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In person, BMA House, London
Date: Thursday 8 and Friday 9 December 2022
The BMJ Research Forum requests your support for social media promotion of our inaugural event.

BMJ is proud to draw on its 180-year history of delivering trusted health research to the global community by hosting the inaugural BMJ Research Forum.  

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Stand out line up of speakers & new sessions added.  Hear from Chris Whitty, watch Rory Cellan-Jones chair his #Parkinsonsdisease research panel, & learn how research sandpits can inspire new ideas >>

@CMO_England @ruskin147 @ESRC @bmj_latest #BMJRF

Reshare on LinkedIn The BMJ Research Forum has a stand out line up speakers for this amazing two-day event –, including Christopher Whitty opening the programme, and Rory Cellan-Jones chairing the #Parkinson‘s  disease research panel. Steve Gentleman from the UK Brain bank will be joined by colleagues from the world of funding, clinical research and policymaking to describe how they work together to deliver impactful research, and what the future looks like for patients.

You can also learn what funders are doing to make sure their money brings results: Ken Gabriel from Wellcome Leap keynotes on day 2, explaining why and how they are bringing business to research funding.

Katherine Freeman from the ESRC: Economic and Social Research Council will also talk about how research sandpits can bring about new ideas, new collaborations, and real impact.

View the programme and register before the early bird deadline of 4 November:  


Suggested social media posts 



Reshare 📢How can we improve the dialogue that prevents research from finding its way into practice? Find answers to the most pertinent facing the health and research communities at our newest event @hjsurana @bmj_latest #BMJRF▶️🐦Early bird prices end soon:

Reshare🎤🗣️Join @CMO_England @elinhafdavies @profbuchan @charlot_summers Adam Tickell and Ken Gabriel at the BMJ Research Forum this Dec 8 & 9 to learn how to achieve real world impact from health research. Book now #BMJRF

The BMJ Research Forum is the place to be this December. Bringing the research community together, our newest event will be led by a host of world-class speakers who will spark debate about what matters the most to the health and research communities. Tickets selling fast ⏰ so register today ➡️ #BMJRF

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Delivering ways to improve research culture, and strengthen research integrity. BMJ Research Forum conference has limited capacity, so be sure to register your attendance soon: #BMJRF

🗣️ It’s time to open the conversation around how we can collectively streamline processes, improve research culture, and strengthen research integrity. Benefit from interactive workshops, fireside chats, roundtables and dedicated Q&A sessions at the BMJ Research Forum #BMJRF

Registration for the BMJ Research Forum in London is now open. 
Click to find out more and reserve your place. #BMJRF

Calling all funders  📢| Attend our newest event designed to support your decision making process in approving research grants and funding and monitoring research projects. Register today ➡ #BMJRF

Join our two day event bringing together people from across the health and research ecosystem.
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Take part in the BMJ Research Forum on Thursday 8 and Friday 9 December 2022, bringing together the health and research ecosystem.
Find out more #BMJRF



.BMJ [@please tag] is proud to launch our inaugural BMJ Research Forum, held at BMA House, London on the 8 and 9 December. During the two days, we will bring together key players from across the health research community all joining us in our aim to drive real-world impact from research. Find out more: #BMJRF See you there! 


There is still time to register for BMJ Research Forum. Hear from speakers including Professor Chris Whitty (UK Government), Ken Gabriel (Wellcome Leap), Adam Tickell (University of Birmingham) and Dr Elin Haf Davis (Apartio). Join us and the research community to unite in the common aim of creating real world impact from health research. #BMJRF


Twitter handles

  • Sir Chris Whitty @CMO_England 
  • Kamran Abbasi @KamranAbbasi
  • Nazrul Islam @_Nazrul_Islam
  • Dr Helen Surana @hjsurana
  • Dr Sophie Cook @sophiecook80
  • Paul Wicks, Ph.D @PaulWicks
  • Chris Jones @Chris_EJones
  • Dr Elin Haf Davies @elinhafdavies 
  • Iain Buchan @profbuchan 
  • Charlotte Summers @charlot_summers 
  • Natalie Banner @natalie_banner
  • Emma Flynn @EgfEmma
  • Vahé Nafilyan @Vnafilyan @ONS
  • Shomari Lewis-Wilson @ShomariLW @wellcometrust
  • Dr Sarah Hughes @SarahHughesSLT @CPROR_UoB
  • Tauseef Mehrali @LeoAfricanus
  • Martin Knapp @Knappem @LSEHealthPolicy
  • Rory-Cellan Jones @ruskin147

Relevant BMJ journals

  • BMJ Global Health
  • Medical Humanities
  • BMJ Q&S
  • BJSM
  • BMJ Medicine
  • BMJ Leader
  • BMJ Innovations
  • STI and BMJ SRH (trainee editor programme)
  • ARD and RMD Open (reviewer mentoring programme)
  • BMJ Open 
  • EJHP


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