Weekly round-up #64

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Weekly round-up #64




  • LSTM Skills Development Fellowships - provides ECRs the opportunity to explore, consolidate and develop their skills; for candidates with a background in mathematics, stats, computation, informatics, health economics and/or mixed methods applicable to biomedicine - deadline 24 Mar 2019


For other funding opportunities check out our external funding page.


Training Opportunities:

Nothing new this week, so visit our training opportunities page for lots of ideas to develop your career.




Don't forget to hold the date for the VALIDATE 3rd Annual Meeting and Scientific Conference on 1-3 October 2019.

Visit our events page for further events.


Job Opportunities


Find all the vacancies in our field on our website.




Do let us know if you publish a paper so that we can publicise it to our members. Have a look at our publications page for publications of interest by our members and in the fields of our focus pathogens.


Highlights on Twitter this week: Seven tips for making the leap from academia to industry; the latest study confirming that MMR vaccination does not increase risk for autism or trigger autism; honouring the 26th anniversary of Dr Sabin's death, and his oral polio vaccine research; how a 14 day detection drive in India uncovered a 40% increase in total cases compared to the year before; Wellcome Trust tips and guidance to setting up your own research group; the latest leprosy publications from Infolep; an article about anti-vaxxer promotion on Facebook and Amazon; an ITV News report on the damage caused by the anti-vaxxer movement and how we can counter it; funding awarded to CureVac to develop vaccine printer technology; just out: the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Vaccinations for All report "The Next Decade of Vaccines";  and canine leishmaniasis diagnosis by eNose.

Follow @NetworkVALIDATE to keep up to date on news and opinions in our field.


Published: 6 March 2019