This November 4th and 5th, get down to At-Bristol, located in Bristol city which will play host to this year’s eagerly anticipated Communicate 2014. Communicate is the UK’s leading conference for environmental communicators, bringing together over 150 delegates each year to debate and share the latest challenges and emerging best practice for engaging people with the natural world.
Communicate can boast of bringing together over 80 organisations, including NGO’s, local and national government, media, academia, visitor attractions and green businesses, providing participants with an excellent opportunity to engage with practitioners. This is an opportunity that cannot be missed as these organisations represent Communicate annually and since 2003, more than 800 delegates from over 300 organisations have attended the conference. The conference is highly stimulating and thought provoking and it is a great opportunity to meet people involved across a wide variety of sectors.
There is funding available for NERC funded PhD students and early career researchers thanks to the support from the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC). Bursaries will be awarded through a competitive application process. Applications for the second round of bursaries must be received by 9am on Monday 20th October. Click here to start your application. Don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity.
Click here to see the latest line-up of some of Britain’s most effective speakers that will be there to make this experience one you will never forget.
Allied Health Professional Bursaries
Aimed at health professionals working in the field of rheumatology, the Allied Health Professional bursaries entitle successful applicants to complimentary attendance at Rheumatology 2013 on 23-25 April in Birmingham.
Five bursaries are available to allied health professionals who meet the selection criteria.
The winners will receive
- Complimentary registration to Rheumatology 2013
- Two nights’ bed and breakfast
- Economy class travel expenses
Please note that any additional expenses are not included in the bursary.
Rules and eligibility
- be members of the British Health Professionals in Rheumatology (BHPR)
- have at least three years’ post-registration work experience and a minimum of one year’s experience in rheumatology
- show a commitment to the future of the rheumatology profession
- have support from their department
How to apply
Submission deadline is Monday 21 January 2013. Bursary winners will be selected by the BSR Executive Committee and will be notified by email approximately 2 weeks after the deadline.
To apply, visit the web site for a form.
Bursary winners are required to submit a 300 word report on their experience at Rheumatology 2013 which will be used in future BSR/BHPR literature and as feedback for planning future meetings.
The prestigious Garrod Prize is open to scientists with a non-clinical background currently working in rheumatology or a related discipline. BSR would normally expect candidates to be within 15 years of graduation.
Named after Sir Alfred Baring Garrod, who was responsible for recognising the difference between osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis and for initiating the thread test for uric acid in the blood. This prize replaced the Non-Clinical Bursary
View past Garrod Prize winners
The winner will receive
- Complimentary registration to Rheumatology 2013, 23-25 April 2013
- The opportunity to present their work during the plenary session at Rheumatology 2013
- The winner’s work will be considered for publication in the BSR journal Rheumatology
Rules and eligibility
- Applicants do not have to be BSR members
- Open to applicants with less than 10 years experience in research activities
How to apply
Submission deadline is Wednesday 21 November 2012. Entrants will be notified by 21 December 2012.
To apply submit:
- Your full CV
- Three to five published papers on a similar theme
- A 1,000 word free-standing and potentially publishable editorial
- An explanation of your contribution to the work.
References should be numbered consecutively and should conform to the style of the BSR journal Rheumatology.
Entrants must explain why their work is significant to rheumatology or rheumatologists.
Please contact Lindsay McClenaghan at email@example.com for any further information.
The RKE Operations team can help you with your application.