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Medical Research Symposium for Students and Foundation Doctors

RCPE/NES Research Symposium

Date: Wednesday, 8 November 2017


Venue:

Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh,
Nicolson Street,
Edinburgh
EH8 9DW

 

Overview

Undergraduates and trainee clinical academics carry out a wide range of research and this dedicated research symposium, hosted by RCPE and NES, offers an opportunity to present findings; build on networks; and hear from established research leaders about their own experience in developing research careers.

This symposium is an opportunity for Medical Students and Foundation Trainees to present their research projects.

All presenters will be awarded a Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh/NES diploma. The best oral and poster presentations will be awarded a RCPE medal. The best abstracts will also be published in a special edition of the College Journal.

The abstract submission deadline is Thursday 31st August 2017. Please submit your abstracts to standards@rcpe.ac.uk with the attached form.

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Programme

12.00

Registration and Lunch

13.00

Welcome and Introductory Remarks
by Derek Bell, President, Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh

13.10

Presentations

14.30

Cofeee Break and Poster Viewing

15.00

Keynote Lecture 1

Professor David Adams, Head of College of Medical and Dental Sciences, Dean of Medicine, University of Birmingham

15.30

Prize Presentations

15.40

Lecture

Dr Emily Ward, ACCS Medicine Trainee - CT2 NHS Tayside, former Scottish Clinical Leadership Fellow 2016/7.

15.55

Keynote Lecture 2

Professor Stephen Smye, Director of Research and Innovation, Leeds Teaching Hospital NHS Trust and NIHR Clinical Research Network Cluster Lead

"NIHR; health research in 2030"?

16.25

Question and answer session

16.50

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Fees

Online booking for this event closes on Friday 3rd November but places may still be available after that date - please contact the organiser for further information.

Registration fees

 

Fee

Students

£10

Foundation doctors

£35

Your medical deanery or university may be able to reimburse you for the fee so please contact them for further information.

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Further Info

The deadline for abstracts is Thursday 31st August 2017, please e-mail these to standards@rcpe.ac.uk

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