We are now welcoming abstract submissions for the Westmead Research and Innovation Conference.
The "Rising Star" category is exclusively to showcase early and mid-career research (EMCR) and innovation. There are 6 x ten minute speaking slots available in this session within the conference program as well as an opportunity to display your research in poster form. A $1,000.00 prize will be given to the best Rising Stars talk and a $500.00 prize given to the best Rising Star poster.
EMCR's will be defined as researchers 15 years or less into their career following achievement of a post-graduate degree.
Student 3-Minute Thesis Competition
We invite all students to submit an abstract to present a 3 minute presentation of your work. See how well you can impress the audience with your research by delivering a punch, clear and well delivered presentatio in only 180 seconds! A $1,000.00 prize will be given to the best student 3-Minute Thesis. there is also the option to display your research in poster form with a $500.00 prize given to the best student poster.
Your abstract must be no longer than 300 words
Title, authors and affiliations are not included in the word count
Your abstract must follow the following format
Introduction to the health problem (including aims and hypothesis)
Body (including methods and discussion)
Translational significance (how do you expect this reseach to translate to clinical outcomes?)
Do not include tables, figures or graphs
If any intellectual property from this research has been patented or commercialised please briefly elaborate on this within your 300-word count
References in the text have to be cited at the end of the abstract and are included in the 300-word count
The use of abbreviations and acronyms should be kept to a minimum
The deadline for submitting an abstract is 5pm on Friday 15 July 2022