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'Your View' Poster Competition

Are you an enthusiastic young researcher working at the cutting edge of science, technology or engineering?   Can you discuss the social and ethical implications of your research at Newcastle University and how it will make a difference to local communities?   If the answer to these questions is yes, take part in ‘Your View’ poster competition on Saturday March 20th.

For further information and details on how to apply go to

Foulkes Foundation Fellowships

Fellowships for PhD graduates to do a Medical Degree or for Medics to study for a PhD

The Foulkes Foundation Fellowships were introduced in 1975. Their purpose is to promote medical research by providing financial support for recently qualified scientists. Applicants should have a PhD or equivalent degree or research ability and should intend to contribute to medical research. The Fellowships, which do not cover fees, are awarded for up to three years and are tenable in the United Kingdom only.

Application forms are available from:

The Registrar,
Foulkes Foundation Fellowship,
37 Ringwood Avenue,
N2 9NT


Registered Charity No: 265166

The closing date for applications is 15th March 2010.

Please enclose a stamped, addressed envelope with your request for an application form


Korner Travelling Fellowship Fund

A scheme which provides funds for PhD students and young postdocs to visit other laboratories or attend conferences abroad, or for similar applicants to visit a laboratory in the UK or Republic of Ireland. The three deadlines for applications are 31st January, 31st May and 30th September.

For further information about the Fellowships and details on how to apply please go to

Six research bursaries

£1,000 bursaries are available for medical students taking a fulltime
science degree (BSc/MRes/MBPhD) in an area relevant to
gastroenterology in 2010/11. Bursaries will be awarded once the
successful applicant’s place on the course has been confirmed.

For further information please contact Sarah Davidson at Core on 020 7486 0341 or


One research essay prize

£1,000 essay prize for the best dissertation on personally
undertaken research in an area of gastroenterology
by a MRes course during 2008/09

 The prize will be awarded at the British Society of
Gastroenterology Scientific Meeting in March 2010 and the
winner will be encouraged to submit a poster of their work
to the Society.

For further information please contact Sarah Davidson at Core on 020 7486 0341 or

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