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Issue 132 Summer 2019

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Expand your professional community: connect with your endocrine networks

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The Society’s Endocrine Networks are designed to enable basic and clinical researchers, clinical endocrinologists and endocrine nurses to share knowledge and best practice, and to work together to advance their specialist fields.

Find out more at www.endocrinology.org/membership/endocrine-networks.

INTRODUCING OUR NEW ENDOCRINE NETWORK: ENDOCRINE CONSEQUENCES OF LIVING WITH AND BEYOND CANCER

Endocrine Network convenors Helen Simpson and Claire Higham look forward to hearing from anyone with an interest in research and clinical care associated with endocrine-related effects of cancer. You can contact them on SfE Connect.

Key topics of the Network:

  • Endocrine and metabolic consequences of cancer and cancer therapies
  • Electrolyte disturbances such as hyponatraemia and hypo- and hypercalcaemia
  • Immunotherapy toxicities
  • Endocrine consequences of proton beam therapy
  • Bone health
  • Progress towards recommending interventions and surveillance strategies

 JOINING OUR ENDOCRINE NETWORKS IS EASY

Log into the Members’ Area at www.endocrinology.org/members

Select ‘Endocrine Networks’

Tick the all the Networks you’d like to join!

JOIN SfE CONNECT TODAY!

Keeping informed and up-to-date with your Endocrine Networks is now even easier. Using the Society’s new online community tool, SfE Connect, you can start new conversations to help grow your Network by sharing knowledge and best practice and working together to find solutions to challenges within your field. To join, simply visit http://sfeconnect.onsocialengine.com/, select ‘Request invite’ and enter your name and email address.

SfE CONNECT can help you:

  • Inform other members about what’s new in your field
  • Get advice or expertise from Network members
  • Catalyse new collaborations within the Network and beyond
  • Promote new posts or meetings of interest to Network members
  • Arrange offline meetings with members for more in-depth discussions
  • Discuss any issues relevant to your work and the wider endocrine community
  • Share knowledge and best practice

Join SfE CONNECT to access exclusive Society for Endocrinology BES conference 2019 news and views, especially for SfE Connect members!

HELP SHAPE YOUR ENDOCRINE NETWORK

Want to get more involved with your Network? You can apply to be a convenor. Each Network has a clinical and a basic scientist focused convenor, for a term of 4 years. Society members can apply themselves or nominate others. Visit www.endocrinology.org/membership/endocrine-networks to download a nomination form.

WHAT COULD YOU DO WITH AN ENDOCRINE NETWORK GRANT?

Grants of up to £5000 are available to support any Network activities, including:

  • organising an event
  • funding collaborative research initiatives
  • employing staff to administer clinical data collection
  • supporting any relevant Network activity you can think of!

To find out how to apply, contact grants@endocrinology.org with your proposal.




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