STUDENT MEDICAL SUMMIT
- ONLINE 2021
The Student Medical Summit, is a student-run medical conference that gives a platform for students to present and engage with research.
3RD FEBRUARY 2018
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.
When and where?
The summit is a day-long event that will be held on Saturday, February 6th 2021, online.
Through out the day there will be a number of keynote speakers.
RESEARCH POSTER COMPETITION
Our poster hall will highlight the various research projects completed by undergraduate students across Ireland.
If you are interested in taking part, you can submit your abstract in November 2020.
There will be various awards on the day, with the overall winner taking home the title of 'Irish Undergraduate Medical Researcher of the Year'
Our workshops give participants the chance to develop skills in a smaller group and in a more hands-on manner.
In 2021, we will be engaging attendees of the conference in interactive voting in place of workshops.
PREVIOUS KEYNOTE SPEAKERS
Stephen O'RahillyA 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.
Orla HardimanProfessor 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.