Trainee Information In 'Birmingham Metabolomics Training Centre' BMTCCourse ListTeam ProfilesTrainee Information If you have any questions which aren't answered by the below, please get in touch by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org I am a NERC funded PhD student/PDRA/Fellow. How do I apply for a free course? We have secured funding from research council NERC to provide training places to PhD students, PDRA's and Fellows who attend our courses. To apply for a bursary, simply choose this route when booking your place on our course. We'll be in touch shortly after to let you know if you've been accepted. Bursary Values Full course registration cost Included Accommodation (up to 2 nights, which we will book for you) Included Travel Costs (which you will need to book) Up to £100 Subsistence (we will book specified items) Breakfast and lunch included only How to book a NERC funded bursary: Make a booking for the course of your choice through the online shop. Select 'NERC bursary' price. Provide as much detail as possible in your application. Information such as NERC funding grant number, PI and research are all extremely important for the bursary registration process. Submit your registration. You will receive a confirmation email from the automated online shop system. We will be in touch within a week to confirm whether you have been awarded a bursary to attend one of our courses. Bursaries will be awarded in line with the following funding priorities: NERC bursary priorities NERC PhD students Priority 1 NERC PDRA's and Fellows Priority 2 Principle and Co-Investigators holding NERC funding Priority 3 Please note that if you are not registering as a Priority 1 candidate, we may reserve confirmation until closer to the course, in order to allow other candidates to register. In most cases we will confirm your I am NOT funded by NERC. Where can I get funding? Please note: we have now unfortunately run out of both the BBSRC and MRC bursaries for 2018. We are attempting to source further funding to support these bursaries across 2018/19; if you would like to be notified should we manage to obtain further BBSRC/MRC bursaries, please email email@example.com. There are numerous other organisations also offer training/travel bursaries to support their membership. We have given a few below that may be able to help. Please note that this list is not exhaustive - it would be worth checking with any organisations with which you hold membership as to whether they may offer you support towards attending one of our courses: Potential Funding Sources for Course Delegates Institution Amount Conditions Research Professional - Search a wide range of grant opportunities £50 - £1,000 Search by: Award type: Travel to conferences, meetings, etc. Discipline: Biological Sciences, Medicine & Health Biochemical Society - General Travel Grants £300 - £750 Member of society for at least 12 months British Ecological Society - Training & Travel Grants Up to £500 Current BES member PhD student, postgrad (within 3 years) or equivalent Work or study at university or RI Work within BES remit British Mass Spectrometry Society - John Beynon Conference and Travel Fund £250 - £300 Member of society for at least 3 months British Society for Cell Biology - Travel Bursaries Up to £500 Member of society for at least 1 year (or a PhD student in first year of study) Students / postdocs only British Society for Cell Biology - Support Grants Up to £500 Current BSCB member Group Leaders / PI's with no current funds for travel Federation of European Microbiological Societies Up to €4,000 Must be active in microbiology Must be FEMS members Outside of UK Rolling award - closing dates: 1 Jan Microbiology Society - International Development Fund Up to £5,000 Current society member of two years Outside of UK, from 'countries where microbiology is inadequately developed' Rolling award - closing dates: 1 April 1 October Royal Society of Chemistry - Travel Grants Up to £200 Current RSC member Society for Applied Microbiology - Registration Fees Grant Up to £300 Current SfAM members Society for Applied Microbiology - International Capacity Building Fund Unspecified SfAM member for 3+ years Outside of UK only The Association for Clinical Biochemistry and Laboratory Medicine - Travel Grants Unspecified ACBLM member for 2+ years The Physiological Society - Travel Grants Members - £700Affiliates - £500Undergrad Members - £100 Current member of The Physiological Society The Society for Experimental Biology - Training and Travel Grants Up to £500 Current member of SEB If you know of an organisation not on the list who may be able to provide funding to our trainees, please do get in touch by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org. My organisation needs to pay by Purchase Order - can you invoice me? Yes, we can raise an invoice for your organisation. Please complete the form below, and a member of our team will get back to you. Name First name Last name Your email address Name of course you would like to attend Please select Introduction to Metabolomics for the Clinical Scientist Introduction to Metabolomics for the Environmental Scientist Introduction to Metabolomics for the Microbiologist Metabolomics with the Q Exactive Metabolite identification with the Q Exactive and LTQ Orbitrap Elite Multiple Biofluid and Tissue Types, From Sample Preparation to Analysis Strategies for Metabolomicsetabolomics for the Clinical Scientist Quality Assurance and Quality Control in Metabolomics Metabolomics Data Processing and Data Analysis Start date of course Your organisation's name Contact name (normally within your organisation's finance team) Telephone number (normally within your organisation's finance team) Email address (normally within your organisation's finance team) Organisation's address Address Line 1 Address Line 2 City County Postcode Country Organisation's VAT / Tax registration number Any other information? Submit Your data is important to us. Read up-to-date information on how the University manages your data. How can I find you? We are located on the 4th floor of the Biosciences building (R27), at the University of Birmingham. Directions and maps to the BMTC can be found here. If you are attending one of our courses, further information about when/where to go for your training will be sent shortly before the course start. I need some accomodation near you - what would you recommend? Conferences & Events provide good standard accomodation at reasonable prices a mere 10 minute walk from the Birmingham Metabolomics Training Centre. The BMTC uses Conferences & Events for our hotel bookings, and recommend their services to our trainees regularly. I need to cancel my booking - what should I do? Our full Conditions and Cancellation policy can be found here.