NASA 2021 Virtual Congress: Call For Abstracts - Instructions To Authors

Please note all abstracts (for oral- or poster presentation) must be submitted on-line via the website www.nasacongresses.co.za

  • The deadline for the submission of abstracts is 16 April March 2021. Registrars and postgraduate students are specifically invited to present.
  • All appropriate abstracts will be reviewed by the Scientific Committee.
  • All abstracts received will be acknowledged, and authors will be sent acceptance or rejection letters by the 22 of April 2021.
  • Please note that presenting authors of accepted abstracts must be registered delegates. Registration costs are for the presenter’s own expense.

Instructions to Authors

1. Each abstract must clearly state the following:
   a. Abstract title (the title of the abstract must not exceed 25 words)
   b. Full details of authors. The name of the presenting author must appear first in the list of authors
   c. Affiliation of all authors
   d. Contact details of first author (telephone numbers, e-mail address etc.)

2. Abstracts must be typed in English, single line spacing.

3. The body of the text must not exceed 350 words (this excludes the information listed in point 1) and, using paragraph style

4.Please adhere to the following format:
- Introduction: should be brief and informative and state the aim of the study
- Methods: include a description of subjects and research methodology
- Results: outline the findings of the study supported by statistics as appropriate. Do not use figures, graphs or tables in the abstract. The data provided must be sufficient to permit peer review of the abstract
- Conclusion: provide summary and relevance of the main findings

All accepted abstracts will be published without further editing. Abstracts that do not adhere to the specific format will not be published.

Prizes will be awarded for the best abstract presentation (poster & oral)