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London Health Research Day (LHRD) highlights London’s collective health research mission by showcasing innovative science being conducted by graduate trainees, clinical fellows and postdoctoral scholars. The event is a professional research experience that enriches your training and further develops your science communication skills.

Submit your abstract for LHRD and take advantage of this opportunity to share your work with peers and leaders.

  1. Mark your calendar for London Health Research Day on Friday, April 30, 2019. See Event Details.
  2. Carefully review the LHRD Rules and Regulations and write your abstract submission according to the guidelines. Be sure to also check out our feature on "10 Ways to Write Your Best Abstract Yet."
  3. Submit your abstract using the online submission form. 
    NOTE: You will be required to RSVP to the lunch with keynote presentation and the networking and awards reception is required as part of the submission process.
  4. The LHRD Academic Committee, which consists of members from Lawson, Schulich and Faculty of Health Sciences (students, post-doctoral fellows, and faculty members), will help facilitate adjudication for all abstracts submitted.
  5. Students presenting a poster are to prepare a poster presentation according to the Rules and Regulations. All students should be prepared to give a two-minute pitch to provide an overview of their research. In addition, up to 150 posters will be selected for evaluation.
    Posters will be presented at the LHRD 2019 event on Tuesday, April 30. More details will be provided to those who have been selected for participation.
  6. The highest scoring abstracts will be selected to present a feature platform presentation. On the day of the event, presenters will be randomly divided into four presentation areas, and will compete against the other presenters in the room. Review the Rules and Regulations for feature platform presentations.
  7. Review the criteria for The Lucille & Norton Wolf London Health Research Day Trainee Publication Awards. If you qualify, send your submission to by Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.