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Annual Academic Meeting

Start: 02/03/2017 00:00
End: 03/03/2017 00:00

Location: RCOG
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The Annual Academic Meeting aims to showcase the entire spectrum of academic research in O&G. The exciting programme features a wide range of speakers from new scientists to well renowned researchers. The programme is designed to cover all aspects of research both from NHS and academia and provide a forum for all undertaking research in O&G.

Programme highlights

  • Interactive workshops
  • Lectures on hot topics
  • The latest post-doctoral research from around the county
  • Oral and platform poster presentations from the top scoring abstracts in Blair Bell Research Competition

Who should attend?

  • Practising clinicians, midwives and allied healthcare professionals with an interest in research and education
  • Senior academics in O&G
  • Clinicians in training (an ideal venue for ACFs, ACLs, and CRFs)
  • Undergraduates interested in research in Women's Health
  • Non-clinical scientists from PhDs, Research Midwives to Professors
  • Anyone interested in a career in academic research in O&G

After attending this meeting you will:

  • Have an overview of the latest achievements in O&G research
  • Understand the process of research prioritization and funding
  • Understand the national research infrastructure and opportunities it provides
  • Be able to claim 11 CPD credits for attendance

BJOG Author and Peer Review Workshop 

A free BJOG Author and Peer Review Workshop is being held prior to the Annual Academic Meeting on Wednesday 1 March from 2pm to 5pm. Come and meet the BJOG team to discuss their top tips on how to thrive in the world of academic publishing.

View more information and register.

Course organisers

Professor Zarko Alfirevic, Chair of Academic Committee
Dr Jenny Myers, Secretary of Blair Bell Research Society 
Professor Donald Peebles, President of Blair Bell Research Society
Professor Lucilla Poston, Chair of Research Committee

Honorary Director of Conferences

Mr Nick Panay MRCOG, London

Course fees

The registration fee (inclusive of online discount and VAT at 20%) for this event is:

  • Consultants, SAS Doctors, Professors and Senior Lecturers - £220.00
  • Trainees, PhD Students, Foundation Year Doctors, Allied Healthcare Professionals - £165.00
  • Undergraduate Medical Students - £135.00
  • Thursday 2 March ONLY - £130.00
  • Friday 3 March ONLY - £130.00 

How to book

  1. Sign into the RCOG website or create your account here – you need to be registered with the RCOG website to book on to an event
  2. Check that your card billing address is listed in ‘My account’ > ‘My details’ > ‘Addresses’, as you will need this in order to complete your booking
  3. Return to this page
  4. Scroll down to the bottom of the page to find the booking form, which will appear once you are logged in 

Alternatively, you may book using the postal booking form (PDF, 385 kb) although if you book using this method you will not receive the online discount.

If you would like your hospital or trust to be invoiced for your place, please read the events FAQs for further details. 

You can also book the free BJOG Author and Peer Review Workshop taking place prior to the Annual Academic Meeting.

Submission is now open for the Blair Bell Research Competition at the RCOG Annual Academic Meeting. 

Successful authors will be offered the opportunity to present their work at the RCOG Annual Academic Meeting. 

Prizes will be awarded for the best oral and poster presentations, with the oral prize winner being offered a maximum of £1000 towards the expenses of attending an international conference in 2017 to present their winning abstract. The top-scoring abstracts will be put forward for publication in BJOG after the meeting. 

The presenting author must be a trainee. For clinicians this is defined as pre-CCT, and for scientists this is defined as fewer than three years post PhD award. 

Read the full abstract submission guidelines (PDF, 294 kb).

Deadline for submission: Monday 7 November 2016

Submit your abstract online.

For any queries regarding this event, please contact Karen Collings:

You need to be logged in to the RCOG website to make an online booking. Please go to the log-in page.