We’re catching up with all the space medicine goings on from the last month – it’s been busy!
Space Medicine Ireland Co-founder Dr. Lisa McNamee won a second place award for her science communication video ‘What is an analogue space mission?’ for the Royal Aeronautical Society.
To watch the video and learn more about space analogue missions click here.
The Space Medicine Ireland team had more news to celebrate this month with not one but two abstracts accepted to the International Astronautical Congress in Dubai.
Dr. Philip Brady, along with Dr. Shawna Pandya and Dr. Lisa McNamee had two abstracts accepted for presentation in the life sciences arena.
The Space Medicine Ireland team is delighted to announce the 2021 Space Medicine Bursary worth €500 and open to all medical students with an interest in space medicine.
Deadline November 30th and further details available on the ‘Bursary’ page.
Amazing opportunity to participate in the European Space Agency’s online human space physiology training course.
Available to medical students and students of biomedical science, this three-week fully online course is now open for applications.
The course takes place in October 2021 and further details can be found here.
The University of Texas Medical Branch has moved its Principles of Aviation & Space Medicine course online this year due to Coronavirus. Great opportunity to get a solid grounding in the history of spaceflight, physiology of spaceflight and the human factors involved. Course runs virtually from June 28th – July 16th. Apply by March 15th here.
The Aerospace Medical Association’s Annual Scientific Meeting is scheduled to take place August 29th to September 2nd 2021 in Denver, Colorado. Updates on current research and practice in Aerospace Medicine and international networking opportunities. Tickets here.
Interested in aerospace medicine research?
Get in touch with our committee today. We’re always working on projects and are open to collaboration.
Mainly we’re interested in novel research, collaborations with other fields e.g. engineering and analysis of current literature trends and knowledge gaps.
If you’ve a research background or are just interested in getting started, we’re happy to chat further.
Aerospace Medicine deals with the health and care of those individuals who travel in air and space. Some useful resources and organisations below. Feel free to get in touch if you’d like to add to this list.
Aerospace Medical Association
Aerospace Medicine Student and Resident Association
Austrian Space Forum
Women in Aerospace