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BSI Career Enabling Activities

As part of the British Society for Immunology's career development offering that aims to support the professional development of those working within immunology and foster the next generation of world-leading immunologists, we offer a range of different career-enabling activities. These consist of core activities to help our members at all career stages to thrive in their roles. Click through the links below to learn more.

To go a step further and super-charge the career progression of our members, we offer additional support through various career-enhancing initiatives, including our new BSI Career Enhancing Grants.

 

Conference Travel Grants

The BSI will support the travel costs for members who wish to attend meetings and conferences, both domestic and international.

BSI Regional and Affinity Groups Conference Travel Grant

The BSI will support the travel costs for eligible members who wish to attend in-person meetings hosted by our BSI Regional and Affinity Groups.

BSI Regional and Affinity Groups Carers' Grant

The BSI is proud to offer a BSI Regional and Affinity Groups Carers’ Grant. This grant provides members with up to £200 to support them in attending a BSI Regional or Affinity Group conference with the aim of contributing towards additional costs of care when attending the conference.

BSI Medical Elective Grant

The BSI is offering financial support to medical students who are planning to undertake a formal immunology-related placement in a selected laboratory for their medical elective. 

BSI Communication & Engagement Grant

The aims of the BSI Communication & Engagement Grant are to spark interest in and strengthen understanding of immunology to help the public make informed decisions about their health, as well as providing opportunity for our members to share their passion and build their skills and confidence in engagement

Careers in immunology webinars

In spring and summer 2021, the BSI undertook a new career development webinar series designed to highlight and promote alternative career paths for immunologists.

BSI Congress 2022 Travel Bursary

The BSI is delighted to offer special travel grants of up to £250 to BSI members wishing to attend the BSI Congress 2022 taking place on 5–8 December 2022 in Liverpool, UK.

BSI Congress 2022 Carers' Grant

The BSI is proud to provide our members with up to £300 to contribute towards additional costs of care when attending the BSI Congress 2022, taking place on 5–8 December 2022 in Liverpool, UK.

BSI Careers Review

The BSI carried out a review of immunology careers in the UK.