The 2013 annual conference will be organised by Dr Rachel Sammons at the University of Birmingham, 24-25 June. Conference website is available here: www.birmingham.ac.uk/uksb.
Abstract deadline extended to 27th March
Postgraduate prizes are awarded to the best poster and oral presentation at the annual conference.
President's Prize: The Presidents Prize aims to recognise outstanding contributions during a lifetime career to the UK Biomaterials field.
Biocompatibles Prize:The Biocompatibles Endowed Prize recognises researchers with an industrial link to their research who have made significant contributions to the UK Biomaterials field.
Alan Wilson Memorial Lecture Award: To celebrate the life and career of the outstanding dental materials scientist Dr Alan Wilson OBE (1928-2011), we are awarding this prize to recognise the work and contribution of the awardee, who will be an individual scientist who has contributed significantly to the field of biomaterials science in dentistry (including maxillo-facial repair). The awardee will be given the costs of registration, accommodation (1 night) and standard class travel, and a commemorative certificate will be awarded
Larry Hench Young Investigators Prize is a £500 prize to a promising young research scientist in recognition of outstanding and innovative contributions in a selected field of biomaterials research. Criteria: Evidence of peer reviewed publications, outstanding contribution and demonstrable research in the field of biomaterials or related areas, some experience in presenting at international and national conferences. To be eligible you must be no more than 7 years post final degree award.
Instructions for applicants for the Larry Hench Young Investigator Prize:
Larry Hench/UKSB Travel Bursary is sum of £100 that will be awarded to a PhD student member whose abstract has been accepted for oral presentation at the UKSB Annual Conference.
2012: Dr Ifty Ahmed, University of Nottingham.
2012: Professor Mohan Edirisinghe, UCL.
2011: Professor David Watts, University of Manchester.
2010: Professor Brian Meenan, University of Ulster.
2009: Professor Liz Tanner, University of Glasgow.
2008: Professor Jim Courtney, University of Strathclyde.
2007: Professor Peter Revell, Royal Free Hospital, University College London.
2006: Professor Adam Curtis, University of Glasgow.
2005: Professor Larry Hench, Imperial College London.
2004: Professor Bill Bonfield, University of Cambridge.
2003: Professor David Williams, University of Liverpool.
2002: Professor Brian Tighe, University of Birmingham.
2012: Dr Irene Turner, University of Bath.
2011: Professor Kevin Shakesheff, University of Nottingham.
2010: Professor Jonathan Knowles, Eastman Dental Institute, UCL.
2009: Professor David Grant, University of Nottingham.
2008: Dr Sanjukta Deb, King's College London.
2007: Dr Rachel Williams, University of Liverpool.
2006: Professor John Fisher, University of Leeds.
2005: Professor Andrew Lloyd, University of Brighton.
2004: Professor Robert Short, University of Sheffield.
2003: Professor Paul Hatton, University of Sheffield.