BJA/ARS Travel Bursaries

Up to 10 travel bursaries of £1,000 each are available to support members of research active departments presenting their work at the joint meeting of the ARS/BJA Research Forum with the AUA (Association of University Anesthesiologists) to be held in Washington DC, 4th-5th May 2017. This meeting is aligned with the annual IARS congress at the same venue, 6th - 9th May 2017.

Abstracts for poster presentation can be submitted via the AUA website ( which will open in December with a closing date of 31st January 2017. The AUA website asks you to name a sponsoring AUA member if you are not a member: in this field you should put “AUA Council” as your sponsor.

To apply for a Bursary

You will need to be a member of the ARS/BJA Research Forum. If you are not already an ARS/BJA Research Forum member (which is open to all researchers in relevant disciplines and costs just £30 per year) you can join by contacting Prof Graeme McLeod (

Send a copy of your submitted abstract to Helen Galley ( by 1st February 2017 along with the following information:

  • Name of applicant
  • Job title of applicant
  • Research group leader
  • Source of any grant funding for research project/programme

Successful applicants would normally be expected to present their research also at a BJA Research Forum in 2017. These are as follows: 5th-6th April 2017 (at The Royal College of Anaesthetists, London); November, 2017 (Leicester - dates to be finalised).

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