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: Your.Rheum@manchester.ac.uk to get involved in any of these opportunities.

EXTERNAL OPPORTUNITIES

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

CLUSTER free launch event

Cluster launch event

REGISTER here https://theclusterlaunch.eventbrite.co.uk 

Things you need to do if you are a Your Rheum member and interested in attending:

  1. Register using the above link – it’s free to register – spaces are limited.
  2. In the ‘which CLUSTER partner group are you from?’ select other and write Your Rheum member.
  3. If you are under 16 you need to be accompanied by an adult and they also need to register using the same link.
  4. If you are interested in getting involved in the event itself please email Zoe and let her know z.wanstall@ucl.ac.uk
  5. Travel expenses are not covered unless you are involved in the event itself.

What do you think about continuomics?

Interested in giving your opinion to the drug company Eli Lily about “Continuomics” i.e. continuous monitoring (like fitbits), which they are considering to use in future trials of drugs for juvenile arthritis?

Eli Lilly are working with Your Rheum and we will be hosting an event on Saturday 8th December 2018 1-4pm in Manchester to discuss ContinuomicsIf you would like to come along and have your say please get in touch, click Continuomics have your say for more details.

If you’re interested in this area of research but can’t attend the event, you can still have your say by completing a short online survey. Click below to download the presentation, watch the slide show and then click on the survey link at the end to provide your feedback. Survey deadline is 4th December 2018. Continuomics Presentation

For easy access, here’s the survey but ensure you’ve watched the presentation before answering the questions 🙂

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 projects@arma.uk.net before then.

18 and over to enter.