Research Day 2018

MERCAT Research Study Day

Friday October 26th 2018

Royal Derby Hospital


Our first ever research day! We hope it will be informative, useful and enjoyable!

Many thanks for your support from the MERCAT Committee & Research Day Team:

Dr Laura Carrick (Chair)

Dr Yavor Metodiev

Dr Joel Swindin

Dr Zoe Whitman

Dr Kathleen Mulcahy

Dr Nick Plummer

Dr Brett Doleman

Dr Samantha Moore

Also many thanks to Dr Mike Jarvis for his support with MERCAT and the initial idea behind this day, Mike has now moved to the West Midlands Deanery.


9:00 –9:15: Registration

9:15 –9:30: Introduction     

Dr Laura Carrick

9:30 –10:00: MERCAT and PATRN project updates       

Dr Laura Carrick

Dr Yavor Metodiev

Dr Joel Swindin

Dr Deborshi Sinha

10:00 –10:45: QI projects – workshop

Dr Elinor Wighton

10:45 –11:15: Statistics

Dr Brett Doleman

11:15 –12:00: Coffee break (Kindly provided by our sponsors) and Posters.

12:00 –12:30: Citizen science for the Anaesthetist

Prof. Iain Moppett

12:30 –13:00: Project pitches

13:00 –14:00: Lunch – Kindly provided by our sponsors

14:00 –14:30: How to get your manuscript published 

Prof. J. Thompson

14:30 –15:00: The experience of trainees in research 

Dr Chris Hebbes

Dr Martin Murphy

Dr Laura Carrick

15:00 –15:30: Coffee break – Kindly provided by our sponsors

15:30 –15:45: Project selection

15:45 –16:00: Close

16:00: MERCAT AGM.