Glasgow Paediatric Research Day 2024


The 15th Glasgow Paediatric Research Day will be held on Friday 8th November 2024, in the Teaching & Learning Centre, located on the Royal Hospital for Children and Queen Elizabeth University Hospital Campus, 1345 Govan Road, Glasgow.  

This year,  we will see the event marking 100 years of the Samson Gemmell Chair of Child Health with the theme focusing on Academic Paediatrics, Past, Present and Future.  Invited speakers include Professor Lawrence Weaver, Professor Chris Halsey and Professor  Faisal Ahmed.


  • The origins and development of academic paediatrics in Glasgow - Professor Lawrence Weaver, Samson Gemmell Chair of Child Health  1996 - 2011
  • Bringing treatment of central nervous system leukaemia into the 21st century - Professor Chris Halsey, Professor of Paediatric Haemato-Oncology & Head of School, Cancer Sciences
  • Academic paediatric research – The world is your oyster’ - Professor Faisal Ahmed, Samson Gemmell Chair of Child Health 2011 - present


Submit an abstract for oral communication or poster - abstract submission page closes Friday 13th September 2024

Free Eventbrite Registration - closes Thursday 7th November 2024

RCPCH application will be submitted for CPD accreditation in line with current RCPCH guidelines

Prizes awarded for best and runner-up oral and poster presentations

Certificates of attendance will be issued on completion of webropol online survey 


For any queries related to the event, please contact Karyn Cooper, Child Health Section Administrator.


                                                                                                                                               Updated 10/6/2024