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Want a trainee in 2014?

21 June 2013

If you are considering taking on an embryology trainee in 2014 via the NHS Scientific Training Program (STP), we recommend that you get in touch with your local health education group as soon as possible for guidelines on how to apply. We also recommend that you lodge an expression of interest with them as soon as possible.


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Professor Sir Robert Edwards 1925-2013

11 April 2013

It is with great sadness to us all that we learnt of the death of the Nobel Prize winner Professor Sir Robert ‘Bob' Edwards. ACE would like to pass on our collective condolences to his family and friends. Bob was the foundation of our science, who, working with Patrick Steptoe in Oldham and later in Cambridge went on to pioneer work that led to the first successful birth of an IVF ‘test tube' baby on July 25th 1978. Bob was always an advocate of the key role the scientist must play in a successful IVF service and has left us a legacy so precious that it will touch the ...


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Changes to Embryology Training Routes

14 March 2013

ACE would like to give notice that from October 2013 the ACE Certificate will be withdrawn in England and Wales . The Scientist Training Program (STP) will supersede the traditional route (ACE Certificate plus demonstration of the Association of Clinical Scientists Competencies) as the route to registration as a Clinical Scientist in England and Wales. However, we appreciate ACE is a UK professional body and will continue to provide the ACE Certificate for new trainees in Northern Ireland and Scotland until the STP is available. The existing arrangements for candidates from Eire will also ...


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ACE Appoints its first President

08 March 2013

 

ACE are delighted to announce that it has appointed its first President.

Dr Karen Turner has agreed to take on the mantle.

For further information please visit:

http://www.embryologists.org.uk/contact_ace/ace_president

 


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NEW NHS TRAINEE POSTS ANNOUNCED

15 January 2013

ACE are delighted to hear that 10 new trainee posts have been announced through the NHS Scientist Training Programme.

For more information visit:

https://www.embryologists.org.uk/jobs/view?id=144


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ACE Executive Committee Vacancy

15 January 2013

As reported at the recent AGM in Fertility 2013, there is a vacant position on the ACE Executive committee.

Candidates should be full members of ACE and possess State Registration with Health Professions Council.  They should be highly motivated in contributing to the society and should be able to spare the time needed to carry out the duties.  The Executive Committee meets four times a year, but there are several more meetings from other organisations and societies throughout the year which need to be attended and will be shared amongst the committee members.  This is an exciting time ...


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ACE Executive Committee – Pre-Registrant Vacancy

15 January 2013

As reported at the recent AGM in Fertility 2013, there is a vacant position on the ACE Executive committee for a Pre-registrant member.

Candidates should be full members of ACE and working towards state registration (Embryologists who are yet to receive their ACE Certificate are also encouraged to apply). They should be highly motivated in contributing to the society and should be able to spare the time needed to carry out the duties. The Executive Committee meets four times a year, but there are several more meetings from other organisations and societies throughout the year which need to ...


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ACE 2014 Information for Exhibitors
ACE 2014 Information for Exhibitors

10 January 2013

ACE has released information for Exhibitors interested in attending Fertility 2014.  The meeting is certain to be popular and trade exhibitor space is booking fast. Dont miss out, enquire today!


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Vitro-Victorious!
Vitro-Victorious!

02 January 2013

Congratulations to the Vitrolife Vikings who were victorious this year in the 12th Annual ACE Football Tournament.  Defeating the Wallace Wanderers in a closely fought final to top a good afternoon of footballing fun (once we finally got going in the second sports centre of the day).  Full match reports will follow in due course!


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ACE joins Twitter!
ACE joins Twitter!

22 December 2012

The new functionality of the ACE Website has allowed ACE to join Twitter and integrate our twitter feed into our website homepage!  We hope that you will enjoy following news from ACE at @ukembryologists!


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