Our events aim to build new connections and share insights from across disciplinary boundaries. They include informal networking events, special research symposia and large national and international conferences. All of our events are designed to foster discussion and spark new research collaborations.
The Howard Lecture is an annual lecture which celebrates world-leading early to mid-career academics working in the biophysical sciences from anywhere in the world. It is named in honour of one of the founders of the BSI Professor Judith Howard CBE FRS. Nominations can be made for researchers working in academia or in industry and we welcome nominations for those with unconventional career paths or with career breaks.
To make a nomination please forward the name and institution link of nominees to Professor Steven Cobb, BSI Director, at: email@example.com.
BSI Thesis Prize
This annual prize celebrates Durham's interdisciplinary postgraduate students. The prize focusses on students who have applied creativity and initiative to their research, particularly those who have driven the research far beyond expectations.
Our ECR Symposia provide an opportunity for ECRs working in research into physical biology to meet and to share their research. Although the symposia are primarily aimed at ECRs, we welcome everyone with an interest in biophysical sciences to join in the lively discussions and questions.
Our Lunchtime Seminars, bring together invited external speakers and members of our community to share their research and stimulate discussion. They are a great way to make connections and to discover new areas of interdisciplinary biosciences research.
Our ECR Symposia provide an opportunity for ECRs working in research into physical biology to get together and to share their research. Although the symposia are primarily aimed at ECRs, we welcome everyone with an interest in biophysical sciences to join in the lively discussions and questions.
The main aim of this meeting was to bring together mainly early career researchers to explore and understand working with rice in the UK and the challenges faced through a series of talks and discussion panels.
Big Ideas for Neglected Tropical Diseases Discussion Meeting 2022
This meeting was inspired by the UKRI big ideas call and aims to develop a community derived collective approach to the key issues related to neglected tropical diseases. These are set of infectious diseases that heavily impact on the global south. Current health strategies are inadequate in almost all aspects and are in need of major investment.