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Call for abstracts


The ICC Birmingham

Your research could be a part of Physiotherapy UK 2020

Abstract submission dates for 2020 will be announced soon.

We are now recruiting abstract reviewers for Physiotherapy UK 2020. 

If you are interested then please complete our application form.

Useful resources

PTUK and the art of abstracts

CSP education adviser Nina Paterson offers an in-depth guide on to how to submit an abstract.

E-bites for research

The CSP Learning hub has guides to:

  • submitting an abstract – this includes tips on how abstracts are reviewed
  • presenting at a conference

CAHPR top tips

CAHPR's top ten tips series offer brief summary advice on key topics for novice, early career and experienced researchers. This series is written and produced by CAHPR hubs and covers:

  • seeking ethical approval
  • getting your abstract accepted
  • preparing a scientific poster

Equator Network

A one-stop-shop for writing and publishing high-impact health research, where you can find:

  • reporting guidelines
  • improve your writing
  • join our courses
  • run your own training course
  • enhance your peer review
  • implement guidelines

Getting into research

Every practising CSP member is involved in assessing research evidence. Taking a step into presenting or doing research might not be as daunting as it looks, says CSP adviser Nina Paterson.

2018 Physiotherapy UK abstracts

All of the abstracts from the 2018 conference have been published as an online supplement of the Physiotherapy Journal.

2020 Poster Awards

We are pleased to announce Elsevier will be sponsoring awards for the best poster in each conference theme. If your abstract is accepted for presentation as a poster, you may be able to enter the awards. The highest scoring abstracts will be eligible and shortlisted. Look out for an invitation in August.

Winners will receive a free, one-year subscription to an online Elsevier journal of their choice and will be presented with a certificate at the conference.