Our events

We run a variety of events for the international scientific community

Conferences

Conferences

Conferences foster discussion and debate at the cutting-edge of biomedical research, aiming to bridge the gap between basic and translational science. They typically attract 150-300 international delegates across a broad range of topics including microbiology, immunology, infectious disease and neuroscience, with an emphasis on genomics and bioinformatics aspects. Bursaries are available for students to attend our conferences.

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Courses

Courses

Our courses are aimed primarily at biomedical research scientists, clinicians and healthcare professionals, and provide practical and interactive training in the latest biomedical laboratory techniques and data-analysis tools. All courses are subsidised and additional bursaries are available for many events.

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Overseas courses

Overseas courses

We run several courses outside of the UK each year, catering for regional biomedical research and clinical communities in Latin America, Africa and Asia. Our overseas courses are free to attend and travel bursaries are available.

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Online courses

Online courses

Funded by ACSC, and presented in partnership with international and social learning experts FutureLearn, these free online courses are open to all, offering learners from across the world the opportunity to engage with the course materials and to ‘meet’ others in the comments area – to discuss key points, to share their expertise and their progress whilst the course is ‘live’. Those who satisfactorily complete the end-of-course assessment will receive a free digital Certificate of Achievement.

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Retreats

Retreats

A series of fully-funded, invitation-only meetings that promote high-level scientific discussion in an informal but intensive way. They focus on forward-looking and emerging areas of scientific and technical interest, including associated policy issues. Retreats aim to have a significant impact on the wider community.

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