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British Psychosocial Oncology Society 2022 Conference

‘Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in Psychosocial Oncology’

Thursday 28th and Friday 29th April 2022

Full details available herehttps://www.delegate-reg.co.uk/bpos2022/

Keynote speakers

  • Sean Ralph, Consultant Therapeutic Radiographer in prostate cancer, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust 
  • Prof Afaf Girgis, Honorary Professor, Psycho-oncology Research Group, Ingham Institute for Applied Medical Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney
  • Zahida Ramzan-Asghar, Senior Lawyer, Government Legal Department

Four bursary places available

We are excited to announce we are now inviting applications for 2 student and 2 patient/consumer bursaries which will cover the costs of conference registration.

Student Bursaries
To be eligible for the student bursaries, you must be a registered PhD/postgraduate student at the time of the conference and have submitted an abstract. To apply please email Sarah Gelcich treasurer@bpos.org by the end of Wednesday 19th January 2022 with your name, place of study, years of study, abstract title and a statement of why you wish to attend the conference. The bursary will be awarded to the student whose abstract achieves the highest rating from the scientific committee (this will be done blind to authorship).  In the event of a tie the decision will be based on the submitted statement.

Consumer/Patient Representative Bursaries
To be eligible for the consumer/patient bursaries, you should be someone who has, or has had, a diagnosis of cancer, or be a carer for someone who has had a diagnosis of cancer. To apply please email Sarah Gelcich treasurer@bpos.org by the end of Tuesday 1st March 2022 providing a brief paragraph outlining why you would like to attend the 2022 conference.  The bursary winners will be selected at random.

Conference sponsorship

We thank Wiley for their continued support and sponsoring the conference. Winners of presentation awards at the conference will receive Wiley vouchers. 

If you have any general questions about the conference please contact us via bpos@kc-jones.co.uk