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Application for fellowships for ERT courses in 2018

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EUROTOX is pleased to once again offer the opportunity to apply for fellowships to attend comprehensive training courses in toxicology (ERT courses), and for cross-border exchange of teachers on such courses. The deadline for applications concerning the first half of 2018 is 15 December 2017.

Full details regarding eligibility and application process can be found here (for course attendees) and here (for teachers) 

Note New Deadlines for applications:

  • 15 December 2017 for courses between 1 January and 30 June 2018
  • 31 May 2018 for courses between 1 July and 31 December 2018

For more information, please contact fellowships@eurotox.com

 

The call for scientific proposals for the EUROTOX 2019 Helsinki congress is under way

The EUROTOX 2019 Congress will be held in Helsinki, September 8-11, 2019. The congress theme is “Toxicology - Science providing solutions” and reflects our inclination to tackle topics dealing with new and emerging technologies, personalized medicine, epidemiology of exposure to chemicals, as well as environmental issues. Submissions in line with this theme are strongly encouraged.

Submission deadline: December 8, 2017

Send proposals to secretariat@eurotox.com

Make sure to follow the general guidelines and use the official template

 

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EUROTOX 2017 Bratislava Welcome Speech

Prof. Mumtaz Iscan, EUROTOX President welcomed all delegates to the 2017 Bratislava Congress during the opening ceremony held September 10, 2017 at the Slovak National Theater.

Dear distinguished speakers, colleagues, ladies and gentlemen.

On behalf of EUROTOX EC, I am honored to welcome our distinguished invited speakers,  colleagues and all participants. 

I would like to present my sincere thanks to all of you for joining us at this 53rd Congress of EUROTOX, organized by the Slovak Society of Toxicology, here in the lovely city, Bratislava.  We are very happy to have more than 1100 participants from  54   countries at this EUROTOX Congress.  

See the opening ceremony video

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EUROTOX 2017 Bratislava: A BIG THANK YOU

On behalf of the Local Organising Committee we want to thank you most sincerely for your participation in the EUROTOX 2017 Congress. We were privileged to hear of your work and also to share our work with you. The feedback has been positive and we appreciate very much the high quality of the lectures and posters presented. We hope that your time with us was enjoyable and you had very pleasant experience as guests in Bratislava.
 
EUROTOX 2017 BRATISLAVA PHOTOGALLERY
We are pleased to announce that we have added a photo gallery of the EUROTOX 2017 Congress to the website. We hope you will enjoy the pictures and that you will keep some of them as a souvenir from the EUROTOX 2017 Congress.

 

 

EUROTOX supports GRC scholars

Scholars awarded a bursary from EUROTOX to attend the Gordon Research Conference on Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Toxicity at Proctor Academy, USA. 

Present Left to right:

Ruth Roberts (Apconix), Andrew Gibson (University of Liverpool, award recipient), Heather Wallace (president-Elect of EUROTOX), Yanan Tian (Chair of GRC), Thomas Hammond (University of Basel, award recipient and John Richburg (vice-chair GRC).

 

ERT Guidelines for Registration 2016 are now in force

Following the formal adoption by the Executive Committee during the Seville EUROTOX 2016 Congress in September 2016, the "European Registered Toxicologist (ERT) Guidelines for Registration 2016" are now in force. 

The text of the Guidelines, together with annexes, can be found on this website under the heading ERT. These Guidelines replace the 2012 version.

The changes compared to the former version are a more precise description of the procedures and the requirements for registration and re-registration. The addition of annex 1, which describes the foreseen learning outcomes of the core themes in toxicology, will be instrumental in determining the required level of theoretical knowledge for being a ERT. 

Annex 2 describes a procedure for the recognition of teaching activities (courses etc.) and provides guidance for course providers who wish to obtain recognition by EUROTOX for courses as part of the comprehensive theoretical training for registration of toxicologists or continuing professional development (CPD) for the purpose of maintaining ERT registration.