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Schottlander Oral Presentation

The British Society of Prosthodontics, in association with Schottlander, offer an annual prize of £1,000, together with a certificate, to the principal author of an oral presentation given at the annual conference of the society.

Details
All applicants must be current members of the society and have been a member since at least the year before the conference takes place (ie. for the conference in 2024, they must have joined BSSPD in 2023 or earlier). Applications for this award are sought from members of the society and especially but not exclusively from those in training positions. Previous winners cannot re-apply.

All applicants must submit a structured abstract of their presentation prior to the closing date of Midnight on 31st January 2024 for the shortlisting procedure which will be undertaken by a panel of society judges under the chairmanship of the Awards Administrator.

Up to three successful candidates will be given a full conference attendance fee reduction of £100. For 2024, the successful candidates will give their presentations via a webinar which will be held on Monday 4th March 2024 at 6.30pm. The judging panel will be watching the webinar and the winning candidate will be announced at the conference (and asked to give their presentation on the main stage).

Application Procedure

  1. Candidates should upload their structured abstract via the abstract submission page.
  2. The judging panel will review the applications and all applicants will be informed of the outcome
  3. Sucessful candidates will be given a booking reduction code to allow them to access a reduced conference fee.
  4. Successful candidates must have booked into the conference before the date of the prize webinar takes place.

Guidance Notes

  • Candidates may present on any unpublished topic related to Prosthodontics although some research emphasis should be included where possible 
  • Candidates are required to submit a ppt or pdf file of their draft presentation once requested to do so by the chair of the judging panel. 
  • The candidate must have had a direct involvement in the matter presented and where other clinicians been involved, the extent of their contribution must be acknowledged.
  • It is expected that the candidate who submits the abstract is the candidate who presents it.
  • Presentations will be of 20 minutes duration and will be followed by 5-10 minutes of questions by members of the judging panel.

The judges will be looking for:

  • the degree of complexity and innovation involved
  • good research methodology
  • knowledge and understanding of the material presented
  • the clarity and structure of the presentation
  • the candidate's ability to discuss and reflect on the presentation material.
 

Rosanna Busuttil

Above: Rosanna Busuttil who was the winner of the 2023 Schottlander oral prize.

Previous winners:

  • Mr A C Watkinson (1986)
  • Dr C J Watson (1987)
  • Mr P A Jones (1988)
  • Dr J P Newton (1989)
  • Dr V Piddock (1990)
  • Mr J J Collis (1991)
  • Dr M Barsby (1992)
  • Dr H Devlin (1993)
  • Ms C Brookman (1994)
  • Mr C W Barclay (1995)
  • Dr D R Radford (1996)
  • Miss T Leung (1997)
  • Mrs J Haywood (1998)
  • Mr C Stokes (2000)
  • Miss F Kellet (2001)
  • Dr J Morris (2002)
  • Dr P Smith (2003)
  • Dr A Juszczyk (2004)
  • Dr A Johal (2005)
  • Dr H Craddock (2006)
  • Dr D Newsom (2007)
  • Dr J Field (2008)
  • Dr K Gadhia (2009)
  • Mr S Brindley (2010)
  • Mr A Artopoulos (2011)
  • Dr G Brock (2012)
  • Mr G Calvert (2013)
  • Dr G McKenna (2014)
  • Mr A Keeling (2015)
  • Dr V Hannah (2016)
  • Miss J Beaumont (2017)
  • Mr C Butterworth (2018)
  • Mr I Papadopoulos (2018)
  • Dr S Del Monte (2019)
  • Dr Thomas Gill (2020/1)
  • Dr Noushad Rahim (2022)
  • Dr Rosanna Busuttil (2023)