Abstract Submission

Read all of the information below before submitting your abstract.

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  • Research areas

    View our primary research areas which will be used for the conference. Upon abstract submission, each participant will need to select which area they will be presenting under.

  • Conference eligibility criteria

    To participate in the 2024 Florey Postgraduate Research conference as a poster presenter, students must meet the eligibility requirements.

    Eligibility requirements

    • Be a currently enrolled student in an eligible Higher Degree by Research (HDR) program in the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences at the University of Adelaide. Students who have submitted their thesis for examination by 3 July 2024 Conference date are ineligible to participate.
    • All University of Adelaide HDR students in the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences can attend the Florey Conference but only those in their 2nd year and above and with data and results to present can submit an abstract.
    • Complete the 2024 Florey Postgraduate Research Conference Abstract Submission form via Microsoft Forms by the published deadline.
    • Receive notification of abstract acceptance, and confirm conference participation, by the published deadline.

    Eligible Higher Degree by Research (HDR) Programs

    Masters by Research
    • Master of Clinical Science
    • Master of Philosophy
    • Master of Philosophy (Clinical Science)
    • Master of Philosophy (Dentistry)
    • Master of Philosophy (Medical Science)
    • Master of Philosophy (Ophthalmology)
    • Master of Philosophy (Public Health)
    • Master of Philosophy (Surgery)
    Doctorate by Research
    • Doctor of Nursing
    • Doctor of Philosophy

    Honours and Masters by Coursework students are unable to present at the Florey Postgraduate Research conference, however are welcome to register their attendance at the event. Registration details will be provided to all eligible students. 

    Please contact agrsfacultysupp@adelaide.edu.au with any questions.

  • Abstract template example

    Please see the template all students are expected to use when submitting their abstract for the Florey Conference.

    The template

    Research project title

    Please ensure this is case sensitive.

    Poster presenters details

    Please include first name, surname, school and or research centre/institute. Note: you are still required to list your name in the author list below

    Affiliation/s and investigators

    In scientific papers, the "affiliation" is the institute that each author belongs to. It is usually listed below the author names, as the "department, university" of the institute each author worked at during the time that the study was conducted. Please ensure The University of Adelaide is listed as the first author.

    For each investigator please include: family name, initials, affiliation details (school, research centre/institute) in standard PubMed format.  Please use the following example as a guide:

    Buttigieg C [1], Coventry B [1, 2], Helmerson K [2]

    [1] Adelaide Medical School, The University of Adelaide
    [2] School of Physics and Astronomy, Monash University

    If there are two people associated with the same institution, it only needs to be written once. Indicate all affiliations in square brackets immediately after the author's name as shown in the above example. Always list the author's surname before listing his or her initials.

    Abstract text

    Please follow these headings as a guide:

    • Background and aims
    • Methodology
    • Results
    • Conclusion

    Tables, graphs and symbols cannot be included.


    List all your supervisors starting with your principal and follow this example when doing so:

    Supervisors:  Dr Lisa Marie Nicholas, Prof Jon Jureidini, Prof Caroline Miller

  • Peer assessment component

    An additional component of this year's conference will see all presenters assess two posters from a research area outside their field. It is expected that all poster presenting students will assess the posters they have been assigned. Your assessment will go towards the inaugural 'Faculty Student Prize'. Students will be able to claim CaRST points for this activity.

    **Students who do not complete the poster assessments assigned to them will be deemed as ineligible for the Faculty Student prize.