BSPD National Undergraduate Poster Prize

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Entry criteria

This competition is open to all dental and dental care professionals’ undergraduate students who are registered as a student at the time of abstract submission Students are expected to seek guidance of their supervisors/tutors prior to submitting their abstracts. There are governance issues around publishing case reports and clinical governance projects and therefore supervisors’ approval is essential to ensure compliance” to the abstract submission guidelines. A letter confirming the head of department approval is required to accompany all submissions.

Entry details

An abstract of clinical case, clinical governance or research project should be submitted electronically to the BSPD Conference Abstract and Prize Committee (CAPC) by the deadline given on the conference website in which the paper is to be presented. Abstracts should adhere to the format required for conference abstracts as described in the submission process.

Poster preparation

Posters will be displayed on a standard display board and should be A0 portrait (841 mm width by 1189 mm height).

Judging process

Abstracts will initially be appraised by the CAPC and up to ten entries, which best meet the entry criteria and standards, will be considered for up to 3 prizes at the annual scientific meeting study day supported by Teachers' Branch. Participants expected to attend to their poster during their allocated time and present for a 3 minutes. This will be followed by two minutes of questions. The judges will assess this and also assess the posters separately. Presenters and posters will be assessed according to standard.

Judging criteria