2nd Meeting of the International Association of Dental Research-Asia Pacific Region (IADR-APR)
IADR-SEA Division/ Joseph Lister Awards

IADR-SEA Division/ Joseph Lister Awards in Oral Disease Prevention

The IADR-SEA Division/Joseph Lister Award competition is open to junior investigators (dental students) who exhibit potential for a productive career in dental research. Mentors are strongly urged to support and select a project for the competition that is original, well-planned, and carefully executed.

Two winners will be selected to receive a cash prize and plaque; USD 1,000 first place winner and USD 500 second place winner. Grants include funding the cash awards, plaques and administrative fee.

 

Eligibility:

Entrants must be citizens of an IADR-SEA division member country (or have been lawfully admitted for permanent residence at the time of submission of the abstract, i.e., those with a “green card”) or persons of other nationalities whose research is performed in Asia. Candidates MUST be IADR-SEA members.

The research submitted may not be published (even as an abstract) or presented at any national or international meetings (excluding state, regional, or institutional meetings).

 

Category:

Junior: This competition will be limited to those candidates who have carried out their research as part of undergraduate/professional training (research undertaken as an undergraduate science student, as a dental student, or during the first two years of pursuing a combined science degree while in training as a dental student).

Individuals with a formal research degree (Master’s and/or Ph.D.) are not eligible for this category.

Johnson& Johnson will sponsor an award only in the area of Oral Disease Prevention only.

 

Procedures:

Each Country Award Committee will select a winner from the dental schools that applied for the Competition. Candidates from each country must submit an abstract and indicate their desire to enter the IADR-SEA Division/ Joseph Lister Awards competition via the online abstract submission by the deadline date.

 

Presentation:

Candidates will present their research in an oral presentation format for the Country Level Competition. Two winners from each country will present a poster at the IADR-SEA Annual Meeting. Candidates are required to stand beside their poster and give an 8 minute verbal presentation with a question-and-answer period not to exceed 5 minutes. Detailed instructions regarding the poster presentation will be posted on the meeting website.