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Durham University

Biophysical Sciences Institute


The BSI hosts a programme of events that cover the spectrum of the biophysical sciences, designed to stimulate discussion and collaboration. Our events are open to all.

If you have an upcoming event that would be of interest to our members, please send details to and we can advertise it.

Forthcoming Events

Town Hall Event

BSI 2.0 Town Hall meeting – come along and have your say!

Wednesday 27th November 2019 – CLC407 (top floor, Calman Centre), 1.15pm

The Biophysical Sciences Institute is changing and there are many new and exciting things on the horizon. New scientific themes, new funding ideas, new ECR network, new website…

If you would like to know more about the opportunities available and the ways in which you can interact with the BSI both in terms of science and PhD/PDRA training events then please come along.

This your chance to input into what you would like to see from the BSI over the next 5 years.

All are welcome to attend on the 27th November but if you cannot attend and would like to have your say please send on any comments to

Lunch will be provided, and if you have any dietary requirements please let Cathy ( know before Monday 18th November.


Annual Meeting of the Biophysical Society

15th - 19th February 2020, San Diego, US

Abstract submission deadline: 1st October 2019

Poster submission deadline: 3rd October 2019

Future of Biophysics Symposia Speaker Suggestion Deadline: 23rd October 2019

Registration open now

Full details can be found here


ASCE Engineering Mechanics Institute International Conference

5th - 8th April 2020, Durham UK

Minisymposia submission deadline: 15th August 2019

Abstract submission deadline: 15th November 2019

Registration Opens: 1st January 2020

Full details can be found here

About BSI Events

The BSI also advertises interdisciplinary seminars and events from across the University's Departments, Schools and other Research Institutes. If you would like to be added to our mailing list please send your request by email to