JSAP / PetSavers stream

5 April 2016

Calling all budding and experienced clinical researchers. The JSAP/PetSavers stream in the Kingston Theatre on Saturday 9th April will address many of the issues facing those conducting clinical research.


08:30 – 10:10
PetSavers current research

These sessions will provide an opportunity to hear about some of the current research that is being funded by PetSavers as well as the process of planning and undertaking research from recent recipients of PetSavers grants.

Masters Degree by Research – Does paracetamol reduce peri-operative pain in dogs?

Covering clinical research and its challenges and rewards
Jo Murrell and Mariana Pacheco

Clinical Research Project – Cat bite abscess: when and when not to prescribe antibacterials
Mark Maltman

Student Projects

Scratching that itch: elucidating the spinal cord injury which causes reflex “phantom&” scratching in canine syringomyelia; and Forebrain conformation changes in Chiari-like malformation
Chloe Cross, Zoe Nalborczyk, Clare Rusbridge


11:05 – 12:45
Talk your way to the top: how to give a successful oral presentation

Iain Grant, Gerry Polton


14:05 – 14:50
How JSAP can aid progress in small animal medicine and surgery

Nick Jeffery

15:00 – 15:45
How to get ethical review if you don’t work at a University

Sophie Adamantos, Samantha Morgan, Bradley Viner
This session will provide information on the RCVS Ethics review panel that is currently being set up to provide ethical review to veterinary surgeons and veterinary nurses in small animal practice.


16:50 – 18:30
Everything you ever wanted to know about research but were afraid to ask
Julian Hoad (Chair), Rachel Dean, Ronan Doyle (TBC), Nick Jeffery, Sue Paterson
A chance to ask a panel with experience of research from different perspectives any questions in relation to planning, undertaking and publishing research.

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