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Chair’s Message
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Author: , Jason Kasraie
Posted in: , Letter from the Chair

After two years as Chair of ARCS (and three before that as Chair of ACE) I will, having served my allocated term, stand down at the AGM in January. It has been the honour of my career to serve as the first…

Updates from the Education SIG
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Author: , Rachel Gregoire
Posted in: , Training Committee Update

Rachel Gregoire, ARCS Education SIG Co-Chair The Education SIG continues to work through the review and improvement of existing training ARCS programmes and to develop new ways of supporting our membership. We are pleased that we have four new applicants for the…

Meet the Exec – Q and A with Prof Sheena Lewis
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5 minutes read
Author: , Sheena Lewis
Posted in: , ARCS news

Sheena, you have been on the Executive Committee of ARCS since it formed in 2020 – were you part of any association before this? Absolutely. I was the Chair of the British Andrology Society for a record nine years, and its treasurer…

Thinking of submitting an abstract for Fertility 2023? Read on…
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2 minutes read
Author: , Sheena Lewis
Posted in: , ARCS news

**In the Scientific Advisory Committee of ARCS, we are developing a mentoring programme, so we can give you one to one advice on writing your first research proposal. Contact the ARCS secretariat for details** Let’s start at the end and work backwards….

Blog Spot
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7 minutes read
Author: , Leighann Nesbeth
Posted in: , Blog

The Long and Winding Road to a Career in Reproductive Science My name is Leighann Nesbeth, I am a 24-year-old aspiring reproductive scientist. I grew up in South East London and have always had a passion for science. I first discovered my…

Goodbye MMedSci Nottingham
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6 minutes read
Author: , Mathew Tomlinson
Posted in: , Links outside ARCS

University of Nottingham’s MMed Sci in ART Closes Abruptly Dr Matt Tomlinson NUH Life, Nottingham The MMed Sci in Assisted Reproductive Technologies at the University of Nottingham was the first and one of the most successful Masters level courses in the UK,…

National Fertility Awareness Week
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3 minutes read
Author: , Fertility Network
Posted in: , Links outside ARCS

#YouAreNotAlone National Fertility Awareness Week makes headlines Fertility Network’s National Fertility Awareness Week 1-5 Nov 2021 made headlines this year with a series of revealing surveys which included assessing the impact of COVID on fertility patients and treatment and the extent of…

Could you be a Fertility Network UK Clinic Ambassador?
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1 minute read
Author: , Fertility Network
Posted in: , Links outside ARCS

The Fertility Network UK Clinic Ambassador is a new role, open to doctors, nurses, embryologists, andrologists, counsellors or any other interested member of clinic staff who will work with us to try to improve the patient experience. The Ambassadors will help to…

ARCS 365 – The Intruding Sperm
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3 minutes read
Author: , Sheena Lewis
Posted in: , Meeting Report

We began ARCS 365 with a little bit of controversy to make everyone think! We were privileged to have one of the international key opinion leaders of our specialty to open our series of monthly educational webinars, Prof Denny Sakkas, Scientific Director…

The IACC – the final hurdle of the STP
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3 minutes read
Author: , Amy Cohen
Posted in: , Meeting Report

Independent Assessment of Clinical Competence (IACC) Preparation Event provided by ARCS Amy Cohen Clinical Embryologist, BPAS Fertility, London I was so pleased to be able to participate in this training session. I felt somewhat confused about the IACC but felt much better…

New WHO – what next?
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3 minutes read
Author: , David Sanders
Posted in: , Andrology

The Diagnostic Semen Analysis Report David Sanders Where samples are being assessed for users outside of the laboratory, the laboratory will need to issue a report. There is a move towards electronic reporting of results directly to the referrer or via a…

Obituary
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5 minutes read
Author: , Darren Griffin
Posted in: , Links outside ARCS

One for Sorrow – A personal memoir and tribute to Professor Joy Delhanty 18 October 2021 By Professor Darren Griffin Professor of Genetics at the University of Kent First Appeared in BioNews 1117 11 February 1991: with an enthusiasm and energy that…

Webmasters Report
1 minute read
Author: , Naomi Brown
Posted in: , Webmaster's Report

Dear Members, It was with great disappointment that we had to bring to you the news of the cancellation of the Summer Symposium event, but we hope you will keep an eye on the events section of the website and ARCS emails…

ESHRE 2021: 37th Annual Meeting
3 minutes read
Author: , Sourima Biswas Shivhare
Posted in: , Meeting Report

ESHRE 2021: 37th Annual Meeting Virtual, 26 Jun – 1 July 2021 ESHRE 2021, spanning across six full days of scientific sessions, pre-congress courses, Journal Club and informal coffee breaks, covered a myriad of topics within ART, from reflecting on the past,…

Equity in the STEM workforce
3 minutes read
Author: , Eleanor Wharf
Posted in: , ARCS news

  On 20 July 2021, the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Diversity and Inclusion in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) published the ‘Equity in the STEM workforce’ report following an eight-month inquiry. ARCS are proud to have been one of 18…

A deeper look at the Genetic PN check included in our NEW PGTaiSM 2.0 Plus test
1 minute read
Author: , Advertisement
Posted in: , Advertisement

Could genetic PN checking increase the chances of finding more embryos to transfer, increasing the live birth rate per cycle? Download the PDF here

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