Bursaries

The BSPD, BDSMFR and BSOM 2019 research fellowship

This year, the Faculty has formed partnerships with the British Society of Paediatric Dentistry (BSPD), the British Society of Dental and Maxillofacial Radiology (BSDMFR) and the British Society for Oral Medicine (BSOM) and will be offering a research fellowship and a number of pump-priming grants:

 

  • A Joint FDS RCSEng-BSPD fellowship should related to research promoting children’s oral health and will support a clinical trainee in Paediatric Dentistry who is pursuing an academic career and research training.
  • Joint FDS RCSEng-BSDMFR pump-priming grants for up to £10,000 and are intended to support research related to dental maxillofacial radiology.  The bursary seeks entries from a small team with at least one of the applicants being a dental maxillofacial radiologist at consultant or specialty registrar level.
  • Joint FDS RCSEng -BSOM pump-priming grants for up to £10,000 and are intended to support research designed to benefit community or population oral health, and should be related to the field of Oral Medicine.

In addition to this, the Faculty will continue to invite applications for the FDS Research Fellowships and the FDS Pump-Priming Grants:

 

  • Research fellowship to support clinical trainees to obtain research training. The proposed research should be of relevance to oral and dental research.
  • Up to five pump-priming research grants up to the value of £10,000 each per year. These grants are designed to meet research consumables costs for new or existing projects.

Applications are now open and will close on 25th January 2019 at 5pm. For more information and the application forms please visit our website: www.rcseng.ac.uk/fds/research

I would be very grateful if you could please disseminate this information and the attached poster to any parties that may find this of interest.

If you have any queries please contact Nikki Walcott: nwalcott@rcseng.ac.uk

2019 FDS Research Poster (002)

 

The BDSMFR 2018 Undergraduate essay competition

There are two categories in this essay competition, one for undergraduate Radiography Students and one for undergraduate Dental Students.

Undergraduate Radiography Students

Applicants are invited to submit a 3000 word illustrated essay on the following title:

“Discuss the advances in different imaging modalities that have improved our assessment of the head and neck region”

Prize Value of up to £500

For more info please see this link: BSDMFR 2018 undergraduate radiographer essay competition

Undergraduate Dental Students

Applicants are invited to submit a 3000 word illustrated essay on the following title:

“Discuss the advances in different imaging modalities that have improved our assessment of the head and neck region”

Prize Value of up to £500

For more info please see this link: BSDMFR Undergraduate dental student essay competition 

Blackman Mason Award

  • This award was set up in memory of Sidney Blackman, one of the early pioneers of Maxillofacial Radiology and his daughter Rita Mason who was one of the leading teachers of dental radiography to support presenters at European or international DMFR related meetings.

Eligibility

  • Any UK resident presenting a paper at a European or international DMFR related meeting.

Amount

  • Up to £500 which is available every 3 years approximately.

Closing Date

  • Applications including an abstract may be submitted within 12 months prior to a meeting and must be received by the end of February each year.

BSDMFR Travel Bursary

  • This award was set up to support non consultant BSDMFR members who wish to present at european or international DMFR related meetings.

Eligibility

  • Any non consultant BSDMFR members presenting a paper at a European or international DMFR or general radiology meeting.

Amount

  • Up to £500

Closing Date

  • Applications, including an abstract, may be submitted within 12 months prior to a meeting and must be received by the end of February each year.

BSDMFR 50th Anniversary Educational Award

  • This award was set in 2008 up to support non consultant BSDMFR members who wish to visit another centre in the UK or abroad for education, research or clinical experience.

Eligibility

  • Any non consultant BSDMFR member. Successful applicants must submit a written report of their visit.

Amount

  • Up to £500 available annually.

Closing Date

  • Applications by the end of February each year. Retrospective applications accepted for visits within the previous 12 months.

Application submission or further information contact:

 

Mrs Bhagylakshmi Batchu
Honorary Secretary BSDMFR
Department of Dental Radiology
King’s College Dental Hospital
Denmark Hill
London SE5 9RS
email: secretary@bsdmfr.org.uk