Scholarships to attend the 2019 BSACI Annual Conference available for learning about a career in allergy
The increasing prevalence of allergy has created new career opportunities in this rapidly expanding and changing discipline. The British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology (BSACI) the UK’s leading organisation for healthcare professionals caring for patients with Allergy, is offering scholarships to those who are interested in learning more about the speciality.
BSACI is offering 30 scholarships for trainees to attend the BSACI Annual Conference in Harrogate which takes place on the 3- 5th October 2019. The awards are open to any late Foundation Year 1 and Foundation year 2 doctors, Core Medical and Internal Medicine trainees with an interest in or considering a possible career in Allergy.
BSACI is offering up to £550 to cover conference fees, hotel accommodation and travel expenses (up to £150 reimbursed standard fare) and a ticket to the Welcome Reception that takes place on Thursday 3rd October.
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Each year BSACI offer several awards to its members in recognition of the important research undertaken as well as those who have made outstanding contributions to clinical allergy.
Jack Pepys Lectureship
The lectureship honours Jack Pepys, who was a distinguished clinician, by recognising those who have made outstanding contributions to the science of allergy and clinical immunology internationally. Each year the BSACI Council decides who should deliver this keynote lecture. Click here to view list of Jack Pepys lecturers.
The Harry Morrow Brown Memorial Lectureship on Clinical Aspects of Paediatric Allergy
The lectureship honours Dr Harry Morrow Brown who pioneered the use of inhaled steroids in the 1970s, leading to the development of beclomethasone (Becotide). The lecturer is chosen by BSACI Council to deliver a lecture on the practical application of scientific research to clinical practice, bridging the gap between laboratory and clinic. Please click here to see a list of awardees.
William Frankland Award
This award is given in recognition of the outstanding contribution which is over and above normal everyday duties that a member has made to clinical allergy. BSACI Membership can nominate the recipient, if more than one recipient is chosen, a vote is undertaken by the BSACI Council Committee. Click here to view a list of recipients.
Travel Fellowship Awards
The BSACI encourages researchers to present their work locally, nationally and internationally. Presenting at conferences offers a great opportunity for young researchers to network with like minded colleagues, get feedback on their work and be inspired by the leaders in their field. Please click here for further information on eligibility and application criteria. Click here to view the list of 2018 recipients.
The Barry Kay Awards
This award recognises Professor Barry Kay’s national and international contributions to the field of allergy and asthma, which have inspired so many young allergists and chest physicians. The award is presented each year at the BSACI Annual Meeting to those whose abstract has been judged to be outstanding. Please click here to view the published abstracts. Posters can be submitted to the following categories:
- Basic Science
- Paediatric Clinical
- Adult Clinical
- Primary Care
- Allied Health
Members who wish to learn more about any of the awards listed above can do so by logging in here.
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