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Annual Academic Meeting

Start: 27/02/2020 09:30
End: 28/02/2020 16:30

Location: RCOG
Programme: Annual Academic Meeting.pdf

blair bell research competitionThe Annual Academic Meeting aims to showcase the entire spectrum of academic research in O&G, featuring a wide range of speakers from emerging researchers to world renowned research leaders.

The exciting programme is designed to cover all aspects of research and provide a forum for all undertaking research in O&G.

Programme highlights

  • Workshops with opportunity to interact with senior academics
  • Lectures on “Hot Topics”
  • The latest post-doctoral research from around the county
  • Oral and poster pitch presentations from the top scoring abstracts in the Blair Bell Research Society Competition

Who should attend

  • Clinicians in training (an ideal venue for ACFs, ACLs, and CRFs)
  • Undergraduates interested in research in O&G
  • Non-clinical and clinical researchers/scientists from PhDs, research midwives to professors
  • Senior academics in O&G
  • Practising clinicians, midwives and allied healthcare professionals with an interest in research and education
  • 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
  • Hear updates on hot topics in academic research
  • Understand the interaction between academia and other partners in research
  • Be able to claim a maximum of 11 CPD credits for attendance

Course Organisers

The Blair Bell Research Society Committee

Professor Andrew Horne, Chair of RCOG Academic Board

Professor Lucy Chappell, President of Blair Bell Research Society

Dr Jenny Myers, Secretary of Blair Bell Research Society

Professor Louise Kenny, Chair of RCOG Research Committee

Honorary Co-Director of Conferences

Mr Philip Tooz-Hobson FRCOG, Birmingham

Honorary Co-Director of Conferences

Mr Andrew Sizer FRCOG, Shrewsbury


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

  • Consultants, SAS Doctors, Professors and Senior Lecturers: £255.00
  • Trainees, PhD Students, FYD & AHP: £195.00
  • Undergraduate Medical Students: £165.00
  • One Day Only Rate: £160.00

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. Check that your details are correct in ‘My account’ > ‘My details’ > ‘Career stage’, as we will use this to calculate your registration fee
  4. Return to this page
  5. Scroll down to the bottom of the page to find the booking form, which will appear once you are logged in

Alternatively, you can book using the booking form, although if you book using this method you will not receive the £10 online discount.

For any queries regarding this event, please contact:

Selina Goyal, Events Coordinator:

Emily Tovar, Events Administrator:

A free BJOG Author and Peer Review Workshop is being held on Wednesday 26 February 2020 – the day before the Annual Academic Meeting – from 2pm to 5pm.

Come and meet the BJOG team to discuss how to get ahead in the world of academic publishing.

For more information and to book your place please visit the BJOG Author and Peer Review Workshop event page.

Submissions are now closed for the Blair Bell Research Society Competition at the RCOG Annual Academic Meeting 2020. 

We will aim to send notifications to authors that have submitted abstracts by early December.

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