Weekly round-up #89

Scientific Conference

Weekly round-up #89


There's now less than 2 weeks to go until our Early Career Workshop, Annual Meeting and BSI co-hosted Scientific Conference! Thank you to everyone who has registered to attend; we look forward to seeing you all there soon.


Recently we've had a number of people apply to join VALIDATE, so a warm welcome to our newest members!

Investigators: Simon Waddell (University of Sussex, UK), Christian Gortázar (University of Castilla, Spain), Marcela Pasetti (University of Maryland, USA), Nicholas Harmer (University of Exeter, UK), and Chiranjay Mukhopadhyay (Kasturba Medical College, India).

Associates: David Pejoski (University of Geneva, Switzerland), Jose Maria Lemme Dumit (University of Maryland Baltimore, USA), Justice Boakye-Appiah (St George's University of London, UK), Simon Clark (PHE, UK), and Sasha Larsen (IDRI, USA).

Affiliates: Shuailin Li (Tsinghua University/University of Oxford, China/UK), Ovye Stephen Mari (University of Jos, Nigeria), Hazel Morrison (University of Oxford, UK) and Zoe Underwood (PHE, UK).



Have a look at our website for more external funding opportunities.


Training Opportunities:

The training opportunities page has information about all upcoming opportunities that you may have missed.



Our events page has details about any other relevant upcoming external events.


Job Opportunities:

There are no new opportunities this week, but you can find vacant positions on our website.


Nothing new this week, but anything relevant to our members can be found on our publications page.


On Twitter this week: academic Yasha Hartberg talks about how depression and anxiety threatened to kill her career; a helpful list of research tips for early career researchers; an article on one doctor's social media mission to discuss vaccination with parents; our sister GCRF network BactiVac released their September 2019 newsletter; take a look at the Global Vaccination Summit 2019 which was livestreamed last week; last week, RSTMH hosted their annual meeting; the Microbiology Society made an informative video on Gram staining in memory of Hans Gram; Nature discuss how to work with your institution's press office to maximise the reach of your work; Simon Hollingsworth discusses the best way to progress exciting new ideas emerging in academia; take a look at a network established by WHO aiming to provide reliable information on vaccine safety; the director of WHO states that the world is now at a 'critical turning point' due to a lack of access to vaccines; read 8 tips to help you make the meaning and contribution of your research clear; the MRC has a number of vacancies on their Research Board and Panel Recruitment for 2020; and the UK Department for International Development has launched their new flagship NTD programme. Take a look at our twitter feed @NetworkVALIDATE to stay up to date.


Published: 18 Sep 2019