You are invited to London Health Research Day

LHRD 2021 is going virtual, offering a wide range of workshops, a keynote lecture, and several days dedicated to research presentations. 

  • Research posters will be available to view from May 7 to May 18. 
  • Workshops and the keynote presentation will take place on May 11 from 10:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Register today for an opportunity to review research presentations or to take part in the workshops or keynote lecture. Due to a limited attendance capacity, pre-registration is required. Don’t miss your opportunity to take part in LHRD 2021!

Please note: If you are a poster presenter, you will receive an email from Janelle Pritchard with instruction on your pre-registration. Please follow directions as outlined in her communication for registration and to sign up for the sessions taking place on May 11.

Registration deadline is May 5, 2021



View the full event schedule.

Morning Workshops

10:15 – 11:45 a.m. – Workshop options:

Science to Business Network Presents (S2BN): Insights into Industry- Exploring Careers for Graduate Students
Hosted by S2BN London, this workshop features a panel of esteemed industry professionals who will discuss their unique career journeys, the skills and knowledge needed to excel in their positions, and steps graduate students can take to enter these industries and succeed. This 90-min session will consist of a panel discussion moderated by Dr. Bruce Seet, Director of Medical Affairs at Sanofi Pasteur and President of S2BN. The panel discussion will be followed by an opportunity to network and interact with the panelists.

Reforming Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in Academic and Professional Health Settings: Fundamentals, Gaps and Accountability
In this 90-minute interactive workshop, learn directly from advisors, experts, and trainees on how to adopt equity, diversity, and inclusion practices in academic and health research health settings.

The Lucille & Norton Wolf Health Research Lecture Series – featuring Andrew Au

12:00 – 1:30 p.m.

Andrew Au is a modern business leader who helps global blue-chip brands respond to the new culture and nature of work. During his keynote lecture, Andrew will share how digital transformation is providing new opportunities for innovation across the health care and health research sectors and how is it revolutionizing the ways we interact with each other, our teams, patients, and the broader community.

Afternoon Workshops

1:30 – 3:30 p.m. - Workshop options:

Knowledge Mobilization via The Conversation Canada
The Conversation Canada is a daily independent online publication, delivering analysis and explanatory journalism from the academic and research community directly to the public. Deputy Editor Hannah Hoag and Editor-in-Chief Scott White will explain the mission of The Conversation Canada, offer some background on how it helps academics with knowledge mobilization and give some tips on how to pitch a really great story idea. This is an interactive workshop where participants are encouraged to bring story ideas to discuss.

Interview Skills/Strategies for Academic and Non-academic Positions 
This workshop consists of two concurrent sessions focused on interview skills/strategies needed for academic and non-academic job positions. During the workshop, a panel of speakers who have vast proficiency in the recruitment process will share their experiences with attendees.