Travel Grants

In addition to any travel grants offered by other societies, funding for travel is available from the Society for Endocrinology/Clinical Endocrinology Trust for members of the Society for Endocrinology. The deadline for receipt of completed forms is 15 December 2007.  Full details and application forms are available at http://www.endocrinology.org/grants or from the Society for Endocrinology, 22 Apex Court, Woodlands, Bradley Stoke, Bristol BS32 4JT, UK (Tel: +44 (0)1454 642200; Fax: +44 (0)1454 642205; Email: grants@endocrinology.org).

Awards and prizes

If you would like to be considered for the awards listed below, please indicate your interest on the online abstract submission form.

Novartis Awards

Novartis are pleased to offer prizes of £1000 each for the two highest-scoring abstract submissions by Young Endocrinologists. These will be awarded to one basic science and one clinical abstract.

Abstracts will be eligible for consideration where the first author is under the age of 35 or no more than 6 years post PhD/MD/MRCP. The winning abstracts will need to be presented as both an oral communication and poster presentation.

British Thyroid Association Award

The British Thyroid Association will offer an award to a young researcher who submits a high-scoring abstract in the ‘Thyroid’ category, where the first author is under the age of 35.

Association for Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Disorders (Amend) Young Investigators Award

This award is run in association with the Society for Endocrinology. The first author of the highest scoring abstract in the 'Endocrine tumours and neoplasia' category will receive a £300 honorarium, certificate and medal. Criteria for eligibility is as follows:

  • Applicants must be 35 years of age or less
  • Must be studying for a higher degree, e.g. PhD/MD or within three years of completing a higher degree
  • Must be a UK citizen or the research must have primarily taken place in the UK
  • Abstracts must be on the subject of the combined or individual conditions associated with MEN1, MEN2a, MEN2b or FMTC

The winning abstract author will be required to present their work at the AMEND AGM. This is likely to be held on 10 May 2008 in Edinburgh. Travel expenses will be reimbursed by AMEND in accordance with the AMEND expenses policy.

Society for Endocrinology Clinical Case Poster Award supported by Clinical Endocrinolgy

An award will be made for the best poster submitted in the 'Clinical practice/governance and case reports' category. Posters will be reviewed by a panel of established endocrinologists in order to provide constructive feedback to authors.

Nurse poster session

All posters displayed at the meeting where one of the authors is a nurse will be displayed in a separate session on Wednesday 9 April at 16:15 – 16:45. Further details will be available in due course.