STUDENT MEDICAL SUMMIT
SATURDAY, 17 FEBRUARY 2024
3RD FEBRUARY 2018
We are delighted to be back in person this year in UCD Belfield! Details to be posted in the coming weeks; be sure to check back here or follow us on social media for up to date information:
Posters detailing the research completed by students from across the island of Ireland will be on display in our poster gallery.
Our Judges will review all posters and choose the top 5 to proceed to the award round. Finalists will give a 7 minute presentation about their poster for final judging.
There will be various other awards on the day, with the overall winner taking home the title of 'Irish Undergraduate Medical Researcher of the Year'
Panel discussion topic and speakers coming soon!
ABOUT THE SUMMIT
The Summit is a showcase of excellence in student research in the fields of health and life sciences.
The Summit serves to:
Act as an opportunity for students to demonstrate and share the results of original research.
Promote interest in research among students with opportunities to hear from scientific leaders, to see the impact that research has on the world first-hand, to meet and share ideas with other students and more.
Award the Irish Undergraduate Researcher of the Year
When and where?
The summit is a day-long event that will be held on Saturday, February 17th 2024 at UCD Campus in Belfield.
PREVIOUS KEYNOTE SPEAKERS
A University College Dublin alumnus, Professor O'Rahilly is unquestionably one of the most eminent Irish figures in modern research. Professor O'Rahilly has had a litany of honours bestowed on him throughout his extremely distinguished career. He was elected as a fellow of the Royal Society in 2003. In 2013, he was knighted for his contribution to medical research.
Professor Orla Hardiman has a longstanding record of research excellence which has seen her receive widespread acclaim domestically and abroad. Her major research focus is motor neuron disease and related motor neuron degenerations, in addition to interests in genetics and clinical epidemiology. Hardiman is the only Irish-based fellow of the American Academy of Neurology, and is recognized as a leader in patient advocacy.