BALR Summer Meeting 2022

Register here for the British Association for Lung Research 2022


About this event

If you are a Respiratory Researcher then please join us in Liverpool on the  20th and 21st of September  2022 for a celebration of the latest scientific and clinical research 


From bench to breathing:

The Ins and Outs of the Lungs – cell science to saturations across the world.

BALR 2022 conference celebrates both BALR’s 40th and LSTM’s 125th anniversaries.

Key themes to be covered are global lung research, future career success, infection, allergy and ageing in lung diseases, respiratory challenge models and vaccines.

In addition to our usual competitions for PGR and Early Career researchers we also have a mid-career researcher competition.




We are delighted to provide you with a free accommodation booking service. Liverpool Convention Bureau is the official accommodation booking provider for BALR 2022. This is a flexible service which allows you to book accommodation to suit your needs and budget. Special rates have been negotiated at a number of hotels.


This accommodation website will be open until 7th August 2022; we recommended booking early to ensure you are able to select your preferred accommodation option. Through this website you can book, modify, or cancel your reservation and receive instant confirmation.


The Novotel Paddington Village (adjacent to the conference venue The Spine) is currently under construction, due for completion in Spring 2022. Delegates will be updated once this hotel has been added as an accommodation option.  In the meantime, you may wish to secure a hotel booking to suit your requirements and budget confident this can be amended at a later date.

No payment is required at the time of booking. Secure your rooms by credit/debit card guarantee and pay the accommodation provider directly on arrival, alternatively you may arrange pre-payment by requesting a pro-forma invoice where payment must be made 14 days prior to arrival.


If you wish to make a group booking, or you are experiencing any difficulties in completing your booking online, please contact the Liverpool Convention Bureau team at or on 00 44(0)151 233 5933. The exclusive rates are only available when booked via Liverpool Convention Bureau.


Social Event & Networking:

On the 20th of Sep 2022 the Liverpool Respiratory Research Team will be hosting a free social event open to all delegates attending in person. This will include a  Tour of Liverpool and a light dinner at Imagine More Café Strawberry Fields,  and includes access to the  exhibition.

This event will start at the close of Day 1 from 3.30pm until 6.00/6.30pm. Collection and drop off at conference venue, The Spine Liverpool.

Online networking event to be announced for delegates joining remotely in 2022.


Useful Links & Information:

Conference Venue – The Spine

About Knowledge Quarter Liverpool (KQ Liverpool)


Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine

Novotel Paddington Village – Further information will be available in 2022

BALR keynote speakers – Details to follow in 2022


Car Parking near The Spine:

Q park the Royal

Mount Pleasant car park

Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral car park


Online networking event to be announced for delegates joining remotely.

Contact the organiser