Charterhouse Campus Carols
Where: Charterhouse Square Campus
When: 16:00-17:00, Wednesday 13th December
Once again, carols, with live musical accompaniment, are to be sung around the Campus Christmas tree. It starts with hot mulled wine, hot chocolate and warm, home-made mince pies. Do join in!
The HEE & PHE Chief Executives, Chief Professional Officers for England (CMO, CNO, CPO, CDO, CSO), and the national director for Infection Prevention and Control; invite you to support England's activities for World Antibiotic Awareness Week (WAAW) (13-19 November) and European Antibiotic Awareness Day (EAAD) (18 November).
These weeks along with the recent International Infection Prevention and Control Week (15-21 October) provide an excellent opportunity to engage with healthcare professionals (HCPs), educators, health students and the public on AMR.
These activities include:
Encourage health students to learn more about and raise awareness of antimicrobial resistance with peers especially non-health students during World Antibiotics Awareness Week and become Antibiotic Guardian Champions. This includes the opportunity to earn a digital badge that can be added to their LinkedIn accounts on completion of a number of tasks including an open access short e-learning AMR module developed by Health Education England or providing awareness information to their peers.
Register your department/university’s planned local AMR awareness activities via the online registration form - http://antibioticguardian.com/organisations/ (this will take less than five minutes). Last year 367 organisations and universities registered their local activities to support WAAW. Activities can include students awareness campaigns, displaying campaign materials, education and training sessions/conferences/workshops on AMR, including AMR information on websites, internal/external newsletters or social media activities. A student resources toolkit is available.
Invite students to the national AMR student conference on 18 November 2017 in London. Registration via:
Support the PHE National AMR campaign for the public 'Keep Antibiotics Working' which was launched on 23 October to raise awareness of the issue of antibiotic resistance and reduce demand from the public for antibiotics using TV, radio and social media.
Use your professional and/or university’s social media (Facebook, Twitter) channels and community networks to engage with diverse population groups to promote key messages on AMR throughout the winter season using #AntibioticGuardian. Sample social media posts and images are available here:
Encourage colleagues/students, family and friends to join over 50,000 individuals who have personally pledged an action to help to tackle antimicrobial resistance by choosing an organisation pledge on the Antibiotic Guardian website (www.antibioticguardian.com).
The letter is also available via
Celebrating Black Women in Science Conference
Where: Queen Mary, University of London
When: Saturday 18th & Sunday 19th November
RACE against Medicine are an external student-led initiative committed to championing the journeys of black students and professionals in Medicine and Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.
Equality and Diversity Officer (Science & Engineering)
The Medical Student Group of the Faculty of Medical Leadership and Management (FMLM) is looking for student ambassadors. Make your medical CV and portfolio stand out above the rest - APPLY TODAY!
Are you interested in medical leadership and management? Would you like to act as a senior student representative for a national professional body? Would you be interested in being a founder of a national research collaboration? Would you like the opportunity to do publications and poster presentations?
If so, join the Medical Student Group of the Faculty of Medical Leadership and Management (FMLM). You need to be passionate and interested in transforming student engagement in management and leadership for the benefit of patients and the broader health system.
To apply for the role of student ambassador for Barts and The London, please register your interest to email@example.com.
Deadline: Midnight on 20th November 2017
PostgraduateStudentships PhD Funding Fair 2017
When: Monday 4th December
Specialist event focusing on the needs of potential PhD students:
Further information and apply to attend at:
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UCL MBPhD Recruitment Open Event
Where: Clark Kennedy Lecture Theatre
When: Monday 4th December
This event will provide an opportunity for prospective students to interact with members of faculty staff and present and past students to find out more about the programme and to understand more about life as an MBPhD student.
After an introduction from the Clinical Teaching Lead, Dr Daniel Marks, there will be a short talk from the Medical School on the transfer process for external students; a representative from the Francis Crick Institute with talk about their PhD programme; and there will be inspiring talks from senior clinical and non-clinical academics. Following the talks, there will refreshments and the opportunity to ask questions and speak to staff and current students.
For further information and to register attendance, please login to: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/ucl-mbphd-recruitment-event-2018-entry-tickets-39247931620 no later than Wednesday 29th November 2017. Places are limited and tickets will be on a first come first served basis.
The UCL MBPhD Programme is looking for individuals with commitment, determination, enthusiasm and a willingness to learn. Departments and supervisors are extremely keen to recruit MBPhD students, who have a reputation for brains and dedication. The UCL MBPhD Programme is a course designed for students who aim at a clinical career that embodies a substantial research component. This programme enables undergraduate medical students to integrate a PhD with their clinical education.
The closing date for applications for 2018 entry to the MBPhD programme will be at the end of February 2018 (tbc). Please refer to the MBPhD website: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/mbphd/prospective-students for the latest information.
Please do not worry if you are unable to attend, as Prof Unwin (firstname.lastname@example.org), Dr Marks (email@example.com) and Dr Beesley (firstname.lastname@example.org) are happy to deal with any questions via email, telephone or in person.
Student Study Weekend
Where: Undergraduate Building, Manchester
When: Saturday 25th & Sunday 26th November
Are your medical finals looming? Are you worried about finding time to cram some more revision in? Do you need a little extra revision to feel ready?
We understand the enormity of your stress levels. The aim of this meeting is to get you thinking like a doctor, while preparing for your upcoming exams.
The Students Section at the Royal Society of Medicine are currently planning a revision weekend for medical students, to revise with fellow students and expand your knowledge on various subjects.
Topics over the two days include:
Essential Medicine: Y3 Theory and OSCE
Where: Birkbeck University, Russell Square
When: Saturday 24th & Sunday 25th March
This is an intense, high-yield course on essential theory (symptoms, signs, differentials, investigations and management) and practical application (history-taking, clinical examination, communication and presentation) for OSCE exams.
The content is specifically exam-focused. Topics over the two days include:
Y4 and 5 students are also welcome to attend as the teaching is to a high level, and all tutors have full MRCP. Last year, this event sold three times to students across the UK and from five countries abroad.
Tickets are only £38 for both days in March.
Pre-bookings for the event are now open, with tickets released to all registered within two weeks.
Visit the Facebook event for more detailed course information.
An Introduction to Sports and Exercise Medicine
Where: Milton Lecture Theatre
When: 20:00, Thursday 16th November
BLQM Sports and Exercise Medicine Society’s first event will feature a fantastic talk by Barts alumnus, Dr Ian Beasley, on how to get into Sports and Exercise Medicine.
He will talk about experiences from an amazing career working as a doctor for the England football team, Arsenal and West Ham United Football Clubs. He has also worked at the Olympics and currently works for the Royal Ballet Company.
Refreshments provided. Certificates available for subs paying members.
Subs (£2) may be purchased on the night.
The School of Psychiatry, working with Psychiatry Society have expanded their mentoring scheme to pair up students interested in a career in mental health with Psychiatrists in training.
The event in October was a great success and there are now 41 students signed up to the scheme!
For those already signed up, you will be paired up with your mentor in the next couple of weeks. If you are interested in joining the scheme or finding out more, contact: email@example.com
The Gift of Time
Where: Meet outside Garrod Building
When: 13:00, Wednesday 15th November
MMD Rock Projects are returning to visit the Hawthorn Green Care Home, to spend time with the elderly residents there.
This is a weekly project run on Wednesdays, where students organize and lead fun sessions with the elderly, including arts and crafts, quizzes and MUCH more to help lift the mood of the residents and help bridge the gap between generations, spreading an atmosphere of love and understanding between the young and the old.
Spaces are limited!
Sign up here: https://goo.gl/forms/kAeBEhrpdtwoZBi43
Zebraphiles Present: Tomorrow’s Dropouts
Where: Laird Hall
When: 19:30-22:00, Friday 17th November
Tickets are £4 on the door. Curtains will be open from 20:00.
The BL Choir is recruiting for Christmas!
Barts and The London Choir would love to see some new (and of course, returning!) faces for its Christmas rehearsals and performances.
Rehearsals will be every Tuesday at 6.45 in the Old Library, Garrod Building, starting on the 14th of November.
Concerts will be on the 5th and 8th of December.
Performances will include:
Song for Snow - Florence Price
Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer
Jesus Christ the Apple Tree - Elizabeth Poston
... and some other favourite Christmas carols!
There are no auditions, anyone and everyone is welcome to come and sing in the friendly choir.
...There will be cake!
Follow the link above for more information.
YEAR 3 AND YEAR 4 ICA REVISION CRASH COURSES
All third and fourth years are invited to PAL’s ICA crash courses.
No sign-ups are required. Dates subject to change. Follow the events below to stay updated:
Year 3 ICA Crash Courses
Week commencing November 20th, Garrod Building
YEAR 4 ICA Crash Courses
Week commencing November 13th, Garrod Building
A Celebration of Christmas: Seasonal Music and Readings
Where: The Great Hall, St Bartholomew’s Hospital
When: 19:00-19:30, Monday 16th October
Tickets are now available for the Guild Christmas Concert to buy online via the Barts Guild website or from the Guild Shop in the Barts Hospital. The BL Music Society will be performing, with student tickets only £7.
Free HIV Testing and Information
Where: Stepney Way Entrance, BLSA Building
When: 11:00-15:00, Monday 20th November
Heard “facts” about HIV and not sure if they are true?
Want to learn more about London’s largest HIV charity?
Come to the BLSA Building next Monday to speak to trained professionals about HIV and get a free HIV test in a completely private room. Trained professionals from Postive East will be present on the day to provide any support necessary if the tests provide a reactive result and to discuss the appropriate next steps.
The HIV testing will be carried out by a trained tester in a completely private room in the BLSA building. It is a very simple finger prick test and gives a result within a couple of minutes. If you have never had an HIV test, are unsure of your HIV status, or are just due a routine test, what is more convenient than getting it done on your lunch break?
Positive East are London's largest HIV charity and provide fantastic services and support to people not only in east London but across the whole of the capital. They will very kindly be providing the testing for the event. If you would like to learn more about their work, what services are available for people living with HIV, or how you can get involved, please come and speak to one of their representatives!
Jack Juckes with any questions/comments/suggestions
LIDo Industry Genesis Fringe Conference 12th December
3i at LIDo – A STEM graduate student to employee impact pathway
This Genesis Fringe event is offered by the BBSRC LIDo PhD programme's 3i (industry, internships, impact) committee, to pull together representatives from industry and academia and to showcase the wide possibilities in training and collaboration between the LIDo partner institutes (UCL, KCL, BL, RVC, LSHTM, Birkbeck) and the biotech sector at large.
Who should attend?
Those who would like to start dialogues leading to increased collaboration on the themes of research, and of employability in the biotech and pharma sector at large.
In attendance will be research-active academics from the LIDo institutes, representative student ambassadors of the programme, and LIDo management and committee members, as well as corporate outreach and other industry-leaning representatives of the LIDo member institutes.
Do you want to learn more about hosting our premier STEM PhD student talent, via LIDo's 3-month BBSRC-subsidised internships?
Do you want to access the best of academic insight, to maintain your projects at the state-of-the-art in research?
Do you want to extend the chances of forging novel research alliances leading to BBSRC-backed iCASE applications with excellent London-based academic teams?
If any of the above are on your radar, then please don't delay in registering your interest. Due to venue constraints, we must impose a strict limit on registration numbers.
Find more details here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/bbsrc-lido-phd-programme-3i-showcase-at-genesis-fringe-2017-tickets-39285736696
UCLPartners Infection, Immunology and Inflammation (III) Symposium 2017
Where: UCL Institute of Education
When: Tuesday 7th November, 09:00-18:00
Tickets are going fast for this year’s UCLPartners Infection, Immunology and Inflammation Symposium so if you haven’t already, please register now to avoid disappointment:
This event, organised by UCLPartners, will bring together researchers from across UCL, Barts and The London, Queen Mary University of London, and beyond, enabling cross-disciplinary interaction and encouraging new collaborations between scientists and clinicians at the forefront of the III field.
Speakers from UCL, BL, QMUL and our partner organisations will present their ground-breaking work and answer your questions. Professor Andrew Mellor (Newcastle University) will give the keynote lecture.
There is no registration fee for this event, and food and drink will be provided free of charge. Due to space limitations, timely registration and abstract submission is essential.
We are also holding an abstract competition for early career researchers in both the basic and clinical sciences. The deadline for submitting abstracts is Thursday 28 September. Click on the Eventbrite link above for full details about the competition and how to submit an abstract.
We very much hope to welcome you on Tuesday 7 November for a fascinating day of research excellence and networking opportunities.
(Acting) Communications and Events Officer
Office of the Vice-Provost (Health) - Research Coordination Office
MEDICAL DAYS FOR YEAR 10s
From January to May 2018, MCS Projects Ltd are arranging Medical Days for Year 10s interested in careers in Medicine. They take place on Wednesday afternoons, hosted by local Colleges across Greater London.
A team of medical students is needed to lead practical, medical-related activities with mixed-school teams of Year 10s. Students will be paid £60 per event, plus £5 for travel expenses. The work is enjoyable!
If you are interested, please email your CV by Monday 13th November 2017.
A meeting will then be arranged on campus/hospital to discuss the events. You should have good communication skills with young people.
MCS Projects Ltd
Mobile: 07702 221938
The International Institute of Medical Education and Cooperation Foreign Languages Department are happy to announce that the submission to MEDICAL ESSAY COMPETITION is open!
You are invited to participate in V International Language Competition Medicine and Languages: the Crossroad of Cultures which will take place in Voronezh, Russia, in 2018.
The competition schedule consists of two stages:
Stage I: Medical Essay Competition – 1 October 2017 – 31 January 2018
The participants are required to submit an essay in a foreign language (Russian/English/French/German) covering the topic below:
Russian “Приобретая знания, человек приобретает и болезни, и теряет здоровье и физическую силу”. Согласны ли Вы с этим утверждением? Приведите аргументы «за» и «против»
English “.... Man, so rich in knowledge, has also become rich in diseases, but poor in health and physical strength.” Do you agree with this statement? Give your arguments “for” and “against”
German « Der an Kenntnissen reiche Mensch ist auch reich geworden an Krankheiten und arm an Gesundheit und Körperkraft ». Sind Sie mit dieser Aussage einverstanden? Geben Sie die Argumente "für" und "gegen".
French « Celui qui riche en connaissances est riche aussi en maladies, mais pauvre en santé et en forces ». Êtes-vous d’accord avec cet énoncé? Présentez vos arguments pour et contre.
Essays are submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org by 31 JANUARY 2018. The results are published 1 March 2018 at the official VSMU site https://vrngmu.ru and the official site of the Language Competition https://for-lang-for-spvsmu.jimdo.com. The finalists (participants with the highest scores) are invited to Final (Stage II).
Stage II: Medicine and Languages Final – 12-14 April 2018.
The Final is an on-site language competition involving Oral Interview, Reading Tests and Listening Tests. The languages are English, German and French. “The Medicine and Languages” Jury involves language experts from foreign languages departments and universities and medical educators.
In 2018, Voronezh N.N.Burdenko State Medical University is celebrating its 100th anniversary. The Organizing Committee of Medicine and Languages is happy to dedicate this language competition to the centenary of medical education in Voronezh region.
The preliminary outline of Medicine and Languages-V program includes 3 days: Day 1 – Pre-Competition Day: FL workshops, lectures and English Speaking Club events; Day 2 – Medicine and Languages Competition Day; Day 3 – Meet Voronezh Day – “the city and around” cultural program: tours, walks, social events.
All the participants will be awarded with Certificates of Participation; the winners will be awarded with Diplomas of I, II, III degree. Participation is free.
Registration and essay submission requirements are available.
Anna O. Stebletsova
Organizing Committee Vice – Chair
Head of Foreign Languages Department
The QM Arab Society (QMAS) are working in collaboration with Barts Language & Culture Society (BLCS), to run Arabic Language Sessions for all students.
These will be weekly Arabic classes on Wednesdays until the end of Semester A. With one free taster session and, from then on, £2 per session for members of QMAS and/or BLCS and £5 per session for non-members.
Times and locations to be confirmed closer to the time.
To register interest in the classes, please fill in the form: https://goo.gl/forms/QBASuYZQsKJ1tI4y1
Getting into Academic Medicine
Where: Milton Lecture Theatre
When: 17:45-19:00, Thursday 9th November
A collaboration between BL GP Society and BL Academic Research Society:
Join for another interesting evening to welcome Professor Stephanie Taylor, Dr Dipesh Gopal and Dr Jessica Porter, who will be talking for 10-15 minutes each about what it takes to be an academic, and how to become one yourself!
Professor Stephanie Taylor works in the Blizard Institute and lectures on Public Health in Primary Care. She has an interest in chronic disease management, and has been involved with a number of large clinical trials, including one looking at self management for chronic musculoskeletal pain.
Dr Dipesh Gopal is an Academic Clinical Fellow (ACF) and GP trainee with an interest in cardiovascular disease and diabetes, as well as a passion for undergraduate teaching. He has authored a number of papers on the subject of undergraduate teaching, and is a peer reviewer for journals and book companies.
Dr Jessica Potter is an Academic Respiratory Registrar with a particular interest in tuberculosis, a major problem in East London. She is particularly interested in secondary sites of TB infection, and has authored numerous papers on the subject.
Certificates available (will be emailed) for subs-paying members.
Perrin Freshers Drive
Where: Perrin Lecture Theatre
When: 10:30-13:30, Wednesday 8th November
Come along to the Perrin to find out about the Barts Marrow and the work done with the ANTHONY NOLAN TRUST.
Be educated and sign up to be a donor. Help save a life!
Confucius Institute x QMBL Table Tennis Club: Table Tennis Tournament Cup
Where: QMotion Sports Hall
When: 14:00-18:00, Wednesday 8th November
The Confucius Institute and QMBL Table Tennis Club are collaborating to bring you the Table Tennis Tournament Cup! Players of all abilities are welcome at this Tournament! Whether you are a beginner or pro at table tennis, come down to meet some new people and potentially win some great prizes!
1st place: 1 Year Chinese and Culture Course (worth £500) OR £50 Amazon voucher
2nd place: £30 Amazon voucher
3rd place: A beautiful Chinese Colour Clay Figurine
*** Free Entry***
Sign up here: https://goo.gl/Zerv5c
Deadline for registration is 6 November.
The Freshers’ Concert
Where: Old Library, Garrod Building
When: 19:00-21:30, Monday 6th November
The Freshers’ Concert is an evening of music, performed by the lovely members of BL Music, including A Capella, Big Band, Choir, Orchestra, and more! The programme is to follow.
Tickets are £4, including one free drink, and may be purchased at the door or online.
Event details may also be found here:
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