In partnership with the University of Melbourne Clinical School, the MH Research Week committee invitations are extended to UoM/RMH MD4 students to submit abstracts for consideration to the MD Research Projects (MDRP) Symposium.

Eligibility Criteria:

The MDRP Symposium for 2018 is open only to current MD4 students.

Important Dates

Call for Abstracts 27 March 2018
Abstracts due date12.00 pm, 4 June 2018
Notification of outcome for poster and oral presentation6 June 2018
The University of Melbourne MDRP Symposium9.00 am to 12.00 pm, 21 June 2018
Poster display dates21 to 22 June 2018
Poster viewing session11.45 am to 12.45 pm, Friday 23 June 2017

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General Information

  • Students can elect to submit
    • Poster
    • Traditional Oral
    • Mini-Oral + Digital Poster
  • Only one platform will be offered per each abstract. If you are allocated an oral platform, you will not be offered a poster presentation.
  • The abstract should be short (400 words max), clear and concise.
  • Mathematical symbols and equations can be copied and pasted from a word document into the space provided in the online form.
  • Images and tables cannot be included.
  • We recommend that the abstract is carefully compiled and thoroughly checked, in particular with regard to the list of authors, before submission in order to avoid last minute changes.
  • The submission of an abstract carries with it the obligation that it is presented at Research Week by the author.


$50 will be awarded to best poster presenter
$100 will be awarded to best oral presenter