Student Symposium 2020

Student Symposium 2020

The Royal Women’s Hospital
Student Symposium 2020

November 16-17   - online event -

The Student Symposium (previously known as Research Week) showcases the diverse range of clinical and translational research undertaken at the Women’s by our own research students.

This year we’re doing things a little differently, due to COVID-19. A virtual Research Poster Gallery will be on display in the lead up to the Symposium. The top 20 research posters will be selected and presented in online events during November.

Royal Women’s Hospital Student Symposium Awards

⭐    Best undergraduate student poster and oral presentation ($500)

⭐    Best postgraduate student poster and oral presentation ($500)

⭐    Best designed poster ($300)

⭐    People’s choice (includes posters not selected for oral presentation) ($300)


Virtual Research Poster Gallery 2-17 November

Student Symposium

  • Monday 16 November 4-5pm
  • Tuesday 17 November 4-5pm

The online symposium will be composed of short presentations (3 minutes) followed by 2 minutes of questions. 

Call for student research posters

Poster Presentations

  1. Submit your poster titles by Thursday 15 October.
  1. Research poster submission close Friday 23 October.

The poster will be displayed in an online gallery prior to the symposium.

Poster guidelines

  • A poster format of landscape orientation is preferred, as it is easier to view on a computer screen
  • A poster template is available to use and/or modify. Download the poster template
  • Submit your poster electronically in pdf format
  • Submit your electronic poster (pdf) by 5pm on Friday 23 October to

Oral presentations

The top 20 research posters will be selected for oral presentation.

Students will be informed of selection by Friday 30 October.

The oral presentation format is similar to the 3 minute thesis presentation.

Presentation guideline

  • 3 minute presentation
  • 1 slide (only)
  • 2 minutes of questions

More details on oral presentation to come.

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