Education & Research

If you have a trauma-related course, grant or prize to put on the OTS Calendar, please contact info@orthopaedictrauma.org.uk

The OTS is pleased to announce a forthcoming project to provide information to our members and a wider audience about national and international relevant courses. We will provide information on our calendar, and organise courses based on target audience. Please look out here for further information.

Research and Professional Development

AO UK

AOUK Major Research Grant

This call is open to orthopaedic, veterinary and maxillo-facial surgeons, trainees and operating room personnel involved in trauma care. Applicants should submit a completed application form of their research proposal, which may involve any aspect of musculoskeletal trauma, including hand, facio-maxillo-cranial, spine and veterinary trauma.

Preference will be given to applications related to an MD/PhD programme and must demonstrate clear translation to improving outcomes in trauma care. Particular attention should be paid to the accompanying notes for guidance. Supporting signatures & documentation will accompany the application which must be submitted by 30.09.17. Successful applicants will be contacted within six weeks of the closing date.

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AO UK

AOUK Minor Research Grant

This call is open to orthopaedic, veterinary and maxillo-facial surgeons, trainees and operating room personnel involved in trauma care. Applicants should submit a completed application form of their research proposal, which may involve any aspect of musculoskeletal trauma, including hand, facio-maxillo-cranial, spine and veterinary trauma.

Preference will be given to applications related to a higher degree or pump priming activity with potential to lead to a more significant project. Particular attention should be paid to the accompanying notes for guidance . Supporting signatures & documentation must accompany the application which must be submitted by 30.09.17. Successful applicants will be contacted within six weeks of the closing date.

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AOUK Trauma Research Prize

AOUK invite applications for a research prize of £1,000. This is open to all surgeons in training, as well as operating room personnel. Entry is via submission of a 250-word abstract involving any aspect of musculoskeletal trauma (including hand, cranio maxillofacial ,veterinary and spine surgery). Successful candidates will be invited to provide manuscripts for review and present their work at the AOUK meeting in November. The submitted work will be assessed for originality, presentation and clinical application.

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Membership Categories

The OTS is an inclusive body representing the interests of all those treating Orthopaedic Trauma and two categories of membership are available:

Full Membership (£50)

Full membership is open to consultant orthopaedic surgeons with an interest in orthopaedic trauma surgery, research and education.

Associate Membership (£30)

Associate membership is open to surgeons of all other grades, as well as nursing and other paramedical staff, with an interest in orthopaedic trauma surgery, research and education.

OTS members will soon be able to access OrthoEvidence