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Oxford 2020 Bob Bentley Bursary

The European Section of ISRP is offering one or more Bob Bentley Bursaries linked to the ISRP 20 International Conference in Oxford, United Kingdom, 27th September to 1st October 2020.

Recipients will be required to attend the conference and to present a paper with funding from the Award. Full details of the conference, including paper submission guidelines, can be found at

Eligibility is limited to residents of Europe and the area administered by the European Section of ISRP but is not limited to members of ISRP. Potential applicants uncertain of their eligibility should contact the European Section Secretary:

Mike Williams

ISRP European Secretary

In keeping with Bob Bentley's passion for the support of young scientists / engineers, the bursaries are intended particularly for young persons who are relatively new to the field of respiratory protection, but there is no fixed upper age limit. Young people who may not otherwise be able to attend the conference are encouraged to apply for bursaries.

Successful applicants will receive free registration at the conference and a sum of between €500 and €1500, which is to be used towards covering expenses in connection with the ISRP2020 conference. They will also be given one year’s free membership of ISRP. The value of each individual bursary will be set by the European Section Committee, whose decision is final, and who reserve the right to make no award if, in their opinion, no applicant is suitable.

Applicants should submit an abstract of the paper or papers that they intend to present, together with an abstract(s), a CV and a brief covering letter stating why they should be given a bursary.

Entries to be submitted by email to . Please type Bob Bentley Bursary into the email subject header.  Closing date: 1st May 2020.

Early application is encouraged.


Paper submission guidelines will be posted early in 2020 at:

Applicants will be told whether they have been awarded a bursary within two weeks after the deadline of the 1st May 2020.



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