The Clinical and
Translational Study Network (CTSN) group of the IADR has established the IADR
CTSN Outstanding Poster award in order to promote high quality and excellence
in science for promising young researchers working in the field of clinical and
translational oral health research.
Applicants are required to be members of the Clinical and
Translational Study Network (CTSN), by the application deadline.
Dental (DDS, DMD) students, graduate students, including
residents enrolled in an advanced dental training program or a scientific
training program such as a MS, Ph.D. or equivalent, postdoctoral fellows, and
junior faculty within the three years of academic appointment are considered
eligible. This information needs to be indicated when submitting the abstract.
At the IADR General
Session, a maximum of two awards, each consisting of US$250 and a certificate,
will be presented to the winning Poster. The award(s) will be announced at the
annual business meeting of the CTSN at the IADR General Session.
The abstract must be
submitted for poster presentation at the annual IADR scientific meeting. The
presenting author must select the CTSN as the IADR Group/Network to which the abstract should be submitted for
review, and select the award from the list of IADR Group/Network Awards indicating
that they wish to be considered for the award.
All abstracts that meet
the eligibility criteria outlined above may enter the Poster competition.
Review and Selection
The review will be based
on the scientific quality of the submitted abstract and the presentation at the
IADR General Session. A total score from the abstract (50%) and the
presentation (50%) will be considered for rating the awardees.
Scoring for abstract
abstracts will be peer-reviewed and scored (according to the IADR Abstract
rating scale 1-5) by the Abstract Reviewers and the IADR CTSN scientific
Scoring for Poster Presentation: The presentation
will be judged and scored by two reviewers during the IADR General Session,
using a rating scale of 1-5 (1 as the most outstanding).
The awardee(s) will be
notified before the completion of the IADR General Session and communicated
with the CTSN members through the CTSN Newsletter. The CTSN of IADR reserves
the right not to give any awards when no eligible entries are received or in
case submissions are not of sufficiently high standard as determined by the
The deadline for receipt
of applications is the abstract submission deadline for the IADR General
IADR CTSN President