Weekly round-up #69

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Weekly round-up #69


In the run up to Easter, it's been a quieter week here at VALIDATE. Round 3 of our Mentoring Scheme closed, and the outcomes will be announced in late May. If you missed the deadline and are still interested in having a mentor, we will have a further call in 2020.




Take a look at more relevant external funding opportunities on our website


Training Opportunities:


Visit our training opportunities page for further ideas for your career development.





Visit our events page for all the events coming up in our field.


Job Opportunities

Nothing new this week, but all current job opportunities can be found on our website.





Our publications page has a list of papers that are relevant to our focus pathogens. Don't forget to let us know when you publish a paper and we will add it to our website.



On Twitter this week: an article on the yearly advancements towards an effective TB vaccine;19th April 2019 marks the deadline for abstracts for the 50th Union World Conference programme; remarkable step in technology as hand-held ultrasound scanners may be the future of easily diagnosing TB; a very informative blog post tackling the question of how funding and publication affect the time taken to complete a PhD; and congratulations to LSHTM who are celebrating their 120th anniversary this year. Follow us @NetworkVALIDATE for the latest news, updates and information.


With the UK Easter break looming, we will be back with our next weekly update on 1st May - Happy Easter to those who celebrate it!


Published: 17 April 2019