1st Early Career Research Meeting

1st Early Career Research Meeting

Date: July 13, 2018

Time: 10.00 - 18.00

Location: Manchester Metropolitan University

Other cardiovascular events

We are pleased to announce The Platelet Society’s First Early Career Research Meeting will be held at Manchester Metropolitan University on the 13th July 2018. Please mark your calendar!

The one-day event is comprised of two sessions of selected talks from Early Career Researchers, and a poster session. The event will also provide you with the exclusive opportunity to explore future career options with experts both within and outside of academia. There will be ample opportunity for discussion and networking throughout the conference and at the post-conference drinks reception.

Graduate students (MSc and PhD), postdoctoral researchers, clinical researchers and other scientists with comparable levels of experience are welcome to submit abstracts and register to attend.


Abstracts should be between 150 – 400 words and should outline the questions investigated, the design, essential findings and main conclusions of the study.

Abstract submission will close on 5th May 2018.

To submit your abstract, click here


Registration is free for Platelet Society members and £50 for non-members. You can join here.

Attendees can register for the meeting as a Platelet Society member, prior to becoming a member.

Membership status will be checked prior to the meeting taking place.

To register, click here

Programme (subject to change)

10.00 Registration and coffee
10.45 Welcome
11.00 Oral Communication Session One
12.30 Lunch and Career breakout session
2.00 Oral Communication Session Two
3.30 Poster session and coffee
4.15 Career panel session
4.45 Close of meeting and awards
5.00 Drinks reception

Confirmed career experts

  • Professor Mark Kearney, BHF Professor of Cardiovascular and Diabetes Research and Institute Director at Leeds University
  • Dr Sarah Jones, Senior Lecturer in the School of Healthcare at Manchester Metropolitan University
  • Dr Charlotte Murphy, Cluster Lead/Senior Research Development Manager at University of Exeter
  • Dr Benjamin Atkinson, Applications Scientist and Imaging Consultant at Intelligent Imaging Innovations, Ltd.
  • Dr Carmen Coxon, Senior Scientist at the National Institute for Biological Standards and Control

Organising committee

  • Sarah Daniels, Manchester Metropolitan University
  • Daniel Moreno Martinez, Manchester Metropolitan University
  • Samantha Moore, University of Bristol
  • Dina Vara, University of Exeter

About the author

admin administrator