IADR Joseph Lister Award for New Investigators

Supported by Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc., makers of Listerine  

Deadline: October 13, 2016

The IADR Joseph Lister Award for New Investigators is managed by the International Association for Dental Research (IADR) and supported by Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc., makers of Listerine. The Awards Competition was created to award young investigators with original research in oral disease prevention or oral health promotion.

Eligibility
The award is for new investigators within 10 years of their first academic appointment. Research must have been initiated and conducted during this time.

Candidates must be a current full member of the IADR at the time of submission and entry into the competition.

Candidates must have an abstract accepted for the IADR General Session & Exhibition and meet all of the requirements for an accepted abstract, i.e. not presented or published elsewhere.

Application Procedures
An abstract must be submitted to the Global Headquarters for the IADR General Session & Exhibition by the meeting abstract deadline, adhering to the usual submission procedures. If the applicant meets all of the eligibility requirements, they can self-select by ticking a box to enter the IADR Joseph Lister Award for New Investigators.

Applicants may not apply simultaneously for the AADR Hatton Awards Competition or other travel grants supporting travel to this General Session.

Selection Process
All eligible abstracts will be reviewed by the IADR Joseph Lister Award Committee for research originality and potential for public health impact.

Eight (8) finalists will be selected, including one person from each of the following IADR regions:  North America (Canada, United States, and Mexico), Latin America, Europe (including Israel), Africa/Middle East, and Asian/Pacific region (including the Indian sub-continent, Asia, China, Australia/New Zealand and the Pacific Islands, excluding Hawaii and Guam). All finalists will be notified in writing before the meeting. Finalists will be accepted to present in oral presentation format only for the Competition. (Finalists will be scheduled a second time to present their science to the general public at the General Session in a poster or oral presentation, depending on final review by the Annual Session Committee.)

Presentation
During the IADR General Session & Exhibition, the eight (8) finalists will give an oral presentation to the judging committee which will be open to all meeting attendees. Oral presentations will be a total of 15 minutes each, including a 10 minute presentation and 5 minute question and answer period from the Judges.

Finalists will be scheduled a second time to present their science to the general public at the General Session in a poster or oral presentation, depending on final review by the Annual Session Committee.

Judging Criteria
In judging, the Committee will weigh participation as follows: 40% for verbal presentation, 40% for question-and-answer period, and 20% for scientific merit.

The following will be considered:

  1. Originality.
  2. Clarity of Presentation.
  3. Potential for Public Health impact.
  4. Response to Judges’ questions.
  5. Quality of the poster presentation.
  6. Clear plan for next steps with the research.

First and second prize winners will be selected and awarded with a monetary prize, travel stipend and a plaque to be mailed after the meeting.

Award winners will be posted on this page after the meeting.

The awards will consist of the following:
1st Place: $5,000 + $3,000 travel stipend
2nd Place: $3,000 + $3,000 travel stipend
$500 to each of the six runners up.

Contact:
Sheri S. Herren, IADR/AADR Strategic Programs Manager  - sherren@iadr.org

2016 Recipients:
First Place
HMHN Bandara
University of Queensland, Australia

Second Place
Marcelle Nascimento 
University of Florida, Gainesville, USA

2015 Recipients:

First Place
Paula Goes
Federal University of Ceará, Brazil

Second Place
Rahena Akhter
Charles Sturt University, Orange, Australia

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