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Today, St George’s, University of London has launched a Coronavirus Action Fund to support research in response to the coronavirus pandemic and continue work to improve health.
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An international group of researchers believe there is enough evidence that anti-malarial drugs could be repurposed to treat COVID-19 and that they should be assessed for efficacy in clinical trials.
Research Day was held on 3 December 2019. The day was a celebration of research excellence at St George’s. Research Day included oral and poster presentations and culminated with the Thomas Young Prize Lecture which was delivered by Professor Sir Munir Pirmohamed.
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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