European Association for Endoscopic Surgery and other Interventional Techniques

Research Sandpit

EAES Research Sandpit 2023

The call for the EAES Research Sandpit 2023 is closed. The selected participants will be announced shortly.

Outline of programme:

– Top 20 candidates will be selected to participate in EAES Research Sandpit.
– Selected candidates will receive complimentary registration for the EAES congress 2023 Roma.
– During the Research Sandpit, candidates will be divided into 4 groups of 5 candidates. Each group will work together through the afternoon to develop a project proposal and a 3-minute presentation (pitch) to be given to the EAES Research panel at the end of the Sandpit.
– Each group will receive facilitation and support during the proposal development with members of the EAES Research committee.
– The presentation will be followed by 7 minutes of questions and discussion by the EAES Research panel.

One project will be selected for EAES support over the following year (2023 to 2024):

– 10,000 Euro of funding will be made available to the research team to deliver the project.
– The research team will benefit from mentorship by members of the EAES Research committee, to support training and delivery of the project.
– At the end of the project, publication must be submitted to Surgical Endoscopy.

Programme Research Sandpit 2023

20th June – Morning session

10.00 – 12.20 Session 1: EAES research clinic

10:00 – 10:10  Introduction – Tan Arumpalam (UK)
10:10 – 10:30  Writing for publication – Stavros Antoniou (Greece)
10:30 – 10:50  Getting research funding – Suzanne Gisbertz (NL)
10:50 – 11:10  Collaborating with industry in research – Alan Karthikesalingam (UK)
11:10 – 11:30  Building research programme – George B. Hanna (UK)
11:30 – 11:50  Establishing research network in 2022 – Delia Cortes-Guiral (Spain)
11:50 – 12:10  The young academic surgical career – Sheraz R. Markar (UK)
12:10 – 12:20  Concluding remarks and questions

20th June – Afternoon session

13:15 – 17.15 Session 2; EAES research committee sandpit

Panellists; Sheraz R. Markar, Tan Arumpalam, Stavros Antoniou, Suzanne Gisbertz, George B Hanna
13:15 – 16:15 Breakout project development
16:15 – 16:55 Presentation and discussion
16:55 – 17:15 Discussion and presentation of award

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