Abstracts Submissions

Abstract Submission Instructions for the BAS Annual Meeting:

Deadline for submission: Monday 25 June 2018

This year’s meeting will include an Early Career Investigator Award session, where the top six ranked abstracts submitted by early career investigators will be allocated 10 minute oral presentations.

Prizes and Awards:
There will be a Michael J. Davies award for the best oral abstract presentation who will receive a commemorative certificate and cheque in the sum of £300.
The top 5 Young Investigator abstract presenters will receive a commemorative certificate.
The top poster presenter will also receive a commemorative certificate and cheque in the sum of £100 from the Binks Trust.

Oral session – There will be one session of 6 oral abstracts during the programme on Thursday afternoon taking the form of a 10 minute presentation followed by 5 minutes of questions.

Poster session – There will be a poster session held during the pre dinner drinks reception on Thursday where authors are asked to attend but otherwise posters will be available to view throughout the meeting.

These will be shown on PORTRAIT sized boards measuring 90cm wide x 200cm high.
Submitted abstracts will be blind marked by the a select committee and presenting authors will be notified of the selection made by end July.


IF YOU ARE THE PRESENTING ABSTRACT AUTHOR, presenting either in oral or poster form, BAS membership should be applied for during abstract submission window (i.e. by 25th June) in order to register at the published discounted student/junior member rates.  If you register after 25th June, the full price non member rate will apply. Applications can be made on line: http://www.britathsoc.org/membership/

Submission instructions:

  1. Use single-spaced typing of 12 pitch (point) type of normal lettering.
  2. Put the title of the abstract in UPPER CASE
  3. Use upper and lower case for the authors’ surnames preceded by initial(s), and denote the name(s) of department, institution and address.
  4. Indicate the presenting author using an asterisk.
  5. Leave a blank line before the main text
  6. The main text should include the rationale for the study, methodology, results and conclusions.
  7. Citations, which should be kept to a minimum, should be numbered sequentially in the text.
  8. Acknowledgements may be included at the end.
  9. Avoid abbreviations; if used, they must be defined.
  10. Abstracts longer than 250 words will not be considered.
  11. We can only accept files in Microsoft Word format or Adobe Acrobat PDF format.

Abstracts which do not conform to the guidelines will not be accepted.

Please submit your abstract using the on line form below for the BAS Annual Meeting.
You will receive a confirmatory on-screen message if your abstract has been sent successfully.
Abstract submission deadline: Monday 25 June 2018
Abstracts which do not conform to the guidelines will not be accepted.


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Your Abstract

Abstract Title:

Authors Listing:


Body of Abstract:

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Is it LESS than 10 yrs from completion of your PhD?