The 2018 Basic Semen Analysis Course with ESHRE will be held on 11 – 15th June 2018 in Birmingham. 


This course is run jointly with ESHRE as we have joint agreement on the standards and methods by which semen analysis should be performed.

If you want to be sure you are performing semen analysis to WHO 2010 standards then this is the course for you, teaching to the ESHRE recommended methods. An ESHRE certificate ..

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January 17, 2018

Fertility Network UK to sponsor two prizes in memory of Dr Iwan Lewis-Jones

Fertility Network UK is sponsoring two prizes in memory of Dr Iwan Lewis-Jones, esteemed clinician, scientist and teacher in Andrology.  These prizes will be awarded annually from 2018.   Iwan Lewis-Jones Young Scientist Prize The prize will be awarded for the best oral scientific presentation in Andrology at the annual  British Andrology Society conference. Recipients should be undertaking postgraduate or post -doctoral scientific training.   Sponsored by Fertility Network UK and judged by British Fertility Society and British Andrology Society.   Iwan Lewis-Jones Young Clinician Prize The prize will be awarded for the best oral clinical presentation in ..

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September 4, 2017

PhD opportunity at the University of Warwick

A UK/EU PhD studentship opportunity will be available from October 2017 at the University of Warwick.


‘Origins of chromosomal abnormalities in human embryos’.  


This project focuses on kinetochore structure and function in crucial cell divisions of the maturing oocyte and early embryo.


Applications must be submitted by 6th August 2017.  Interviews will be on 15th August for an October 2017 start.


For further information and details of how to apply, please go to:


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July 26, 2017

BAS Grant Award

The British Andrology Society offers small grants to support the development or application of new techniques.


In May 2017 Dr Kevin Coward and Mrs Celine Jones were awarded a small research grant to design a versatile exosome-based ‘platform’, capable of delivering different molecular compounds, such as nucleic acids, peptides/proteins or fluorescent markers, into mammalian sperm in an efficient and controlled manner via simple in vitro co-incubation which would not compromise gamete function.


Dr Coward is a Principal Investigator at the Nuffield Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Oxford. He is also the Director of the ..

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July 20, 2017

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