Abstract competitions

Submissions are invited for abstracts for the four abstract competitions which are held as part of RCR19. Both trainees and consultants are encouraged to submit.

Key dates

  • The submission deadline was Friday 12 April 2019 at 12 noon BST. Authors will have now received an email confirmation of receipt of their submission.
  • Authors will be notified of the outcome of their submission by email no later than Friday 31 May 2019.

Clinical radiology: George and Vera Ansell abstract competition

View the 2018 CR Ansell Scientific competition ePosters

Submissions are now closed for Clinical Radiology Scientific abstracts as part of the George and Vera Ansell abstract competition which is held as part of RCR19. Authors will be notified of the outcome of their submission by email no later than Friday 31 May 2019.

View the CR George and Vera Ansell abstract competition rules

Clinical oncology: Wormald abstract competition

View the 2018 CO Wormald Scientific ePosters

Submissions are now closed for Clinical Oncology scientific abstracts as part of the Wormald ePoster and oral presentation competition which is held as a part of RCR19. Authors will be notified of the outcome of their submission by email no later than Friday 31 May 2019.

View the CO Wormald abstract competition rules

Why submit a scientific abstract?

  • Those invited to deliver an oral presentation will be eligible for a proffered paper award for which the first prize is £250. Presentations should be for up to 10 minutes.
  • ePosters will be displayed on giant tablets at RCR19, the RCR website and the RCR19 conference app. ePoster authors may be invited to give an additional short presentation in the main exhibition area.
  • ePosters will be eligible for the Ansell Poster Prize or the Wormald poster prize: £250 first prize, £125 each for two highly commended ePosters.
  • All accepted abstracts will be given citable references and included in a Clinical Oncology or Clinical Radiology online supplement published by Elsevier.
  • 3 CPD credits for the lead author and 1 for each co-author are awarded for posters displayed at RCR19.

Clinical radiology audit competition

View 2018 CR Audit competition ePosters 

The Clinical Radiology Audit ePoster competition will take place at RCR19 this year and submissions are now closed. Authors will be notified of the outcome of their submission by email no later than Friday 31 May 2019.

Clinical oncology audit and quality improvement competition 

The Clinical Oncology Audit and Quality Improvement ePoster competition will take place at RCR19 this year and submissions are now closed. Authors will be notified of the outcome of their submission by email no later than Friday 31 May 2019.

Why submit an audit or quality improvement abstract?

  • Abstracts of all ePosters accepted for display are published in a supplement of Clinical Oncology or Clinical Radiology.
  • First prize for both competitions is £280 and second prize is £70.
  • Authors of audit ePosters displayed at RCR19 are awarded CPD credits (3 for the lead author and 1 for co-authors).
  • E-poster authors may be invited to give a short presentation of their work.