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Research day is an annual event held in December to showcase the world class research done at St George’s. It is an opportunity for staff and students to meet and share ongoing research work and ideas, to promote discussion and to strengthen collaboration across the university.
The event is comprised of a number of short oral presentations from St George’s staff, poster presentations, research awards, and the Thomas Young Prize Lecture.
Download the full Research Day 2019 programme (PDF) and the full list of poster abstracts (PDF).
9.15 – 10.45am
Jenny Higham, Principal to open the day and welcome from Jon Friedland , 1st oral presentation session
10.45 – 11.15am
11.15 – 1.00pm
2nd oral presentation session
1.00 – 3.45pm
Lunch and Poster Session
Prize winners oral presentation session
5.15 – 6.15pm
The Thomas Young Lecture
Professor Sir Munir Pirmohamed
Personalised Medicine: Do we need it?
Please register for the event and submit your abstracts via our registration form.
Abstract submission will open on 16 September and close on 8 November.
Posters should be in A0 portrait, and must fit the 2 metre high x 1 metre wide boards ordered for Research Day. Media Services also have a handy guide on how to create posters and get them printed.
Posters previously submitted to external meetings are acceptable.
Poster prizes will be awarded at the close of the afternoon session:
Chrissie Fenske Research Poster prize (£1000) for the best poster — all posters are eligible for this prize
MRes poster prize (£100)
undergraduate prize (£100)
postgraduate prize (£100).
To recognise the excellent activity being carried out across the organisation, we will be awarding prizes to St George’s university staff and students under the following categories.
All applications should be sent to Louise Phillips, Head of Research Funding by 21 October for consideration by the panel.
Award holders will be notified in advance of Research Day and will be asked to give a 10 minute presentation as part of the award ceremony.
Applications for this award can be self-nominations or nominations from a mentor or colleague. The published paper should represent top-quality science likely to generate impact in its research field. Candidates must be first author or corresponding author and submit a copy of the paper with an explanation of no more than 150 words as to why this paper is a landmark.
Self-nominations or nominations from a mentor or colleague will be accepted. Applicants have up to 250 words to describe their activity and its impact.
Self-nominations or nominations from a mentor or colleague will be accepted for both of these categories. Applicants have up to 250 words to describe their activity and its impact.
This can be self-nominated or nominated by a supervisor. Up to 250 words to be provided explaining the research, grant, fellowship or other broader contribution to St George’s, University of London.
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