Robert Frank Award Competition

This is the most prestigious scientific award provided by CED-IADR. From the CED-IADR 'Robert Frank Award Winners', up to three winners will be selected by jury to represent CED-IADR at the IADR Unilever Hatton Award Competition during the next General Session & Exhibition of IADR.
The CED-IADR Robert Frank Award competition has 3 categories: JUNIOR, SENIOR/Basic Science Research & SENIOR/Clinical Research.

How to proceed

  • Submit an abstract at the CED/PER-IADR meeting (see meetings) by using the online abstract submission site and check the box representing the respective award category you wish to compete in (see below the categories junior/senior).
  • Follow additional submission obligations described at the abstract submission website.

  • Once the notification for abstract acceptance was submitted to the presenters, the CED-IADR Board will make a pre-selection out of all abstracts submitted for the competition. 
  • All applicants will be informed by email on the results of this pre-selection. 

  • In case you will be preselected for the CED-IADR Robert Frank competition, the candidates will have to present their abstract orally by means of 4 slides (no animations) during a separate and closed session in front of a 'CED-IADR Robert Frank Award' jury. 
  • The CED-IADR Robert Frank Competitors will be required to prepare additionally a poster which will be shown during the whole meeting in a seperate poster session. Winners will be indicated at the poster. 


NOTE: The competition is usually taking place on the Wednesday afternoon during the CED/PER-IADR meeting.

 

Competition

The competition is usually taking place on the Wednesday afternoon during the CED/PER-IADR meeting.

Usually, the CED-IADR competition jury consists of 3 members (from which at least 1 of the CED-IADR Board Member) with different scientific specialities. The CED-IADR secretariat is checking that the Jury has no 'conflict of interest' with any of the competitors. 

Each jury member receives an individual score sheet, which they are expected to complete individually and independently. Upon completion, the score sheet is handed over the CED-IADR secretariat, who will average the score sheets of the 3 jury members so that in the next stage the award winners can be selected.

Judging Criteria (equally rated):

  • Overall study impact
  • Materials & methods
  • Presentation/poster design
  • Presentation skills
  • Discussion and question responses


Please be informed that CED-IADR award competitors are obliged to attend the Congress Opening Ceremony & CED-IADR General Assembly (GA) as the winners will be officially announced during the Congress Opening Ceremony (registration needed) and CED-IADR General Assembly (usually on Friday during lunch).” 

Note: In case a winner is not attending the Opening Ceremony & CED-IADR General Assembly the prize will not be paid. 


Prize

In each category, two prizes can be awarded, consisting of a   

  • first prize of 1.000 EUR + 1 year free membership
  • second prize of 500 EUR + 1 year free membership.


Please be informed that you are obliged to attend the Congress Opening Ceremony & CED-IADR General Assembly (GA) as the winners will be officially announced during the Congress Opening Ceremony (registration may be required) and CED-IADR General Assembly (usually on Friday during lunch).” 

Note: In case a winner is not attending the Opening Ceremony & CED-IADR General Assembly the prize will not be paid. 

The award prize is wire transferred shortly after the meeting.

Winners

In 2019:

Senior Basic Science:

Senior Clinical Science:

Junior Robert Frank Award:



In 2018:

Senior Basic Science:

  • 1st prize: Maria Bousnaki  (Thessaloníki, Greece)
  • 2nd prize: Xin Lie (Leuven, Belgium)

Senior Clinical Science:

  • 1st prize: Benedikt Luka (Freiburg, Germany)
  • 2nd prize: Neshka Manchorova-Veleva (Plovdiv, Bulgaria)

Junior Robert Frank Award:

  • 1st prize: Marina Miteva (Sofia, Bulgaria)
  • 1st prize: Sophiko Gingichashvili (Jerusalem, Israel)

In 2017:

Senior Basic Science:

  • 1st prize: Marco Tatullo (Crotone, Italy)
  • 2nd prize: Herman Agis (Vienna, Austria)
  • 2nd prize: Christina Hadjichristou (Thessaloniki, Greece)

Senior Clinical Science:

  • 1st prize: Florian Beck (Vienna, Austria)
  • 2nd prize: Eduardo Montero Solis (Madrid, Spain)

Junior Robert Frank Award:

  • 1st prize: Ruza Bjelovucic (Zagreb, Croatia)

 


In 2016:

Senior Basic Science:

  • 1st prize: Mariano N. Pedano (Leuven, Belgium)
  • 2nd prize: Stevan Cokic (Leuven, Belgium)

Senior Clinical Science:

  • 1st prize: Eva Klaric Sever (Zagreb, Croatia)

 


In 2015:

Junior Robert Frank Award:

  • 1st prize: Fabio Rodriguez (Castro Urdiales, Cantabria, Spain)

Senior Basic Science:

  • 1st prize:  Richard Miron (Bern, Switzerland)
  • 2nd prize: Michael Wolf (Bonn, Germany)

Senior Clinical Science:

  • 1st prize:   Aliye Akcali (Izmir, Turkey)
  • 2nd prize:   Yvonne Jockel-Schneider (Würzburg, Germany)

 


In 2014:

Junior Robert Frank Award:

  • 1st prize: Idan Redenski (Jerusalem, Israel)

Senior Basic Science:

  • 1st prize: Masanao Inokoshi (Leuven, Belgium)
  • 2nd prize: Zuzanna Oruba (Krakow, Poland)

Senior Clinical Science:

  • 1st prize: Ana Badovinac (Zagreb, Croatia)
  • 2nd prize: Ivan Salaric (Zagreb, Crotia)

 



In 2013:

Senior Basic Science:

  • 1st prize: Michael Wolf (Bonn, Germany)
  • 2nd prize: Andreij Ionescu (Milan, Italy)
  • 2nd priize: Ivana Nedeljkovic (Leuven, Belgium)


Senior Clinical Science:

  • 1st prize: Ilknur Ozenci (Istanbul, Turkey)
  • 2nd prize: Domenico Dalessandri (Brecia, Italy)

 


In 2012:

Junior Robert Frank Award:

  • 1st prize: Ashvin Babbar (London, UK)
  • 2nd prize: Sadhvik Vijay (London, UK)


Senior Basic Science:

  • 1st prize: Sasha Dimitrova-Nakov (Paris, France)
  • 2nd prize: Danijela Marovic (Zagreb, Croatia)


Senior Clinical Science:

  • 1st prize: Martin Schimmel (Geneva, Switzerland)

In 2011:

Junior Robert Frank Award:

  • 1st prize: Clementine Ribeyron (Lyon, France)

Senior Basic Science:

  • 1st prize: Guavri Caliaperoumal (Paris, France)
  • 2nd prize: Susanne Proksch (Freiburg, Germany)


Senior Clinical Science:

  • 1st prize: Peter Stiedl (Budapest, Hungary)


In 2010:

Senior Basic Science:

  • 1st prize: Orsolya Hegyesi (Budapest, Hungary)
  • 1st prize: Aline de Ameida Neves (Leuven, Belgium)
  • 2nd prize: Azine Azari (Amsterdam, The Netherlands)


Senior Clinical Science:

  • 1st prize: Wijnand Teeuw (Amsterdam, The Netherlands)


In 2009:

Junior Robert Frank Award:

  • 1st prize: Maria Patrizia De Caprio (Naples, Italy)


Senior Basic Science:

  • 1st prize: Athina Bakopoulou (Thessaloniki, Greece)
  • 1st prize: Yu-Chih Chiang (Munich, Germany)


Senior Clinical Science:

  • 1st prize: Kerstin Bitter (Berlin, Germany)
  • 1st prize: Florian Beuer (Munich, Germany)


In 2008:

Junior Robert Frank Award:

  • 1st prize: Annelies van Ende (Leuven, Belgium)
     
  • Senior Basic Science:

  • 1st prize: Nora Heng (Berlin, Germany)
  • 2nd prize: Vincenzo D'Anto (Naples, Italy)

 

Want to be our next CED-IADR winner? To apply, see the regulations above.


 

Robert Frank Competition - Junior

Reserved for undergraduate students in (or during) their first university degree.

In order to apply for a CED-IADR Robert Frank – JUNIOR Award, you have to meet the following conditions: 

  • Candidates must be a present CED-IADR member (at the time of the application).

  • Candidates must have their affiliation in the CED-IADR area.

  • Candidates should not be older than 35 years at the time of application.

  • Candidates must have submitted an abstract before the meeting abstract-submission deadline.

  • Candidates need to be the first author and presenter of the abstract.

  • One can only apply for ONE award of ONE IADR division at the 2019 CED-IADR/NOF meeting. (Exception: you can apply in parallel for a CED-IADR Travel Award and/or a CED-IADR Visiting Scholar Grant).

  • This award is reserved for undergraduate students/studying for their first university degree (those who received a dental or other (medical) university degree before application do not qualify for this category).

  • The JUNIOR CED-IADR Robert Frank Award can only be received once.


NOTE: The competition is usually taking place on the Wednesday afternoon during the CED/PER-IADR meeting.

Robert Frank Competition - Senior/Basic Science Research

For post-dental/medical, post-graduate and Ph.D. students or up to 3-year PostDoc’s (maximum 3 years after Ph.D. defence at the time of application).
Laboratory or animal research

In order to apply for a CED-IADR Robert Frank – SENIOR / Basic Science Research Award, you have to meet the following conditions:

  • Candidates must be a present CED-IADR member (at the time of application).

  • Candidates must have their affiliation in the CED-IADR area.

  • Candidates should not be older than 35 years at the time of application.

  • Candidates must have submitted an abstract before the abstract-submission deadline.

  • Candidates need to be the first author and presenter of the abstract.

  • Applicants must be enrolled in a post-dental/medical, post-graduate, or Ph.D. program or are within 3 years after having obtained their Ph.D. (max. 3 years PostDoc at the time of application).

  • One can only apply for ONE award of one IADR division at the next CED-IADR/NOF meeting. (Exception: you can apply in parallel for a CED-IADR Travel Award and/or CED-IADR Visiting Scholar Grant).

  • The SENIOR CED-IADR Robert Frank Award can only be received once. (If you have won the CED-IADR Robert Frank Award Category JUNIOR, you can still participate in the category SENIOR).


NOTE: The competition is usually taking place on the Wednesday afternoon during the CED/PER-IADR meeting.

Robert Frank Competition - Senior/Clinical Research

For post-dental/medical, post-graduate and Ph.D. students or up to 3-year PostDoc’s (maximum 3 years after Ph.D. defence at the time of application).
Research on human subjects or involving epidemiology.

In order to apply for a CED-IADR Robert Frank – SENIOR / Clinical Research Award, you have to meet the following conditions:

  • Candidates must be a present CED-IADR member (at the time of application). 

  • Candidates must have their affiliation in the CED-IADR area.

  • Candidates should not be older than 35 years at the time of application.

  • Candidates must have submitted an abstract before the abstract-submission deadline.

  • Candidates need to be the first author and presenter of the abstract.

  •  Applicants must be enrolled in a post-dental/medical, post-graduate, or Ph.D. program or are within 3 years after having obtained their Ph.D. (max. 3 years PostDoc at the time of application).

  • One can only apply for ONE award of one IADR division at the next CED-IADR/NOF meeting. (Exception: you can apply in parallel for a CED-IADR Travel Award and/or CED-IADR Visiting Scholar Grant). 

  • The SENIOR CED-IADR Robert Frank Award can only be received once. (If you have won the CED-IADR Robert Frank Award Category JUNIOR, you can still participate in the category SENIOR).


NOTE: The competition is usually taking place on the Wednesday afternoon during the CED/PER-IADR meeting.

Robert Frank Award Competition

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