Weekly round-up #86

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Weekly round-up #86

There is now less than 2 weeks to go to register for our 2019 ECR Workshop, Annual Meeting and BSI co-hosted Scientific Conference, taking place from the 30th of September to the 3rd of October. With the deadline fast approaching, we recommend applying as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. Go to our annual meeting webpage to find out more and register.


We would also like to wish a warm welcome to our newest affiliate members who have joined this week:

Noé Patrick M’Bondoukwé (University of Health Sciences, Cambodia) and Olufemi Samuel Amoo (Nigerian Institute of Medical Research, Nigeria).



Find all other funding opportunities on our external funding page.


Training Opportunities:

Visit our training opportunities page for further ideas to develop your career.




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


Job Opportunities: 

To view all current vacancies visit our job webpage.


Our publications page highlights papers of interest by our members and in the fields of our focus pathogens.


Highlights on Twitter this week: Read about how Switzerland is stepping up the fight against HIV, TB and malaria; take a look at some common sentence starters for each section of your PhD; Boris Johnson is urging social media firms to block anti-vaccine messages as measles rates increase; the First Lady of Burkina Faso writes about her country's effort to beat NTDs; University of Florida researchers help discover new compounds for drug development to fight melioidosis; an article in the Lancet on the epidemiology of tuberculosis among children and adolescents in the USA from 2007-2017; advice on how to write the introduction and literature review chapters of a PhD; the EU announced a 300 million euro pledge to The Global Fund during the G7 summit in Biarritz; RSHTM are looking for research ideas in tropical medicine and global health from students or early graduates based in India; the Republic of Korea reaffirms its commitment to the fight against TB and malaria; and The Global Fund is thanking Italy as they increase their pledge to end HIV, TB and malaria by 15% with €161 million to be contributed over the next 3 years. Take a look at our Twitter feed @NetworkVALIDATE to stay fully up to date.


Published: 28 Aug 2019