Abstract submission

The closing date for abstract submissions is 5 pm on Friday 26th November, 2021. Abstracts can be submitted by email using the following linksubmit abstract . Important details about the naming of the abstract and identification with general Themes and Systems are provided below.

Themes and Systems

Abstracts are invited under general Themes and Systems (please see Programme page for more detail). The general Themes are:

  • Biomechanics
  • Biomaterials
  • Bioelectronics and Biosensors
  • Mechanobiology and Cell mechanics
  • Regenerative Medicine
  • Imaging
  • Other

where “System” is one of the following physiological systems

  • Musculoskeletal
  • Cardiovascular
  • Nervous (to include neural)
  • Other

A one page abstract should be completed using the supplied MS Word template.  The template also captures information about the researcher (e.g. whether the researcher is a PhD/Postdoc/EI Medal applicant). For this reason, please place an X in the relevant fields in the template header. 

When saving your file prior to submission, please use the following scheme to construct your filename:

Theme-System-Surname_Initials.docx

For example, a study on bone mechanics submitted by “F.J O’Brien” should have the following filename:

Biomechanics-Musculoskeletal-O’Brien_F.J.docx

Abstract queries

All queries regarding abstract submission can be submitted using the following link: submit abstract query.

Engineers Ireland Medal

The Engineers Ireland Biomedical Research Medal is awarded annually to a PhD student deemed to be making a significant contribution to the field of biomedical engineering research as evidenced by the submission of a research paper and delivery of a presentation summarising his/her work.  The winner will receive the commemorative medal and will also be invited to publish the research paper in the Engineers Journal, the official publication of Engineers Ireland.  In addition, they will receive a €1,500 honorarium.  (DePuy Synthes ?) is generously sponsoring the 2022 event.

The 2022 Medal will be presented at the 27th Annual Conference of the Section of Bioengineering of Royal Academy of Medicine in Ireland (Bioengineering in Ireland) which will be held at The Galmont Hotel, January 21st-22nd 2022. Finalists will be shortlisted for the award based on submission of an abstract for the conference and the shortlisted finalists will be invited to submit a six page research paper and will present their research in a plenary session on the opening day of the conference.

The abstract submission deadline for the EI Biomedical Research Medal is November 26th, 2021.  Details of eligibility for submission, assessment criteria, and requirements for submission are included in this document.

Please address specific queries to Prof. David Hoey using this link: submit EI Medal Query.