Conference Theme

The title and theme for the conference will be “Curing the “incurable”. Interdisciplinary approaches to research”.

The NIHR Nottingham CRF  has a unique hub and spoke model. They operate a network of facilities across two campuses, with easy access to medical expertise across a multi-site hospital.

East Midlands Conference Center, Nottingham

De Vere Orchard Hotel, next to East Midlands Conference Centre

Conference Speakers

Confirmed speakers at the Conference include:


  • Dr Louise Wood, Director of Science, Research and Evidence, Department of Health and Social Care
  • Simon Denegri, NIHR Director for Patients, Carers and the Public
  • Professor Paul Dimitri, CRN Children’s Speciality Lead and Director of Research and Innovation at Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust
  • Professor Ian Macdonald, Professor of Metabolic Physiology at the University of Nottingham
  • Dr Gisli Jenkins, Professor of Experimental Medicine at University of Nottingham

East Midlands Conference Center Theatre Hall

East Midlands Conference Centre, Side Room for Parallel Sessions

Poster and Parallel Session Submissions

The deadline for submitting poster and parallel sessions has now passed.

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