ASM Abstract Guidance

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ASM Abstract Guidance 2018-01-11T11:14:30+00:00


Call for abstracts for SEA(UK) ASM 2018 (This call is unrestricted however financial prizes will be limited to trainees only).


£300 and £150

Deadline for submissions:

5pm Monday 15th January

 Submitting an Abstract – Guidance notes:

  • Your submission must be related to an educational topic. We are not a forum for purely clinical presentations.
  • All submitted abstracts will be assessed and ranked. The top six will be chosen for oral presentation and will be judged for the prizes.
  • If you prefer, you may submit an abstract for poster display only in order to showcase your educational work. If you indicate that your abstract is for a poster presentation, then your abstract will not be entered into the prize competition.
  • Abstracts accepted for poster and oral presentations will be notified no later than 22nd Jan 2018.

Please include:

  • Title, Authors (identifying speaker and grade), Employing institution
  • Single A4 sheet. No smaller than Arial Font 10 point
  • Body of abstract max 300 words
  • Introduction/Methods/Results/Discussion or Conclusion
  • Max 1 table or graph, Max 3 refs
  • Results must be included in the abstract, rather than just “results will be presented”
  • Include whether your submission has been previously presented anywhere (this is generally acceptable providing results are still recent)

Please send your submissions to Dr Nirmala Soundararajan (Abstract Co-ordinator) at with a copy to Mrs Cath Smith (SEA(UK) Administrator) at as a Word document.

Free Paper Presentation Guidance

  • Maximum of 6 slides
  • Presentation should be 7 minutes long. You will be stopped at 7 minutes.
  • There will be 2 minutes for discussion.

Poster Guidance:

  • Your poster should fit in a space 600mm across by 900mm down (i.e. A1 portrait).
  • Velcro/blue tack will be provided to attach your poster to the stand.
  • Please note: Posters are for display only and will not be judged.