BSCR e-Newsletter Summer 2019

BSCR e-Newsletter Summer 2019

BSCR Meetings and Symposia

BSCR Autumn Meeting | University of Cambridge | September 9-10th

Our Autumn 2019 Meeting will be held 9-10th September at the University of Cambridge with a theme of ‘Heart Failure – new therapeutic strategies’. The deadline for abstract submission is 22nd July 2020 (5pm). Early bird registration is now open. This meeting will be preceded by a half-day Early Career Symposium which all junior colleagues are encouraged to attend.

Following tradition, the Bernard and Joan Marshall Prizes will be awarded at this Meeting. The 2019 Distinguished Investigator, Professor Joseph Wu (Stanford University will give a talk on ‘cardiac regeneration and repair’ and the finalists for the Early Career Investigator Prize will present their research talks.  The overall winner will be selected by committee. More details on our Meetings page.

BSCR Symposium at Pharmacology 2019 | Edinburgh | December 15th

The BSCR symposium, entitled ‘Detecting endothelial cell dysfunction – towards identification of novel therapeutic targets’ will be held on 15th December 2019 as part of the Pharmacology 2019 meeting in Edinburgh with discounted registration for BSCR members. BSCR members are encouraged to submit an abstract (deadline 13th September 2019). More details on our Meetings page.

BAS-BSCR 2020 Spring Meeting

  • June 1-2nd
  • Manchester Central
  • Please save the date!

Contact us the BSCR secretary via our website if you have a relevant Cardiovascular-themed Meeting that you would like to promote to BSCR members through our website and social media.

BSCR Committee Election

The BSCR are seeking to appoint two new committee members for a 3 year term commencing in January 2020. All student and ordinary members may vote for up to 2 candidates by 15th July using their unique voting link that they received by e-mail.

BSCR Membership

Annual membership is valid from 1st January. Members can take advantage of the following benefits:

  • Free or discounted registration for BSCR Meetings, workshops and symposia
  • Eligibility for our range of awards and travel grants

Please encourage colleagues and students to join the Society, either as ordinary or student members, selecting the recurring payment option.

Membership Fees

  • Ordinary member: £25 recurring payment (or £35 single annual payment)
  • Student membership: FREE!
  • Students are encouraged to convert to ordinary membership at the end of their studies in order to ensure their continued engagement with the BSCR.

BSCR e-Bulletin

We invite submission of articles, particularly from early career members e.g. lab overview, review articles: https://bscr.org/wp/bulletin-archive/. Students may consider developing their first year literature reviews in to a published article. Authors may now submit their e-Bulletin contribution as an original research or review article to Cardiovascular Drugs and Therapy for consideration as a BSCR member submission. Please contact the e-Bulletin editor (Dr Christina Warboys, [email protected]) if you are interested in contributing to the e-Bulletin.

Funding Opportunities

Travel Bursaries – we provide a limited number of travel bursaries each year for members to attend national and international cardiovascular-themed meetings in exchange for a report on the meeting to be published through our e-bulletin. For further details and how to apply see here.

Travel Grants – we offer travel grants (up to £200) to support student members to present an abstract at BSCR main meetings. For further details and how to apply see here.

BSCR Twitter

Follow us @BSCResearch for the latest Society updates!

We are always looking for material to tweet e.g. relevant events, stories, job adverts, press releases etc; please send any interesting links to Dr Christina Warboys, [email protected].

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