THE RONNIE MACKEITH PRIZE LECTURE
The 2019 Ronnie MacKeith Prize Lecture has been awarded to:
Dr Suresh Pujar, UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health, London and Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Trust, London
The lecture will be on Wednesday, 23 January 2018 at 16.30: 'Long-term outcomes after childhood convulsive status epilepticus: what are the determinants of adverse ourcomes?'.
The Ronnie MacKeith Prize is awarded to those who have made a significant contribution to paediatric neurology as judged by published work and who are under the age of 40 years or within 5 years of obtaining CCT. The prize lecturer gives a 30-minute presentation at the BPNA conference and is awarded £500 plus full registration for the conference plus travel expenses and hotel accommodation.
To apply, please submit the following:
· Completed nomination form, which requires a supporting statement from a BPNA member
· Supporting CV using the CV template
Please send your application to email@example.com
The BPNA 2018 Ronnie MacKeith Prize was awarded to Dr Yael Hacohen, (University College London and Great Ormond Street Hospital) and her lecture was entitled 'Antibody biomarkers of CNS neurological disorders in children'.
BPNA Award for Fabulous Trainee Action - "BAFTA"
The prize will be awarded at the annual conference dinner to the trainee who has best contributed to service improvement and/or innovation in patient care which significantly impacted on local and/or national practice.
- Dr Mary Chesshyre at: firstname.lastname@example.org or
Deadline is Friday 18 January 2019.
Best Poster Presentation by a Trainee Prize
This will be awarded to the trainee presenting the best poster at the BPNA 2019 conference. When you submit your abstract, please remember to tick 'I am a trainee' (FY1-ST8, fellows, etc). The prize, sponsored by the BPNA, will be full registration to the BPNA 2020 conference.
The BPNA 2018 Best Poster Prize was awarded to Dr Arpana Silwal (Royal London Hospital) for her presentation entitled: "Ictal heart rate changes in young children with epilepsy "
Best Oral Presentation by a Trainee Prize
This will be awarded to the trainee presenting the best oral presentation at the BPNA 2019 conference. When submitting your abstract please remember to record you are a trainee (FY1-ST8, fellows) when entering authors and affiliations. The prize, generously sponsored by MacKeith Press, will be full registration to the BPNA 2020 conference.
The BPNA 2018 Best Oral Presentation Prize was awarded to Dr Aimee Donald (St Mary's Hospital, Manchester) for the presentation entitled "Reviewing the how and why of examining saccadic eye movements".
Best Medical Student Presentation
This will be awarded to the medical student with the best presentation, either poster or oral. When submitting your abstract please remember to record you are a medical student (undergraduate) when entering authors and affiliations'. The prize, sponsored by the BPNA, will be full registration to the BPNA 2020 conference.
The BPNA 2018 prize was awarded to Miss Catherine Smith (King's College London) for the presentation entitled " Residential proximity to major roads and cognitive function and is asymptomatic children with Sickle Cell Anaemia: a longitudinal study".