Ramazzini Prize

Abstract guidelines

All Occupational and Environmental Medicine trainees must complete their Ramazzini Presentation during the course of their Advanced Training. 

The Research Project is to be submitted in the year the trainee plans to undertake the presentation.

Abstract submissions must be provided in the prescribed format.

Abstracts that don't meet the required format will be returned to the applicant for amendment and reconsidered again upon resubmission.

Format requirements

All abstract must be submitted as text only.

Abstract title

Title is to be short and informative, containing major keywords, in 14 points Times New Roman, sentence case, bold and justified.

Author's names

To be formatted with the author's family name and then first initial in 12 point Times New Roman. The presenting author's name should appear in bold. Superscript numbers must be used to indicate the author's institution.

Style example
Smith B1, Pattermore M2 and Ward L2

1University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW  2University of Queensland, St Lucia, QLD
Author's organisation/institutions

Detail the city, state and country (in this order) of the organisations/institutions and appropriate superscript numbers. Don't include degrees or professional titles, for example Dr or Prof.

Abstract text

Must be in 10 point Times New Roman, single-spaced and justified. Abstracts are to be a maximum of 250 words, excluding headers.

The abstract should address:

  1. Background
  2. Objectives
  3. Methodology
  4. Results
  5. Discussion/conclusion

Reference should not be included.

Use standard abbreviations only within the body of the abstract. When using abbreviations spell out the name in full at the first mention and follow with the abbreviation in parenthesis. Abbreviations may be used in the title, provided the name in full is outlined in the body of the abstract. Capitalise the first letter of trade names.

Care should be taken to ensure high quality English expression and grammar.

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