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BBSRC – Tools and Resources Development Fund – Deadline 3rd September

Deadline – 3rd September – 4pm The  Tools and Resources Development Fund (TRDF) aims to pump prime the next generation of tools, technologies and resources that will be required by bioscience researchers in scientific areas within BBSRC remit. It is anticipated that successful grants will not exceed £150k (£187k FEC) and a fast-track, light touch peer review process will […]

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BBSRC – Images with Impact – Deadline 6th October

BBSRC has launched its image competition as part of the 20th anniversary programme; Open to the public, students and the bioscience research community; £2,400 of prizes to be won for images capturing exciting developments in bioscience. The Images with Impact: the Great British Bioscience Image Competition is seeking the best images that showcase UK bioscience […]

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Biomarkers for Brain Disorders : Challenges and Opportunities : 1-3 February 2015, Cambridge

This is the 3rd Wellcome Trust Scientific Conference on Biomarkers for Brain Disorders: Challenges and Opportunities. This conference will  bring together leading neuroscientists from academia and industry involved in genomics, proteomics, diagnostics, imaging, drug development and regulatory affairs. The discovery and validation of biomarkers across neuroscience is an important challenge for early diagnosis of disease […]

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Mathematical Models for Infectious Disease Dynamics – Cambridge, 16-27 February 2015

Deadline for applications: 17 October 2014 More details at this link. This intensive, two-week course is aimed at any life scientist, public health officer, or medical or veterinary professional with an interest in quantitative approaches to infectious disease dynamics and control in humans or animals. The programme will cover introductory and advanced concepts in mathematical […]

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Biomaterials for Healthcare SIG – 30th July, Nottingham

Save the date for the next Biomaterials for Healthcare Special Interest Group (SIG) event taking place on Wednesday 30 July at the Nottingham Conference Centre. The programme and further information will be available soon at this link.

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Targetting Unmet Needs in Mental Health and Dementia – 24th July, Nottingham

The Nottingham Belfry , Mellor’s Way , Off Woodhouse Way , Nottingham , NG8 6PY   |   UK Thu 24 Jul, 9:30 AM – Thu 24 Jul, 2:00 PM The world’s largest study of dementia was recently launched by  David Cameron.  Clearly, mental health is high on the Government’s agenda, but the healthcare community is faced […]

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Digital Healthcare 2014 Conference – 3rd September, London

At the Digital Healthcare conference speakers will update the delegates on the progress of digitising the healthcare system from the initial aims and policies .They aim to describe which strategies are working and which tools are providing improved patient outcome and experiences. The programme can be found here.

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H2020- Preparatory Action – Healthy Diet in Early Years & Ageing Population

The European Commission has released the details of a call for proposals on ‘Healthy Diet: Early Years and Ageing Population’, which will support interventions related to healthy diet in early years and ageing population. The call for proposals will support interventions related to healthy diet in early years and ageing population. The following three priorities […]

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