COVID-19 FAQs

The Anatomical Society continues to operate in the current circumstances, but please be aware that the Anatomical Society Executive Administrator and Councillors are all working from home. This will have an impact on our ability to respond to queries and assist members.

As such, please can you ensure that any communications to the Anatomical Society Office also copy in theteam@anatsoc.org.uk to ensure that we are able to respond to your query as best we can

We know that there will be many of our activities that may or will be affected, and to that end, we have put together this page to address any immediate questions.

 

Latest Update: 1st June 2020

 

Given the current ongoing COVID-19 situation the Anatomical Society has decided to postpone the Anatomical Society Summer Meeting 2020 in Glasgow to Summer 2021.

 

The Anatomy Training Programme (ATP), due to be held in Cambridge in summer 2020, has been postponed to 2021.  However, a virtual mini summer school is planned for August 2020.

 

More information will be provided in due course.

 

Meetings

Anatomical Society Summer Meeting 2020 POSTPONED UNTIL 2021

Given the current ongoing COVID-19 situation the Anatomical Society has decided to postpone the Anatomical Society Summer Meeting in Glasgow to Summer 2021. More information to follow in due course. 

Anatomical Society Winter Meeting 2020

This conference is due to be held on January 6th-8th 2021, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK.

We currently anticipate that this meeting will go ahead as planned.

Please check back here for updates and visit our Anatomical Society Meetings page for more information.

 

Membership 

Member Applications

Please rest assured that the Anatomical Society will continue to operate in these challenging times.

Consideration for new member applications are continuing as usual so if you are considering applying please follow the submission process here: About Membership

 

Research

Summer Vacation Research Scholarships CANCELLED

Given the current ongoing Covid-19 situation the Society has decided to cancel the Undergraduate Summer Vacation Research Scholarships. We realise this will be disappointing news but the uncertainty and challenges with administering and delivering these scholarships in the current climate are significant.

 

Please check back here for updates and see our Vacation Research Scholarships page for more details.

 

Research Advisory Committee Membership

Many thanks to everyone who has applied to be a member of the Research Advisory Committee.

Due to the current situation the committee have not yet been able to make a decision, but they will do so as soon as possible and the outcome will be communicated to applicants.

 

Education

Anatomy Training Programme 2020

A review was conducted at the end of May 2020 and the Anatomy Training Programme (ATP), due to be held in Cambridge in summer 2020, has been postponed to 2021. However, a virtual mini summer school is planned for August 2020.

Please check back here regularly for updates on the ATP 2020 and visit our ATP pages for more information.

 

Online Anatomy Education Resources

The Anatomical Society Education Committee have reviewed and curated online resources that may be useful for anatomy educators seeking to deliver remote learning during the current COVID-19 situation. 

Please check back regularly and see our online anatomy education resources  pages to view new resources when they are added.

 

Outreach

Big Bang Fair 

Unfortunately, the Big Bang Fair 2020, which was due to be held at the Birmingham NEC has been cancelled.

The Anatomical Society was planning to have a stand at the Big Bang Fair for the third year running.

You can view our reports from previous years on our Big Bang Fair page.

 

 

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