12th Annual School Research Meeting 2016

"What it takes to be a scientist in 2016"

Thursday 16th & Friday 17th June 2016

The Medical School is holding its 12th successive Annual Research Meeting on 16 & 17 June 2016 in the Octagon Centre (poster presentations) and Student Auditorium (oral presentations), University of Sheffield.

The meeting will begin on Thursday 16th June 2016 with a programme of events, developed by the Medical School's Research Staff Association, entitled "What it takes to be a scientist in 2016".

We are pleased to announce that this year's invited external speaker and judge will be Professor John Atherton, University of Nottingham.  Title of talk will be "Helicobacter pylori and stomach cancer: what makes some bugs bad?".

On Friday 17th June 2016 there will be a programme of oral communications selected from abstracts submitted by staff in the Medical School and clinical colleagues from the local Trusts.

A poster session and trade fair will be held over lunch in the Octagon Centre.

Aims of the Annual Research Meeting

The aims of the School's Annual Research Meeting are to bring together all members of the School, to encourage the presentation of high quality research by members of the School and to illustrate the breadth of clinical and scientific research currently in progress.

This will be showcased by a series of lectures, short oral and poster presentations.

Prizes will be awarded for the best short talk and poster.

Registration for the meeting will open in April 2016

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