ERG Best Presentation Awards

ERG Best Presentation Awards

The Education Research Group (ERG) Best Presentation Awards are given to the oral or poster presentation judged to be the best in the ERG sessions at the Annual General Session and Exhibition of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR).  Usually one award is given to the best student presentation and one award to the best faculty presentation. Presentations are judged by ERG members.

Award Requirements

  • Candidates must be a member of the ERG, student or faculty. ERG officers and executive committee members are not eligible.
  • Abstracts must be submitted to the ERG. 
  • Candidates interested in participating in the competition must click the check box on the abstract submission form.
  • Candidates are responsible for presenting the research in compliance with IADR By-laws.

2. Education Research Group Best Student Presentation Award
The purpose of the award is to encourage and disseminate education related research. An award of $400 will be presented to an enrolled student (undergraduate or postgraduate) whose abstract, oral or poster, is presented at an ERG session during the annual IADR meeting. Presentations are judged by a panel of ERG members and an award is made only if it is determined a presentation demonstrates sufficient merit.

1. Education Research Group Best Faculty Presentation Award
The purpose of the Award is to encourage and disseminate education related research. An award of $600 will be given to a faculty member whose abstract, oral or poster, is presented at an ERG session during the annual IADR meeting. Presentations are judged by a panel of ERG members and an award is made only if it is determined a presentation demonstrates sufficient merit.

Criteria for Judging

The criteria for judging the presentations are as listed below. Each category is ranked on a scale of 1-5 with 5 being the highest.

  1. Research design: Does it fit the aims/research questions and was it conducted appropriately?
  2. Analysis: Are the techniques appropriate and used correctly?
  3. Conclusions: Are they justified/supported by the results?
  4. Educational Significance: How do the findings affect dental education? Can the findings be applied to other dental education settings?
  5. Presentation: Did the presenter communicate clearly? Did the slides/poster clearly communicate the findings? Did the presenter clearly answer the questions?

Please direct questions to:
Sharon Grayden
ERG Group Program Chair
Email: grayden@umich.edu

 

Past Recipients

2015 Recipients
Emma Barnes (faculty)
Jorge Tricio (faculty) 
Carlos Poni (student)

2014 Recipients
Kristina Wanyonyi (student)
Nicola Innes (faculty)
Noor Hayaty Abu Kasim (faculty)

2013 Recipients
Jorge Tricio (student)
Mariya Volvovsky (student)
Nicole Major (student)

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