shere
University of Bristol
Clinical New Investigator

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Find a mentor

We are happy to announce the launch of our BRS Find a mentor scheme which aims to provide support and advice to our New Investigators from more senior BRS members. You can find out more about our mentorship scheme here:

Educational Resources

You can find useful slides and resources from previous New Investigator sessions here. There are also many images, slides and videos in our Resources section.

There will be special New Investigator sessions at our 2017 meeting in Bristol. More details will be available nearer the time


The BRS offers a number of awards, bursaries, and fellowships specifically for New Investigators e.g.

Travel bursaries 

Barbara Mawer Travelling Fellowship

Neil Mackenzie Public Engagement award

Details can be found on our Awards page. You can also find links to external funding sources on our Links page.