Best Image Prize Deadline 31st May - Published 15 May 2013
Best Image Prize Deadline 31st May
The deadline to submit entries to the Anatomical Society Best Image Prize Competition is 31st May. Details and instructions to submit images here
Teaching Development Grants Scheme - Published 15 May 2013
The Higher Education Authority Individual Grant Scheme is inviting proposals individual staff members to lead projects that enhance the student experience. Up to £7000 is available for each project which can run for 12 months. The Higher Education Academy is keen to encourage evidence-based research which can lead to innovations in learning and teaching that have clear benefits beyond your own institution. This call closes midday on Friday 14 june 2013 with decision notifications scheduled to go out end of September 2013.
Barclay-Smith Travelling Award - Published 15 May 2013
Congratulations to Paula Vickerton on being awarded a Barclay-Smith Travelling Grant. The award will go to support attendance and participation at the Summer meeting of the Society in Dublin from 4-5 July 2013.
Symington Bequest Award - Published 15 May 2013
Congratulations to Dr. Fabio Quondomatteo on being awarded a Symington Bequest Award. The award will go to support attendance and participation at the Gordon Research Conference on Collagen, in New Hampshire, USA, from 14th to 19th July 2013.
Undergraduate Summer Vacation Research Scholarships 2013 - Published 15 May 2013
Congratulations to Drs. Susanne Dietrich, Kieran McDermott and Fabio Quondomatteo and Professors Peter Dockery and Anthony Graham whose labs have been selected to host Daniel Clent, Rhea Tummon, Sinead Coen, Kathyrn Porter and Peter Hardy for research work during the summer of 2013. We look forward to seeing the outcomes of their work
Journal of Anatomy: The diaphragmatic shoulder - Published 15 May 2013
Ever wondered how the diaphragm and the skin of the shoulder got to share common nerve origins? Tatsuya Hirasawa and Shigeru Kuratani at the RIKEN Center for Developmental Biology in Kobe, Japan have examined the evolutionary origins of limb and diaphragm and suggest a shared cell population during embryonic development. You can read more about their hypothesis in the May issue of the Journal of Anatomy here
Royal Society Funding Opportunities - Published 20 March 2013 Seed Corn Funding
(closes 28 May 2013). This scheme is for new projects initiated by research scientists who are at an early stage of their career (within the first 5 years) with the aim of increasing the availability of specialized equipment, consumable materials and services. Link
International Exchanges Scheme
(closes 26 June 2013)
This scheme is for scientists in the UK who want to undertake a collaboration with scientists overseas through either a one-off visit or bilateral travel. Link