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Hot Topics

As part of ESPE Connect Online we will showcase new, high-quality research in our Hot Topics sessions.

If you would like to submit a paper for consideration to be presented, it must fit within the following criteria:

  • The paper must be in-press or has been accepted for publication or recently (< 6 months) published in a journal
  • The paper must have a list impact factor of 3.5 or above
  • The author must be an early to mid-career researcher
  • Submitters/ presenters must be:
    • less than ten years post-award of post-graduate MD or PHD degrees
    • 5 years post-qualification as a specialist (board certification, CCST or equivalent)


The deadline for the Hot Topics submissions is: Monday 7 September 2020 (23:59 BST).

If accepted for a Hot Topic session, the presenting author must be able to record their presentation using Loom in mp4 format and submit it by Monday 28 September 2020 (23:59 BST).