Clinical Oncology Research day: Inspiring future academics in clinical oncology

When: 
Tuesday 18 June 2019 to Wednesday 19 June 2019
Venue address: 
Queen's University Belfast, 97 Lisburn Road, BELFAST, BT9 7BL
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The event is principally aimed at clinical oncology trainees wishing to develop or further their academic career. This is a fantastic opportunity for trainees to meet researchers from different backgrounds at various stages of their careers. There will be a chance to network with many of the leading academics in the UK.

This event is run over two days starting on the evening of Tuesday 18 June 2019. Accommodation close to the venue on the night of 18 June is included in the registration fee.

Funded places

There are 4 funded places available for Core Medical Trainees and Foundation Year Trainees at this event. Details to apply for the funded places can be found by clicking here. The deadline for applications is Sunday 14 April 2019.

Applicants who are not successful in securing a funded place will be able to register for a full-cost place in May depending on availability. Core Medical Trainees and Foundation Year Trainees will be unable to register for this event prior to May.

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Tuesday 18 June 2019

Tuesday 18th June 2019

Venue: The Dark Horse, Belfast

19:00

Welcome Drinks

19:20

Introduction and Welcome

Dr Aidan Cole, Queen's University Belfast

19:30

Building a Centre of Excellence in Radiation research while trying to stay sane: The Belfast Model

Professor Joe O’Sullivan, Queen's University Belfast

20:00

Music jamming session/sing along including a light supper (delegates encouraged to bring a musical instrument)

 

Contact us

For any queries relating to this event please contact

Professional Learning and Development
The Royal College of Radiologists
63 Lincoln's Inn Fields
London
WC2A 3JW

email: conf@rcr.ac.uk

Tel: 020 7406 5942

Wednesday 19 June 2019

Wednesday 19th June 2019

Venue: Queen’s University Belfast

Plenary Session

Chaired by Professor Joe O’Sullivan, Queen's University Belfast

09:00 

The UK radiation research landscape

Professor Anthony Chalmers, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde

09:30

How will Radiation Science inform the future direction of radiotherapy research?

Professor Kevin Prise, Queen's University Belfast

10:15

Tea and coffee

Research Career Development

Chaired by Dr Aidan Cole, Belfast Health and Social Care Trust

10:45

Getting going - research in the early years of training – The ICAT experience

Dr Gerard Walls, Queen's University Belfast

 

Establishing oneself- early years as a clinical academic consultant

Dr Aidan Cole, Queen's University Belfast

 

RCR perspective on research in training/OOP

Professor Peter Hoskin, Mount Vernon Cancer Centre and University of Manchester

11.45

Lunch, including Poster session, Research Talks and Meet the Professors

Lessons from Success stories - National RT trials

Chaired by Dr Suneil Jain, Queen's University Belfast

13:15

PACE Trial/Prostate Trials

Dr Nicholas Van As, The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust

 

Lung trials

Dr Corrine Faivre-Finn, The Christie NHS Foundation Trust

 

Breast cancer trials

Dr Indrani Bhattacharya, The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust

Successful Researching within the NHS

Chaired by Professor Joe O’Sullivan, Belfast Health and Social Care Trust

14:00

The challenges of doing clinical research as an NHS consultant NHS consultant perspective

Dr Keith Rooney, Belfast Health and Social Care Trust

 

Getting involved- how NIHR, LCRNs and NCRI can help

Professor Jonathan Wadsley, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

 

Establishing a research procedure clinic- The FAST clinic

Dr Suneil Jain, Queen's University Belfast

14:45

Tea and coffee

 

Imaging research in Radiotherapy

Chaired by Dr Connor McGarry, Queen's University Belfast

15:00

Developments in Pre-clinical imaging in Radiotherapy research

Dr Karl Butterworth, Queen's University Belfast

 

Potential of Radiomics in Radiotherapy Research

Dr Sarah Osman, Queen's University Belfast

 

MRI for response assessment in oncology research

Dr Nina Tunariu, The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust

 

The potential for transformation in oncology: PET  imaging

Dr William Murphy, Belfast Health and Social Care Trust

16:00

Meeting close

 

Booking

Registration fees:

Consultant member:                                       £300
Consultant non-member:                                £400
Trainee member:                                            £200
Trainee non-member:                                     £265

Online booking, using a credit or debit card, is available to members and Fellows.

If you are not a member or Fellow, please print the Registration Form, complete and return it via email to conf@rcr.ac.uk or by post to:

The Conference Office, The Royal College of Radiologists, 63 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3JW.

The Conference and Programmes office do have their own privacy policy, should you wish to review this ahead of making your booking. 

Book online 

Registration form

Venue

Tuesday 18th June 2019 - The Dark Horse, Belfast

 

 

Wednesday 19th June 2019 - Queen’s University Belfast

Cancellation

Cancellation

Delegates wishing to cancel or transfer a place on a meeting:

  • On or before Thursday 2 May 2019: Will be entitled to transfer their fee to another meeting within 12 months or a refund minus a £15 administration fee
  • Between Friday 3 May 2019 and Monday 3 June 2019: Will be entitled to transfer their fee to another meeting within 12 months or a refund minus a £25 administration fee
  • On or after Tuedsay 4 June 2019: No transfer or refund permitted