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Research Day 2020

Date: Wednesday 02 December 2020

Time: 10:00 - 16:30

Research Day this year will take place on 2 December, taking place for the first time entirely online.

Running from 10am to 4.30pm, the day will take a different format to previous years.

Morning sessions will focus on undergraduate, Master’s student and PhD candidate presentations selected from submitted abstracts with for awards in each category. Student prizes will be awarded based on voting from those participating in Research Day; contenders will be chosen from the top three abstracts in each of the categories of undergraduate, MSc/MRes and PhD/MD.   

At 2pm, Dr David Nabarro will the prestigious annual Thomas Young Lecture. Dr Nabarro is a WHO Special Envoy on Covid-19 and his talk is titled “Nurturing equitable action in the face of complex challenges: from COVID-19 to climate change”.

The lecture will be followed by brief talks from research staff selected to receive Outstanding Research Awards.  

The Awards, which will be open both for self-nomination and for staff to nominate their colleagues, will include the following categories:  

  • Outstanding research publication for the academic year 2019/20 

  • Excellence in public/civic engagement 

  • Outstanding research achievement by a University Lecturer 

  • Outstanding research achievement by a University Senior Lecturer 

  • Postdoctoral research scientist excellence award 

Abstract submission for the categories of undergraduate, MSc/MRes and PhD/MD is now open.

Make a nomination for the Outstanding Research Awards here.

The new format is for one year only due to Covid-19.

Research Day programme

10.00 – 10.05am Welcome

Student Prize Oral Presentations- the top 3 abstracts in each category

10.05 – 10.50am Undergraduate prize presentations

10.55 – 11.40am MSc/MRes presentations

11.55am – 12.40pm PhD/MD presentations

2pm – 3pm The Thomas Young Lecture: Dr David Nabarro, WHO Special Envoy on Covid-19

“Nurturing equitable action in the face of complex challenges: from COVID-19 to climate change”

3.15pm – 4.25pm Prizes and Awards

Introduction and announcement of Chrissie Fenske Prize winner.

St. George’s Research Awards presentation by winners in each category

  • Outstanding Research Publication (2019-20)
  • Outstanding Postdoctoral Research Scientist Award
  • Excellence in Public/Civic Engagement in Research
  • Prize for Outstanding Research Achievement by a University Lecturer
  • Prize for Outstanding Research Achievement by a University Senior Lecturer

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