BIRD Grant

Call for BIRD research grant 2021


 
AIM: 
To promote clinical and basic research on inflammatory bowel diseases by young investigators in Belgium.

RESEARCH GRANT: 
Three BIRD research grants of 6000 Euros each will be awarded each year
A first part of 2000 Euro will be awarded after acceptation, a second after presentation during an (inter)national gastroenterology congress and a third one after full publication.

INITIAL CALL FOR PROPOSALS:
to be announced (+/- Feb - 2021)

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: 
to be announced (+/- mid March 2021)
 
WHO CAN APPLY: 
Young clinicians and scientists who are younger than 40 on the submission deadline
The research project can be submitted by one or two persons of the same Belgian institution
Candidates who previously applied but did not receive the grant can apply again.
 
HOW TO APPLY:
 
Send the following documents to saskia.appelmans@birdgroup.be 
  1. 1) Short CV of the applicant: maximum 1 (!) A4 page, Arial Narrow 12

    2) Summary of previous research of the applicant: maximum 1 (!) A4 page, Arial Narrow 12

    3) Research project: maximum 3 (!) A4 pages, Arial Narrow 12, simple interline, including:

                * Background

                * Research hypothesis and objectives

                * Methodology and limitations

                * Research environment

                * Perspectives and added value for the IBD patients

    REMARK: do not mention your name or affiliation in the research project

REVIEW PROCESS
Applications will be reviewed by the BIRD governing board and at least one foreign reviewer
Applications will be scored on interest, originality, writing/presentation, feasibility and an overall evaluation of the project
 
At least two BIRD research grants will be awarded to a pre-doctor

ANNOUNCEMENT

Grant winners will be personally informed and announced at the May general assembly and  through the BIRD newsletter.

Winners will also be posted on the BIRD website

BIRD grant winners can be invited later on to the BIRD general assembly to present the results of their research

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LIST OF PARTICIPANTS

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Karen Van Hoeve
- - x x x x
Leila Amininejad x x x
Saskia Appelmans
Filip Baert x x x x x x
Thomas Billiet
Patrick Bontems
Peter Bossuyt x x x x x x
Isabelle Bueres
Katrien Bulté
Guillaume Burnet
Peter Burvenich
Philippe Caenepeel
Olivier Cajot
Christophe Claessens x
Jean-Charles Coche
Jean-Louis Coenegrachts
Arnaud Colard x
Filip Couturier
Lara Crapé
Anneline Cremer x x
Cléo Croonen
Francois D'Heygere x
Steven De Coninck
Elisabeth De Greef x
Marc De Maeyer
Marc De Reuck
Elodie De Ruyck
Nicolas de Suray
Martine De Vos x x x x
Benedicte De Vroey
Stefan Delen
Marie-Armelle Denis
Pieter Dewint x x
Olivier Dewit x x x
Sophie Dewit x x
Joris Dutre
Anke Engelen
Marc Etienne
Marc Ferrante x x x x x
René Fiasse
Fernand Fontaine x x
Denis Franchimont x x x x x x
Silke François
Jeroen Geldof
Bruno Hauser
Pieter Hindryckx x
Ilse Hoffman
Tom Holvoet
Alice Hoyois
Evelien Humblet x
Saskia Ilegems
Aranzazu Jauregui Amezaga
Guy Lambrecht x x x
Pierre Lammens
Claire Liefferinckx x
Triana Lobaton
Edouard Louis x x x x x
Elisabeth Macken x
Marie-Christine Mairlot
Jean-Marc Maisin
Fazia Mana x
Walter Margos
Fady Mokaddem
Kim Moubax
Vinciane Muls
Carmen Musala
Michele Ngassa
Maja Noman
Hanne Ooms
An Outtier
Romy Ouziel
Harald Peeters
Annelies Posen
Philippe Potvin
Lieven Pouillon
Jean-Francois Rahier x x x x x x
Catherine Reenaers x x x
João Sabino
Caroline Saudoyer
Michael Schapira
Nathalie Schoofs
Nele Schoofs
Alexandra Sermeus
Francoise Smets
Michaël Somers
Dirk Staessen
Marjan Steppe
Beatrijs Strubbe x
Jo Swinnen
Clara Thienpont
Marie Truyens
Haydeh Vafa
Gert Van Assche
Stephanie Van Biervliet
Frank Van De Mierop
Gaëtan Van Den Steen
Jurgen Van Dongen
Evi Van Dyck
Andre Van Gossum
Karen Van Hoeve
Philippe Van Hootegem x x
Catherine Van Kemseke
Wouter Van Moerkercke x x x
Steven Van Outryve
Stijn Vanden Branden x x x x
Liv Vandermeulen
Jo Vandervoort
Gigi Veereman x
Severine Vermeire x x x
Annelies Verreth
Bram Verstockt
Sophie Vieujean
Francis Weyn
Barbara Willandt