UCL Institute of Healthcare Engineering


Call for abstracts for Early-Career Researcher Session

3 August 2018

As part of our core commitment to nurturing Early-Career Researchers (ECRs), we will be running a dedicated ECR session at the Autumn Research Symposium with £200 prizes.

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ECR representation will include a dedicated flash talk session, as well as posters and demonstrations. There will be £200 prizes for Best Talk, Best Poster and either a talk or poster with the Best Global Healthcare Engineering theme. 

There will also be a £200 prize for Best Research Image - find out more about that competition here

Abstracts for presentations and posters are now being welcomed for submission.

To be considered, abstracts must fall into one of the IHE themes (see below) or have an emphasis on global healthcare engineering:

  • Prevention
  • Monitoring
  • Diagnostics
  • Therapies and interventions
  • Rehabilitation and assistive technologies

Candidates should submit abstracts via email to healthcare-eng@ucl.ac.uk. Late submissions will not be considered. Receipt of your abstract submission will be confirmed via email. Please state clearly in your email whether you are a PhD student or postdoctoral researcher.

Deadline for the submission of abstracts: 14 September, 5pm. Selected abstracts will be notified via email by 17 September. 

When submitting please:

  • Submit in Microsoft Word format (.docx).
  • Use Arial 12 pt. font and double-spaced lines.
  • Ensure the abstract is under the 300-word limit (excluding title, authors/affiliations, figure/table captions and references).
  • Ensure all listed authors have reviewed the final abstract before submitting.
  • Use ‘ECR abstract submission – IHE Autumn Research Symposium’ in the subject line.