The key events in the annual BSP calendar include the annual residential meetings in spring and autumn which are focused upon general and specialist aspects of parasitology.
The video on the right gives a flavour of our events, which are attended by a wide range of academics, researchers and students.
If you are a student you may be able to apply for one of our meeting travel awards to support your attendance at these events, find out more.
To see abstracts of our past meetings
Upcoming BSP events
Below you can find all the events run by the BSP for our members.
Our 2017 Spring Meeting was held at Dundee University from 2nd to 5th April 2017. The Meeting Report is available as a Bugbitten Blog, written by the BSP’s student representatives: http://blogs.biomedcentral.com/bugbitten/2017/05/09/springtime-in-scotland-with-the-british-society-for-parasitology/
This event was held in London in association with the Linnean society, entitled “The multidisciplinarity of parasitology: host-parasite evolution and control in an ever changing world”. The Meeting Report is available as a Bugbitten Blog, written by the BSP’s student rep Tom Pennance: https://blogs.biomedcentral.com/bugbitten/2017/10/20/the-multidisciplinarity-of-parasitology/
The 2018 Spring Meeting will be held at Aberystwyth University from 8th – 11th April 2018. As usual, the winner of the 2018 BSP Wright medal will be announced at this meeting: get your nominations in now!
Other organisations run events that you might find interesting: here are some up and coming events occurring across the world for those with an interest in parasitology.
The National Autonomous University Mexico (UNAM) and the University of Edinburgh (UoE) are pleased to announce that they are jointly hosting a workshop for academics and clinicians 21st – 25th of November 2017.
A two-week course in November 2017 at ANU’s Kioloa campus offering students a unique opportunity to work with prominent Australian parasitologists and learn state-of-the-art research techniques.
The third in a series of international symposia focusing on all aspects of anthelmintic drugs. We aim to bring academic, commercial, medical and veterinary helminthologists together for 4 days of good science and communication.
The 28th Annual Meeting of the German Society for Parasitology (DGP) will be held in Berlin, Germany 21–24th March 2018.
This annual immunoparasitology meeting in Massachusetts, USA, is organised by Tracey Lamb (University of Utah) and De’Broski Herbert (University of Pennsylvania)
The 6th International Conference on Phthiraptera will showcase the latest research on parasitic lice and louse-borne pathogens and endosymbionts.
The first Malaria World Congress is to be held in Melbourne, Australia, 1-5th July.
The 11th European Conference on Mathematical and Theoretical Biology (ECMTB 2018) will be held in Lisbon, Portugal, 23-27 July, 2018. This will be a main event of the YEAR OF MATHEMATICAL BIOLOGY, set up by European Society for Mathematical and Theoretical Biology (ESMTB) and the European Mathematical Society (EMS).
The next SBPz Conference will be held in Caxambu, Brazil, 5-7th November 2018.