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Centre for Trophoblast Research


Registration will cover extensive pre-recorded course content, live short talks by selected participants, Q&A live sessions (which will be recorded and available), and networking events over 5 days. The majority of this content (excluding the live short talks) will be available on demand for two months afterwards, to suit life commitments and participants within different time zones.

The course will be limited to 250 participants.

Please register early to avoid disappointment.

Course fees (2023) 

£125 Students

£150 Post-Docs

£300 Medical & Veterinary Health Professionals and Group Leaders

£500 Industry colleagues


A small number of full or partial bursaries/scholarships will be available to eligible candidates based on need.

Please do NOT register for the course until bursary allocation announcements have been made. (A number of course places are held back to ensure any bursary award places and unsuccessful submissions are able to register on the course).

Bursary request form - now closed. 

Fellowship Workshop award

There are limited places for a Fellowship Workshop award.

This interactive session will involve thinking carefully about what a fellowship is and what’s needed to secure one. Giving participants the knowledge and skills to apply for a fellowship so they are most competitive and increase their chance of attaining one. Particularly aimed at those who are keen on an academic research career path.

It is a pre-booked live session which will take place on 13 July, Day 4 of the course, 11:00 - 13:00 hrs. BST. Please apply within the registration link above, under 'Additional Items', 'Course options'. (Note: It is a requirement for this workshop to have a functioning pre-tested computer video camera and microphone). 

5-minute Research Presentation opportunity

One of the most exciting aspects of the course is the opportunity for participants to give a 5-minute flash talk presentation on their research to the course lecturers and participants. This provides a great platform for networking with fellow attendees and our course lecturers. Our previous participants have consistently rated this experience as the highlight of the course, and we strongly encourage you to take part.

If you would like to be considered to give a 5-minute presentation on your research, please send a 150 word abstract (authors and affiliation information is not included in the word count) to the by 23 June 2023

Applicants will be notified shortly thereafter.


Please contact the course  if you need further information or have any queries.