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Undergraduate Research Prize

Undergraduate Research Prize

About the award

The British Endodontic Society wishes to encourage the new generation of dentists to get involved in research early on in their careers. We offer a new annual national award to the best undergraduate research project in the field of Endodontology submitted by a dental undergraduate student.

Eligibility and entry requirements

The prize is open to any current undergraduate dental student from a UK dental school or a dental graduate from one of these schools who has been on the Dentist’s Register for no more than one year on 30th June in each year of application. Joint entries are acceptable.

Submission of either:

  1. A literature review of a topical endodontic subject of your choice.
  2. Original research, including a written report of an elective period project in the field of Endodontology.

The entry must be written in English and must be typed in double spacing and submitted in pdf format.  Entries will need to be suitable for electronic submission.  Entrants may discuss their entry before submission with the representative of the BES in their dental school. Repeat submissions will not be accepted.

Award of the prize

Entries will be judged on content, style and presentation.

The winner shall receive a prize of £1000.  In the case of a joint entry the prize money will be shared between the authors of the submission.  The winner/s will also be invited, at the expense of the Society, to present details of their project at the Spring Scientific Meeting, this will include travel and accommodation expenses.    The Society will also have the right to publish details of the project in the International Endodontic Journal, should it be considered suitable.

The council of the British Endodontic Society appoints the judges, whose decision will be final.  Feedback will not be provided to individuals.

The prize will be awarded by the Council of the British Endodontic Society on the recommendation of the judges. The Council reserves the right to withhold the prize if the standard of the submissions is not of sufficient merit.

The successful undergraduate must permit the publication of photographs for the purpose of promoting the British Endodontic Society.

The undergraduate will also be invited to join the British Endodontic Society and enjoy the many benefits associated with membership.

Closing Date

1st October in each year of submission.

Please send your entries to:

Annabel Thomas
Chief Operations Officer

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