Abstract Instructions

MSRD 2017 abstract submission has been extended to November 11th, 2016, 11:59pm.

The online portal for submission is now OPEN.

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You can ONLY submit one abstract for MSRD 2017. We will not accept multiple abstract submissions.
Please indicate whether you want to be considered for oral presentation in registration form.
Note that you do NOT have to be a CREMS student to submit an abstract. CPPH research projects, summer research projects, international research projects and other research projects are acceptable.

Abstract Format

Use the following submission form template:
You must adhere to the following rules:
(1) Font: Arial Size 10
(2) TITLE must be CAPITALIZED and bolded
(3) Author names should be written as 1st initial followed by period, and then Last Name (ex: Jane Jaime Doe --> J. J. Doe)
(4) Superscripts must be used to indicate affiliations
(5) Name of presenting student should be bolded
(6) Abstract must have the following headings CAPITALIZED and bolded: INTRODUCTION (or BACKGROUND), OBJECTIVE, METHODS, RESULTS, and CONCLUSION (or DISCUSSION). If you believe your research is best presented in an unstructured abstract format you may submit an unstructured abstract as long as it meets the rest of the criteria.
(7) MAX. characters with spaces: 2250 (this includes the title, author names and affiliations, subheadings from point 6 above, and the research)
(8) Save the document in WORD format, titled: "Last Name, First Name - MSRD 2017 Abstract"
(9) You must write inside the box provided ONLY.
Click here to see a sample abstract.