15th-17th April, 2020: Edinburgh, UK
The British Society for Parasitology (BSP) Spring Meeting is hosted this year by the University of Edinburgh; please submit your abstracts now to the 'Drug discovery and development' session on 16th April, chaired by Dr Paul Denny and with our very own Professor Santuza Teixeira as the plenary speaker!!
23rd-24th April, 2020 in Durham, UK
A discussion meeting to bring together representatives across disciplines within the UK Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) research community, to identify the 'Big Ideas' in this important area of global health, and funded by the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) Chemistry Biology Interface Division (CBID).with support from the Wellcome Trust, Durham University and the GCRF-Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases. Apply by Monday 2nd March, 2020.
On a quiet day before the start of the UK University term, the UK-based members of the Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) left their desks in York and Durham Universities, for the wilds of North Yorkshire. The cosy hospitality of the locally renowned Charles Bathurst Inn (Arkengarthdale) was a warm contrast to the…
Our congratulations go to Mr Naushad Akhtar, from India’s Council for Science and Industrial Research Institute of Microbial Technology (CSIR-IMTECH), for his prize-winning work! On 17th November 2019, Naushad received the Young Researcher award for his excellent poster, submitted to the 2nd National Biomedical Research Competition, hosted at the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and…
“This training provided me with input which I didn’t know I needed, but has changed everything!” “These four days have been a real turning point!” These remarks, from Jaime Isern and Victor De Sousa-Agostino, were the first responses I heard from our two PhD students from Durham University, upon their return from the NTD Network’s…
Our huge congratulations go to Dr Daniele Chame (above), post-doctoral research associate from the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG), Brazil, and Carlos Estevez, a masters’ student at UFMG, co-recipients of the 2019 Zigman Brener award at the XXXV Annual Meeting of the Brazilian Society for Protozoology (SBPz). Daniele and Carlos are early career researchers…
Apply By 30/11/2020
• Open to researchers (particularly PhDs, PDRAs) within and outside the network to attend NTD network meetings, conferences and training workshops that are related to network goals
• applicant needs to give a talk or present a poster on Leishmaniasis or Chagas disease research
• up to £1,500 funding per bursary for non UK applicants, we give preference to ODA countries
• up to £2,000 funding per bursary for UK applicants
• can include relevant travel, accommodation and subsistence costs incurred and also any relevant conference registration fees
• expenditure claims must be fully supported by relevant invoices and/ or receipts.
• an End of Travel Bursary Report must be completed and returned to the UNIVERSITY within 1 month of the project end date.
Apply By 30/11/2020
• To support short-term focused research visits between network partners.
• Open to PhDs or PDRAs
• apply anytime
• £5,000 of funding for travel and living costs maximum
• can include relevant travel, accommodation and subsistence costs incurred and also valid consumable costs.
• A payment of up to £2000 can be claimed after the project start date if valid expenditure quotes for travel are submitted along with a breakdown of expenditure
• All expenditure claims must be fully supported by relevant invoices and/ or receipts.
• End of Research Bursary Report must be completed and returned to the UNIVERSITY within 1 month of the project end date.