Weekly round-up #150

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Weekly Round-up #150

Welcome to the 150th edition of the Weekly Round-up! The first VALIDATE Weekly Round-up was published back in August 2017, a few months after VALIDATE's start, and we have kept our members up to date with all the latest news, publications and opportunities since then - as you can see from our news archive. It's fantastic to see all the different things we have achieved at VALIDATE since then.

 

VALIDATE Winter Seminars - Available for all on YouTube

You can watch last year's Winter Seminars online and, as they are open access, they can be shared with colleagues and via social media.

https://www.youtube.com/embed/-0OO4HT7FiE

 

Funding

  • Future Leaders Fellowships: Round 6 - £900 million fund that is helping to establish the careers of world-class research across UK - deadline 19 February 2021
  • BBSRC Standard Research Grant - for researchers at eligible organisations that including higher education institutions, research council institutes and approved independent research organisations – deadline 28 April 2021
  • BactiVac Catalyst Funding for Pump-Priming Projects - our sister GCRF Vaccines Network, BactiVac, has a final Catalyst funding round open. This aims to support scientists in bacterial vaccinology to explore new approaches and strategies to advance their vaccines - deadline 16 May 2021
  • NIHR Global Health Research Groups (research and innovation) - awarded to collaborations of specialist researchers within universities and research institutes in the UK and ODA eligible countries – deadline 18 May 2021

 

Training Opportunities and Events:

​There are many more relevant career opportunities on our jobs page.

 

    Check out our Publications Page for members' publications and email validate@ndm.ox.ac.uk if you have something you would like to add.
     
     

    Check out our Publications Page for members' publications and email validate@ndm.ox.ac.uk if you have something you would like to add.

    Highlights on Twitter this week:

    Nature Careers shared the story of a Post-doc who started his own journal after being frustrated with the current system, Prof Tom Scriba shared a graph showing how the diseases causing the greatest death-rates do not always attract the most research attention, and the UKRI have launched an Early Career Researcher Forum. Write That PHD share an article advising the key sections and common challenges for discussions and provided some advice on how to write a successful journal article abstract, while TB News Daily reported on the results of a BCG vaccination trial against COVID-19 that are expected soon.  We celebrated new milestones in vaccine development for leishmaniasis and the Stop TB Partnership were live on YouTube talking with children from Cameroon & Cote d'Ivoire

     

    Published: 13 January 2021