ATDG is an annual meeting for adipose tissue, obesity and diabetes researchers based in the UK, ranging from PhD students to PIs to clinician scientists, working on different types of research from molecular biology to clinical studies. They have a great line up of internationally-renowned speakers who will be delivering talks on a diverse range of topics.
This year's meeting will be held at the University of East Anglia, Norwich, on the 15th of December 2014
For more details including how to register see here.
The ever popular Society for Endocrinology Clinical Update course returns for its 2014 outing.
Covering all main areas of the specialty curriculum, this course is highly recommended for those considering the Specialty Certificate Exam but also to any registrar or consultant wanting to update their knowledge.
The programme is organised in recurrent three-year cycles, with the 2014 course the 2nd of the cycle, ensuring that trainees and newly qualified consultants can start their attendance in any given year and are able to cover all topics within three years. The training programme is structured through lectures and interactive small-group workshops that focus on discussing best clinical practice based on day-to-day case scenarios. This structure creates an excellent atmosphere that provides an effective forum for networking with peers and established endocrinologists.
Course date: 3rd-5th November 2014 at Manchester, UK
Deadline for reduced early bird rate: 1st October 2014
Deadline for submitting cases: 14th September 2014
For more details click here
The official congress of the UK Association for the Study of Obesity (UKCO) will be brought to you in September 2014 at the University of Birmingham. A call for abstracts and parallel symposia suggestions is now open. For further information and registrations please visit the ASO website: www.aso.org.uk/conferences/aso-uk-congress-on-obesity-2014/. The programme is here.
The Quality in Care (QiC) Programmes recognise, reward and share good practice and collaboration between the NHS, patient groups and the industry in specific therapy areas.
This year, for the first time, you can vote for your Outstanding Educator in Diabetes AND People’s Award as part of the Quality in Care Diabetes programme 2014. Be sure to see if your trust is in the shortlist of finalists!
See the finalists here
Voting deadline: Friday 12th September 2014
Excel in your research career!
Are you an early career basic or clinical research PhD or postdoctoral scientist looking to become an independent researcher? If so, you may be eligible to apply for 1 of 25 exclusive places at the annual Society for Endocrinology Career Development Workshops in 2014.
Where: Eastwood Park, Gloucestershire
When: 17-19 October 2014
To register: click here