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Core supports a range of research projects from Development Awards which can support a project during its initial stages to full multi-year Fellowships.
The Dr Falk Pharma UK / Core Awards
The Dr Falk/Core awards recognise those who bring new knowledge and insight to the field of gastroenterology and hepatology. For those committed to furthering research or patient care, the awards are an opportunity to achieve national recognition as well as the financial support for career progression.
- A £1,000 prize for the best essay on gastroenterology research personally undertaken by medical students who were on an intercalated BSc/MSc course during 2013/14 (previous academic year)
- Four £1,500 bursaries for medical students taking full time science degrees (BSc/MSc/MBPhD) focusing on GI / hepatology related diseases in 2014/15 (current academic year)
- Two £2,500 bursaries to support research for F1/F2 doctors who are currently undertaking research in an area relevant to gastroenterology
- A £1,000 award for primary and secondary care nurses for initiatives that have advanced patient care.
The application deadline is 5pm on Monday 16th March 2015. Applications received after this time will not be considered.
Core Research Prize
Core is offering a £1,000 prize for an essay (of approximately 1,000 words) describing the applicant’s clinical or scientific research in any area of gastroenterology/hepatology. The research must have been recently completed by the applicant and undertaken during the applicant’s PhD or MD degree. A list of the applicant’s relevant published work (including abstracts) should be appended.
The work should be the subject of at least one abstract submitted for possible presentation at the 2015 DDF Scientific Meeting (abstract submission deadline 27 February 2015). Applicants should include copies of submitted abstracts with their application.
Application forms will soon be available here. The application deadline is 5pm on Monday 16th March 2015; applications received after this time will not be considered. Applications should be sent to email@example.com.