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BSCB COVID assistance fund

The BSCB is concerned about the additional pressures the current and ongoing COVID restrictions are placing on those with caring responsibilities. We are therefore pleased to announce a new initiative to provide financial support for those in this situation. We are offering two rounds of one-off grants of £200 to support the cost of extra […]

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BSCB Image Competition Winners 2020

We are delighted to announce the winners of our annual Image Competition. A little disappointed to have to do so online rather than in person at our annual meeting, but the images are just as beautiful nonetheless. Details of the winning images can be found here and of the winners themselves here. Congratulations to all […]

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BSCB Science Writing Prize 2020 Winner Announced

We are delighted to announce that the winner of the 2020 Science Writing Prize is Alexandra Bisia, a PhD student at the University of Oxford. You can read her winning entry, titled “One for all, all for one, or – what does it take to be multicellular?‘ here. Our judge this year, scientist and author […]

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NEW AWARD! BSCB Postdoctoral Researcher Medal

We are delighted to launch a new BSCB award to recognise early career researchers who have made a major contribution to UK/Ireland Cell Biology during their postdoctoral training.  This award was instigated by the BSCB postdoc representative, Gautam Dey, in collaboration with the BSCB committee. As well as scientific excellence the committee will consider the […]

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NEW: BSCB PhD Award – Raff Medal

We are delighted to launch a new BSCB award, The Raff Medal. The medal was developed to recognise BSCB PhD students who have made outstanding contributions to UK/Ireland cell biology. The medal was developed by our own BSCB PhD rep Joyce Yu and was unanimously approved in our autumn 2019 committee meeting. Martin Raff was […]

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COVID-19: important update on BSCB summer studentships

The deadline for the BSCB Summer Studentship applications for Summer 2020 has been extended until 30 April 2020 due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. All applications now need to have additional and specific information as follows: If it is not possible to carry out a wet lab project due to extended lab closures, an alternative […]

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BSCB Writing Prize Extended Deadline: 31st March

We have extended the entry deadline for the BSCB Science Writing Prize until 31st March 2020, so if you thought about entering and ran out of time, you have another chance at a £500 cash prize! Details below. Science Writing Prize The science writing prize is open to student and postdoctoral members only. More information […]

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Have your say on how the society is run

The aim of the BSCB is to support the UK Cell biology community. We are therefore keen to find out how our members feel about the activities undertaken by the Society. Please let us know your views via the short (5 min) online survey at: https://www.quicksurveys.com/s/f4Y7D The deadline for the survey is 1st April

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BSCB 2020 Competitions: Deadline 29th February

The annual BSCB image and science writing competitions are open, with the deadline of 29th February 2020. Both have cash prizes, so if you would like to showcase your artistic or literary talents, please enter! Image Competition This is open to all of our members. We would like particularly to encourage entries that show cells […]

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