Weekly round-up #192

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Welcome new members!

VALIDATE continues to grow and we are happy to welcome 7 new members from 4 countries.

New Network Affiliates

  • Ms Lucy Denly is a DPhil Candidate at The Jenner Institute, Oxford University, UK
  • Miss Orawan Tulyaprawat is a Scientist at the Department of Microbiology, Mahidol University,Thailand
  • Mr Marcellus Korompis is a DPhil Candidate at The Jenner Institute, Oxford University, UK
  • Ms Isabel Neale is a student at the Nuffield Department of Medicine, Oxford University, UK

New Network Associates

  • Dr Thao-Thy Pham is Post-doctoral Researcher a at the Belgian Institute of Tropical Medicine Antwerp, Belgium
  • Dr Anele Gela is a Post-doctoral Researcher at the University of Cape Town, South Africa
  • Dr Cristian Segura-Cerda is a Postdoctoral Researcher at CIATEJ in Mexico

Reminder: Spread the word about BCG Adventures 

BCG Adventures launched last week and we had a positive response on Facebook and Twitter. We still need our members' help getting the word out about these fun and educational games! We have plenty of materials in our Promotion Pack which has everything you need to engage a wide audience.



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:

    • BCG Symposium, Institut Pasteur de Lille, France, 17 November 2021

    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 spend the week promoting the two BCG Adventures games – The Little Lille adventure and Vaccine Delivery Adventure. The games were also shared by the Lydia Becker Institute, Genetics Unzipped, IVVN, and BactiVac. The Stop TB Partnership reported on the commitment SE Asian health ministers have made to tackle TB,the BSI released a report showcasing the benefits of involving the public in immunology research and Write that PhD had some tips for abstract writing. Nature Careers had some advice for keeping webinars interesting, making research reproducible, and released the latest interview on the topic of mentoring. Stay up to date with all the relevant news and opportunities by following @NetworkVALIDATE on Twitter.


    Published: 10 November 2021