The EPBS realizes the importance of the students’ perspective. The Student Forum is the place where the EPBS keeps in touch with the students and where we can all share ideas. The Student Forum is for students to form bonds with each other and to help influence the future of their profession.
Martin Nicholson Award
From each country one student is allowed to participate in the poster competition 'Martin Nicholson Award'. During the annual EPBS GGB meeting the posters are presented and the best three posters will be awarded.
Student Forum 2016
Location: Athens (Greece)
Topic: Virtual Library for CPD - a Start Up
Student Forum 2015
Location: Zagreb (Croatia)
Topic: Are you prepared for Point of Care Testing?
Student Forum 2014
Location: Dublin (Ireland)
Topic: Uniformity of practical training within the countries
Practical part: Collecting pictures for a foto exhibition about Biomedical Science education
Student Forum 2013
Location: Berlin (Germany)
Topic: European Academic Network of Biomedical Sciences (EANBMS)
Practical part: Interviwing Biomedical Science educational institutions
Student Forum 2012
Location: Edinburgh (Scotland)
Topic: European identity of Biomedical Science
Practical part: Establish advertising material to increase visibility of Biomedical Science
Student Forum 2011
Location: Utrecht (Netherlands)
Topic: Visions of our profession
Student Forum 2010
Location: Verona (Italy)
Topic: E-learning in Biomedical Science education and visibility of Biomedical Science
Student Forum 2009
Location: Oslo (Norway)
Topic: Changes of educational system - implementation of Bologna
1st Caoimhe Lynch (Ireland) : 'Epidemiological analysis of Vancomycin resistant enterococc carriage among patients in an acute hospital'
2nd Chouliari Niki, Dioletti Metaxenia, Vouloumenou Maria (Greece) : ‘The effectiveness of hand drying methods by biomedical laboratory scientists'
3rd Vareskic Martina, Bubonja Sonje Marina (Croatia) : ‘MUPIROCIN susceptibility in coagulase negative staphylococci'
1st Nikolina Pernar, Diana Ramic, Donna Vadlja, Slaven Ikic, Lana Sladakovic (Croatia) : 'POCT - Known term or mystery? Empowering the Biomedical Scientist - experiences and recommendations'
2nd Lorenzo Petrus Wilhelmus Salden (The Netherlands) : ‘Validation of the HemosIL Heparin induced thrombocytopenia assay'
3rd Sharon Duffy (Ireland) : ‘Development of a histological protocol for the characterization of mammalian thrombi for use in ischemic stroke models’
1st Conor Buckley (Ireland) : 'Detection of TET2 mutations in patients with mylodisplastic syndrome using pyrosequecing technology’
2nd Julia Bollinger (Switzerland) : ‘Evaluation of the b LACTA TM rapid test for the detection of ESBL- producing Enterobacteriacea’
3rd Maarja Ader (Estonia) : ‘Ticks density, prevalence of B. burgdorferi sensu lato and different genotypes in ticks collected from Pärnu- and Valga county in Estonia’
1st Sabine Nafzger (Switzerland): ‘Detection of ubiquitiylation of TRPM4 wild type and its variant A432T- Pulldown assay with GST-S5A construct‘
2nd Maaike Vanhoutte (Belgium): ‘Validation of different staining automates in a microbiology lab'
3rd Michael Coleman (Ireland): ‘Site directed mutagenesis of HCV core 3a as a means for the investigation of fatty acid synthase up regalation'
1st Joana Oliveira (Portugal): ‘Fetal RHD genotyping in plasma of Rh negative pregnant women ‘
2nd Ann Marie Mc Cartin (Ireland): ‘Generation of a novel tool for the characterisation of the dynamics of HIV-1 protein subcellular localisation in vivo’
3rd Sanne Bartier (Belgium): ’Detection of inducible clindamycin resistance in Staphylococcus aureus Evaluation of the ICR test on Vitek 2’
1st Marie Gallagher (Ireland): ‘Comparison of Hormone Receptor and Her2 Status in Breast Carcinoma Between the Core Needle Biopsy and the Corresponding Resection Specimen ‘
2nd Nathalie Verbrugge (Belgium): ‘Validation and implementation of IG Master in a clinical laboratory’
3rd Annette Lie Christensen (Norway): ‘Does the concentration and localization of heat shock protein 27 change in skeletal muscle as a result of resistance training in prostate cancer patients who receives androgen deprivationin prostate cancer patients who receives androgen therapy?’