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Periodontal Research Group Research Award

Periodontal Research Group Research Award


  • £250 first prize (oral presentation)
  • £150 runner up (oral presentation)
  • £150 first prize (poster presentation)
  • £50 runner up (poster presentation)

Eligible research must fall into the interests of the Periodontal research group of the BSODR. This include original basic laboratory and/or animal and/ or clinical research which has an application to periodontology.


Prize entrants should be a postgraduate student or early career researcher within five years of obtaining a PhD.

Papers may be co-authored, although the applicant should be responsible for at least 50% of the work presented.

The research will primarily have been carried out in the UK. Research should be unpublished (with the exception of conference abstracts) or recently published (publication date < 1 year from the conference date).

You are a BSODR/IADR member.

Previous successful recipients of the prize will not be eligible to enter in future years.

You should be available to present in person at the PRG meeting (unfortunately there will not be a meeting in 2024 but a meeting is planned for 2025 when we hope this prize will run again). 

Submission Process

Please submit a 300 word abstract to the PRG secretary (Dr Richard Holliday, by the deadline. Please indicate if you wish to be considered for oral or poster presentations (or both).

Submissions are only accepted from the researcher wishing to be considered for the prize. Submissions made by co-authors or supervisors on the applicant’s behalf will not be considered.

The email address through which the submission is made with be used as the address for all future correspondence.

You should receive confirmation of receipt of your prize submission within 10 working days of the abstract submission closing date.

Shortlisted submissions will be invited to present at the PRG meeting (2024 details TBC).