Biochemical Society Conference Proposals – Funding Opp

Grant funding available to support residential research conferences, workshops, independently organised conferences, single lectures and other equivalent small events in the fields of cellular and molecular bioscience.

Fund Information

Funding body:
Biochemical Society
Maximum value:
Discretionary
Application deadline:
06/11/2017

Extended Description

The Biochemical Society, founded in 1911, is a not-for-profit membership organisation based in the UK. Its remit is to represent the interests of, and create a national hub for, those working in the field of biochemistry, including the cellular and molecular life sciences. As part of this, the Society offers a programme of grants and awards intended to support and recognise the work of researchers and students in the field.

The Biochemical Society Conference Proposals scheme allows scientists worldwide to apply for support for a wide range of events. These include residential research conferences, workshops, independently organised conferences, single lectures and small events.

Eligibility Criteria

Applications are accepted from anyone in the science community worldwide, on the condition that at least one member of the organising committee is a member of the Biochemical Society.

Value Notes

The support available depends on the nature and scope of the conference proposed, and may include secretariat and promotional services in addition to financial assistance.

Terms and Conditions

Proposals may take a number of forms:

Focused Meetings:

  • Submission required 12 – 18 months in advance.
  • Meeting lasts two to three days.
  • Secretariat services provided.

Workshops:

  • Submission required 9 – 12 months in advance.
  • Meeting lasts one day.
  • Secretariat services provided.

Training Days:

  • Submission required 9 – 12 months in advance.
  • Meeting lasts one or more days.
  • Secretariat services provided.

Young Life Scientists’ Symposia:

  • Submission made in response to call only.
  • Meeting lasts one day.

Harden Conferences:

  • Submission required 12 – 18 months in advance.
  • Meeting lasts four to five days.
  • Secretariat services provided.

Hot Topic Events:

  • Submission required five to six months in advance.
  • Meeting lasts one day.
  • Secretariat services provided.

Independent Meetings – no publications:

  • Submission required one month in advance.
  • Meeting lasts one or more days.

Independent Meetings – with publications:

  • Submission required 12 – 18 months in advance.
  • Meeting lasts one or more days.

Sponsored Events:

  • Submission required one month in advance.
  • Meeting lasts one day.

Previous Successes

Successful proposals include:

Application Procedure

Applications are made via the ReviewRoom application which is available via the Society website. Applicants are required to register before proceeding with their application.

Successful applicants will be notified approximately two months after the deadline.


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