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Friday, 1 September 2017 from 12:00 to 17:00 (BST)

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Clinicians in Research Network (CiRN) 2nd Annual Meeting

Date: 1 September 2017 (Friday)

Time: 12-5pm

Venue: Kelvin Hall, Glasgow, G3 8AW

Abstract submission deadline: BST 5pm, 18 August 2017.

***Meeting registration closes at BST 5pm on 25 August 2017 (essential)***

Abstract submission is encouraged, but not a pre-requisite, to attend this meeting.

This event is open to all and is free to attend.

This meeting is valuable for all clinicians interested in research. It is particularly relevant to clinically-trained early career researchers (ECRs).

Beginning at midday with a networking lunch followed by an interactive afternoon including sessions on: 

  • Public and patient involvement in research

  • How to build a successful mentor-mentee relationship with a speed-mentoring session (separate registration required)

  • The role of junior doctors in clinical trials

In addition, you will have an opportunity to have your professional profile photograph taken. A poster prize (a certificate with a £50 Amazon voucher) will be awarded for the best poster presentation.

Register to attend this meeting via EventBrite (this page) and submit your abstract via our Google Form link (abstract submission closes on 18 August 2017). For the speed-mentoring session, please book via our dedicated link

CiRN is supported by the Chancellors' Fund of the University of Glasgow. It is also CPD approved by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow. For more information about CiRN, please go to




Registration, poster viewing and judging, networking lunch


Opening remarks


Public and Patient Involvement (PPI)- what, who, how and when?

Hosts: Dr Anthony Cousins and Dr Anna Koessinger


Prof Kevin O’Dell, Dean of Public Engagement

Dr Jennifer Logue, Clinical Senior Lecturer (Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences)

Patient representative(s)


How to establish a successful mentor/mentee relationship?

Hosts: Dr Elaine Leung and Dr Chloe Gelder


Prof Iain McNeish, Professor of Gynaecological Oncology and Chair of the Clinical Academic Training Advisory Committee (CATAC).

Dr Elizabeth Adams, Researcher Development Manager (Research Strategy and Innovation Office)


Poster viewing and judging

Profession profile photographs for researchers

Refreshments, idea wall and networking

Speed mentoring session (separate registration required)


Junior doctors in clinical trials – how do I get involved?

Hosts: Dr Henry Däbritz, Dr Gillian Higgins and Dr Suzanne Thomson


Mr Matthew D. Gardiner, Honorary Clinical Lecturer at Imperial College London and Founder of the Reconstructive Surgery Trials Network (

Mrs Shobna Vasishta, National Programme Manager for the SHARE register on how researchers can access SHARE (


Poster prize giving and networking over refreshments



How to submit my abstract?

  • Please choose the "Registration & abstract submission" ticket type and go to our Google Form link to submit your abstract.

  • Abstracts are welcomed for all forms of research carried out by clinically qualified researchers (i.e. first author of the submitted abstract must be clinically trained).

  • All abstracts will be peer reviewed by the CiRN organising committee. 

How to register for the speed-mentoring session?

What are the guidelines for poster presenters?

  • Your poster should summarise your research and be formatted in a way appropriate for a scientific conference.

  • Your poster size should be in portrait and not larger than A1. We are unable to accommodate landscape posters and these will not be displayed.

When will I know whether my abstract has been accepted?

  • An email notification of the outcome will be sent to you by 25 August 2017.

How do I travel to Kelvin Hall?

What if I can't attend this meeting anymore?

  • We would be grateful if you could contact to cancel your registration, so that we can adjust our catering arrangements accordingly. 

Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?

  • If you have any further questions about this event, please contact

  • Further details about the speakers and individual sessions please see above and our website.

Do you have questions about Clinicians in Research Network (CiRN) 2nd Annual Meeting? Contact Clinicians in Research Network (CiRN)

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Kelvin Hall
1445 Argyle Street
G3 8AW Glasgow
United Kingdom

Friday, 1 September 2017 from 12:00 to 17:00 (BST)

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Clinicians in Research Network (CiRN)

Clinicians in Research Network (CiRN) is a group formed to support clinically-trained early career researchers (ECRs). We believe this network can encourage interdisciplinary collaborations and maximise the potential of knowledge translation and bench-to-bedside innovation from a wide range of research.

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