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The BASCD Borrow Foundation Early Career Poster Award


BASCD has received grant funding from the Borrow Foundation

(    to establish a new poster award

The BASCD Borrow Foundation Early Career Poster Award


This award will be presented at the annual BASCD Autumn Scientific Meeting.

Posters submitted for the 2018 Autumn conference will be eligible for this award and the closing date for abstract submission has been extended to 12 noon on Monday 24th September

For full guidance on submitting an abstract see Latest News


The prize is to be awarded to BASCD members presenting a poster on topics relevant to population oral health, health improvement, oral health care and policy and based on originality of the concept, potential impact and engagement with the principles of public health.

The poster prize is open to BASCD members from academic and non-academic institutions in their early careers e.g. undergraduates, clinical fellows, trainees and those undertaking Masters and PhD degrees. This includes dentists, DCPs and any other groups with an interest in public health.


The Prize winner will:-

  • Receive a prize of £200 and;
  • Be offered support to participate at the congress of the European Association of Dental Public Health (EADPH) held in the following year, with such support:
  • Being provided to meet reasonable expenses for travel, accommodation, subsistence and congress registration, up to a maximum of £1,750;
  • Being conditional on the acceptance by EADPH of an abstract for a poster or oral presentation, and that presentation being made by the awardee.


BASCD President, Derek Richards said

“We are very grateful to the Borrow Foundation for their support in developing this new award which supports BASCD’s objectives of developing future leaders and encouraging young researchers in the field of population oral health. “