To support our society’s objectives BASCD is keen to encourage researchers in the field of population oral health.  To recognise this the society awards four categories of prizes on an annual basis. Entrants for these prizes are sought from all members of the society, although submissions from early stage career members are especially welcome. Specific details relating to each of the prizes and the selection process are detailed below.

The Roger Anderson poster prize

The Oral Health Promotion poster prize

The BASCD-Borrow Foundation Early Career Award

The Keith Woods Essay

Call for papers for poster presentation
Spring Scientific Meeting
11-12 April 2024
Greenwich, London

Submission deadline extended to Friday 8 March!!

You are invited to submit an abstract on any topic relevant to dental public health for poster presentation, there is also the opportunity to submit for three individual poster prize competitions.

  • BASCD-Borrow Foundation Early Career Poster Award 
    (£200 cheque & certificate)
  • Oral Health Promotion Poster Prize 
    (£200 cheque & certificate)
  • Roger Anderson Poster Prize
    (£200 cheque & certificate)

All accepted abstracts will be published online in a supplement issue of Community Dental Health in 2024. Each accepted abstract will have its own URL with DOI.

Deadline for submissions: 5pm Friday 8 March 2024

Click here for further information and to submit an abstract.