QMU, London

Platelet Society ECR Meeting

23rd April 2020, Queen Mary University, London.


A platform to showcase the latest advances in platelet and megakaryocyte biology, network with other early career researchers and to discuss career path options. We look forward to welcoming you to London!


Queen Mary University , London

The venue  for the meeting is the Blizard Institute, part of the Whitechapel campus of Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry. 

Meeting Organisers

Dr Paul Armstrong

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

Blizard Institute,

Queen Mary University of London

Email: p.c.armstrong@qmul.ac.uk



Dr Kirk Taylor

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

National Heart and Lung Institute

Imperial College London

Email: Kirk.taylor@imperial.ac.uk


Confirmed Speakers

Professor Patricia Munroe

Professor of Molecular Medicine, Queen Mary University London

Topic: Academic Careers/CV masterclass

Dr Suze Kundu

Head of Public Engagement, Digital Science

Topic: Public enganement and non-academic career paths

Dr Nick Kirkby

Research Fellow, Imperial College London

Topic: Academic careers – BHF intermediate fellowships

Dr Amanda Unsworth

Lecturer, Manchester Metropolitan University

Topic: New University lecturer – academic careers


Our Meeting Sponsors


The location of the Blizard Institute and information for getting there can be accessed from the link below. 

Travel and Directions



Abstract Submissions

Abstracts will be selected for oral presentations. Please submit your abstract using the link below. Abstract submission will close at midday on the 14th Feb.

Abstract submission form



Some photos from our previous ECR meeting in Manchester. Click on a photo to see more