Postgraduate prizes are awarded to the best poster and oral presentation at the annual conference.
The Larry Hench/UKSB Travel Bursary is sum of £100 that will be awarded to a PhD student member whose abstract has been accepted for oral presentation at the UKSB Annual Conference. Please email the Conference Office with Abstract Title and Registration Order Number if you would like to be considered for the award. The best selected abstract will be awarded the travel bursary.
The Royal Microscopical Society will award a prize of £150 for the best use of microscopy in any post-graduate presentation.
President's Prize - Winner, Professor John Fisher, CBE, University of Leeds. The title of his lecture will be “Stratified Approaches For Enhanced Reliability -SAFER- Biomaterials and Implants”
The Presidents Prize aims to recognise outstanding contributions during a lifetime career to the UK Biomaterials field.
Biocompatibles Prize - Winner, Dr Karin Hing, Queen Mary University of London: “Tea Pots to Bone Grafts”
The Biocompatibles Endowed Prize recognises researchers with an industrial link to their research who have made significant contributions to the UK Biomaterials field.
Alan Wilson Memorial Lecture Award
To celebrate the life and career of the outstanding dental materials scientist Dr Alan Wilson OBE (1928-2011), we are awarding this prize to recognise the work and contribution of the awardee, who will be an individual scientist who has contributed significantly to the field of biomaterials science in dentistry (including maxillo-facial repair). The awardee will be given the costs of registration, accommodation (1 night) and standard class travel, and a commemorative certificate will be awarded.
Larry Hench Young Investigators Prize has been awarded to Dr Lucy Bosworth, University of Manchester.
She will give a talk entitled “Travelling along the clinical road map: developing electrospun scaffolds for tendon repair”
is a £500 prize to a promising young research scientist in recognition of outstanding and innovative contributions in a selected field of biomaterials research. Criteria: Evidence of peer reviewed publications, outstanding contribution and demonstrable research in the field of biomaterials or related areas, some experience in presenting at international and national conferences. To be eligible you must be no more than 7 years post final degree award.
Instructions for applicants for the Larry Hench Young Investigator Prize are given on the UKSB website