Postgraduate Symposium XV - Biological and Medicinal Chemistry Symposium for Postgraduates 2021

10 December 2021 10:00-16:25, United Kingdom



This virtual meeting will comprise of a webinar featuring oral and poster presentations from PhD students and post-doctoral workers researching in biological or medicinal chemistry. In addition, the agenda will feature invited keynote speakers from industry and academia. Posters with audio commentaries will be hosted on a dedicated webpage. There will be an opportunity for registered delegates to interact with the poster presenters on the day of the webinar via the GrapeVine platform.

Call for Abstracts

If you are interested in presenting your relevant PhD or post-doctoral work as a talk or poster, in addition to registering, please submit a single-page abstract in Microsoft Word format, using the abstract template available for download. When complete, please submit your abstract via the link provided on the form. The deadline for abstract submission is Monday, 27th September. Those selected by the Organising Committee to give oral or poster presentations will be notified by Friday, 29th October.  

Registration Open - Book Now

Registration is free, due to the generosity of our industrial sponsors. To secure your place at this popular event, please register via the "Book Now" button above by no later than Friday, 26th November 2021. Places will be alocated on a "first come, first served" basis.


The judges will be awarding prizes of £500 for the best oral presentation and £250 for the best poster. These will be announced at the end of the webinar.

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Outline programme

Posters with recorded audio commentaries will be available online from Monday, 6th December.

The webinar on Friday 10th December will consist of ten oral presentations delivered live (eight postgraduate and two keynote). Each 15-minute postgraduate talk will be followed by 5 minutes for questions.  In each session there will also be a 20-minute keynote talk from an industrial or academic chemist.

There will be an opportunity for registered delegates to interact with the poster presenters between webinar sessions via the GrapeVine platform.

Friday, 10th December
10.00 Welcome, opening remarks and online housekeeping announcement TBC
First session
Session Chair:  TBC
10.10 Postgraduate lecture 1 TBC
10.30 Postgraduate lecture 2 TBC
10.50 Postgraduate lecture 3 TBC
11.10 Postgraduate lecture 4 TBC
11.30 Keynote lecture 1 TBC

12.00 Lunch break and networking with poster presenters (via Grapevine)

Second session
Session Chair: TBC
14.00 Brief introduction, announcements, and housekeeping reminder 
14.05 Postgraduate lecture 5 TBC
14.25 Postgraduate lecture 6 TBC
14.45 Postgraduate lecture 7 TBC
15.05 Postgraduate lecture 8 TBC
15.25 Keynote lecture 2 TBC
15.55 Closing remarks
16.10 Announcement of prize-winners
16.25 Close

Cancellation Policy

Out of courtesy to the organisers, please let us know if you are no longer able to attend or if your place will be taken by someone else.  A minimum of seven days' notice would be much appreciated.  Acknowledgements will be sent within two weeks.


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