1) Please be aware that the 5th Edinburgh Clinical Research Methodology Course is taking place on the 25-26th February.
Further information can be found at: http://www.ecat.ed.ac.uk/research-methods
Please share with your local societies and anyone who may be interested in attending.
2) BARS and Neuroscience Society January Journal Club
BARS and QMBL Neurosoc are hosting a combined journal club!
Laurence Knowles will be presenting a paper by Sharp et al, on Dopamine selectively remediates 'model-based' reward learning: a computational approach. http://brain.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2015/12/17/brain.awv347
Refreshments and Certificates will be provided. See you at Garrod room 3.05, 26th January, 6pm.
Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/206817766330168/
3) Applying for the Academic Foundation Programme
Interested in a career in academic medicine? Want to know more about applying for the Academic Foundation Programme (AFP)?
BL Academic Research Society (BARS) would like to welcome you all to our third talk of the 2015-2016 academic year. Dr Milo Kostusiak (AFY1 at QEHKL), Dr Nithish Jayakumar (AFY1 at Homerton Hospital) and Dr Daniel Poon (SHO at Guy's Hospital) will be speaking about their experiences of applying for the AFP and their motivations behind pursuing a career in academic medicine, as well as giving some tips and advice for the application process.
The Academic Foundation Programme provides an opportunity for foundation doctors to develop research, teaching and/or leadership and management skills in addition to the competencies outlined in the Foundation Programme Curriculum. It is aimed at all those interested in these areas and gives you dedicated time that is set aside to explore your interests and focus on academic work.
Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1003847399675509/
The event starts at 6pm in Milton Lecture Theatre, Garrod Building on 1st February. Refreshments will be provided and certificates will be given to subs-paying members. Subs are only £1 and you can join on the QMSU website (link below).
We look forward to seeing you there.
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