Here are the current opportunities available for group members to get involved with. This list will be updated as opportunities become available.

Some opportunities are confidential due to the nature of the research and so will only be available to Your Rheum members via our closed Facebook Group. To access these opportunities you must apply to be a group member.

Contact: to get involved in any of these opportunities.

  • Your Rheum face-to-face group meeting 22nd August 1-4pm, Manchester!



Here is a list of external opportunities/resources you might find interesting.

Arthur’s Place

If you are a young person aged 13-25 with Arthritis, Crohns, Colitis, BD, JIA or Diabetes, we are running a survey on support during the period of transition from paediatric to adult services click here to complete the survey.

Generation R

Are you aged 8-18yrs old living with asthma and would like to join a youth council? You might be interested in this opportunity, find out more and receive an application pack from join the open day on the 8th September in London

Research opportunities for children and young people with JIA

To find out more, or to get involved/participate in JIA research studies, from across the UK click here.

UK Youth Parliament

Make Your Mark gives a unique opportunity for young people aged 11-18 the chance to decide what Members of Youth Parliament debate in November 2018 within the House of Commons. The ballot decides what Members of the UK Youth Parliament should debate and vote on to be their campaign for in 2019.

Launch of EULAR`s Edgar Stene Prize Competition 2019 

EULAR has announced the call for entries for the Edgar Stene Prize Competition 2019. People with rheumatic and musculoskeletal disorders within Europe are invited to write about their personal experiences submitting essays on the topic of:  “My ideal employer – Work without barriers for people with RMDs”

1st Prize Winner receives €1000 along with free travel and hotel stay in Madrid for upto 4 nights and an invitation to the EULAR Congress 2019 Gala Dinner. 2nd Prize Winner receives €700 and 3rd Prize Winner receives €300.  Please take a careful look at the entry rules and the launch letter before signing up. The deadline for UK entries is Tuesday, 11th December 2018. Entries must be sent to before then.

18 and over to enter.