Weekly round-up #169

VALIDATE Weekly Round-up #169


VALIDATE Youtube Channel

As you know, VALIDATE has a YouTube Channel where we have uploaded a great selection of videos. The selection includes seminars and workshops suitable for career researchers and talks and info videos suitable for the public. There are no limitations on who can watch these videos so please feel free to share. We have posted a few of the videos below:

Public Lectures



Public Information Videos 



  • BSI - Equality, Diversity & Inclusion activity grants - The British Society for Immunology believes that bringing together people from different backgrounds, experiences and perspectives will support innovation and research through a diversity of ideas and to solve challenges faced by our world - deadline 4 June 2021
  • Multimodal Research Across Scales To Understand Human Disease  - Apply for funding to support the development of a new research collaboration to expand understanding of human disease – deadline 6 August 2021
  • BBSRC Standard Research Grant (21RM3) - Projects can range in size up to £2 million and last up to five years. Funding can support a range of activities from research projects to technology development, new infrastructure and equipment, use of equipment and facilities, networks, and summer school – deadline 21 September 2021

You can find a list of all relevant external funding we've spotted for our members on our external funding page.

Training Opportunities and Events:

Find more training and events opportunities on our Training and Events pages.

Job Opportunities:

There are many more relevant career opportunities on our jobs page.



Highlights on Twitter this week:

We shared our page on Leishmaniasis and our VALID8 Interviews. We also drew attention to an article by New Atlas article about a new TB test for children, details of Western Cape’s new tuberculosis dashboard and continued our #BCG100Facts with infographics on the Brontë Sisters and the high death toll in 18th and 19th century Europe. Write That PhD has some advice for writing introduction, discussion and result sections for journal articles. Nature Careers had some stories about obtaining lottery funding and how better University rewards systems can help tackle bullying. We promoted our upcoming public talk, LSHTM has discovered that dogs can smell COVID-19 and EDCTP tweeted a reminder about the deadline for submission for their upcoming forum. Easily stay up to date by following @NetworkVALIDATE on Twitter, and you can also take part in BCG100 by using the hashtag #BCG100.


Published: 26 May 2021