Abstract Submissions

BAS Annual meeting 2020 Live
Thursday 17 – Friday 18 September

Abstract Submission Instructions for the Annual 2020 Meeting:

Abstract submission is now closed.
Authors will be notified of the outcome by early September.

There will be scheduled Young Investigator oral presentations on both Thursday and Friday.

The BAS committee are looking forward to receiving additional abstract submissions for the live on line BAS young investigator competition.

In spite of the COVID-19 pandemic, this is a great opportunity for early career investigators from all over the world to publicise their research to journal editors, potential reviewers, collaborators and peers from the cardiovascular research community and beyond.

Abstract presenters that are not selected for oral presentation this year will be encouraged to resubmit their work for the 2021 meeting.

Submitted abstracts will be blind marked by a select committee and presenting authors will be notified of the selection made by end August.


IF YOU ARE THE PRESENTING ABSTRACT AUTHOR, presenting in oral format, BAS membership should be applied for during abstract submission window (ie by Thurs 20 August) in order to register Applications can be made on line: https://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.

Abstract submission is now closed.