Research & Awards 

“Submission was closed on Sunday, 1st October 2017

Research Awards

Research Awards

The Saudi Dental Society (SDS) gives three different types of Research Awards annually:

Young Dentist Research Awards (YDRA):

This category is limited to Dental Interns or those who have successfully completed their Dental Internship Program within eighteen months on or before the deadline. Following an application process, the Award Committee will select up to six (6) finalists who will present their research entries in the coming SDS Conference/Meeting. Each of the finalists will be given a certificate, cash awards and plaques.

Graduate Dentist Research Awards (GDRA):

This category is limited to graduate students who are currently enrolled in a dental specialty-training program or for those who have completed their training program within eighteen months on or before the deadline. Following an application process, the Award Committee will select up to six (6) finalists who will present their research entries at the SDS Conference/Meeting. Each of the finalists will be given a certificate, cash awards and plaques.

Poster Presentation Awards (PPA):

This category is open to all Dental Students, Interns, Graduate Students, General Dentist or Dental Specialists who have submitted their entries to be presented during the 28th Saudi Dental Society International Dental Conference and is accepted by the Scientific Committee as entries for the Poster Presentation. The best three Poster Presentations will receive a cash award and plaque.

Clinical Case Presentation Awards (CCPA):

This category is open to all Dental Students, Interns, Graduate Students, General Dentist or Dental Specialists who have submitted their abstracts to be presented during the 28th Saudi Dental Society International Dental Conference and is accepted by the Research Award Committee as entries for the Case Presentation. The best three Case Presentations will receive a cash award, certificate and plaque.

FORMS

Permission Letter
Pledge form
Abstract Form
Instructions

YOUNG DENTIST (YDRA)

2017 SDS YOUNG DENTIST RESEARCH AWARDS (YDRA)

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

ELIGIBILITY

1- Applicant should be an active member in SDS who are currently enrolled in a dental internship program, or have received their internship certificate within 18 months prior to the Young Dentist Research Awards (YDRA) application deadline.
2- Research projects previously submitted to YDRA competition will not be accepted.

SUBMISSION

1- Manuscripts submission deadline: Saturday, November 26, 2016 (12:00 Midnight). Any research study completed during undergraduate program or internship program shall be eligible. Published research and/or submitted for publication is still eligible for competition.
2- In order to ensure efficient processing of your application, it is important that the necessary requirements are submitted all together as follows:
a. Typewritten abstract in English, not exceed 250 words.
b. Typewritten manuscript in English, not exceed 2500 words.
c. Abridge CV (one-page) indicating the author’s academic& scientific degrees.
d. Ethical approval of the Ethics Committee of the College of Dentistry Research Center (CDRC) or your corresponding Institution.
3- The abstract format must be accomplished in the following manner.
a. Title should not exceed 10 words.
b. Author’s names and degree (s) must be typewritten in capital letters. The name of the institution (s) must be enclosed in parenthesis.
c. The abstract must describe the objectives, methods, results and conclusions.
4- Presenters are not permitted to modify the abstracts and manuscripts after submission.
5- The Saudi Dental Society has a strict policy towards Plagiarism. A plagiarism check of all manuscripts will be performed. Plagiarized manuscripts will be disqualified.
6- If more than one author is involved, a written permission for contribution from the co-authors is required. (Kindly complete the written permission form by every co-author separately)
7- Presenter must submit a one-page summary of his/her scientific and academic degrees.
8- Applicant must submit official document (s) for verification of his/her eligibility: i.e. official letter from the dental school stating that he/she is an intern student or an official copy of his/her internship certificate signifying the date of graduation.
9- A panel of judges will score submissions independently. The first six (6) highest scoring manuscripts will be considered as finalists. These finalists will be notified on the December 12, 2016. The finalist must pledge to present on the specified given time otherwise his /her nomination will be cancelled and replaced by the next ranking candidate. (Kindly complete the pledge form)
10- Finalists will be required to present a fifteen (15) minutes summary of their projects. Five (5) minutes will be allowed for discussion. The best manuscripts (three) and oral presentations (three) will receive cash awards and plaques.
11- All correspondence should be submitted to the attention of:

Chairman, Awards Committee
E-mail address: sdentsoc@ksu.edu.sa
Should you have further inquiries, you may call Ms. Emma Samson at Tel. Number: 966(1) 4677743.

YDRA CRITERIA

The following criteria will be the basis in judging the manuscript entries:
• Significance of the research
• Suitability of the study design
• Validation of the data and statistical analysis
• Clarification of the discussion and the conclusions on the basis of the data
• Scientific writing of the manuscript
• Quality of the presentation
• Response to the judges

FORMS

Permission Letter
Pledge form

GRADUATE DENTIST (GDRA)

2017 SDS GRADUATE DENTIST RESEARCH AWARDS(GDRA)

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS 

ELIGIBILITY

1- Applicant should be an active member in SDS who are currently enrolled in a dental specialty-training program; or who have received their postgraduate certificate within 18 months prior to the Graduate Student Research Awards (GSRA) application deadline.
2-Research projects previously submitted to GSRA competition will not be accepted.

SUBMISSION

1- Manuscripts submission deadline: Saturday, November 26, 2016 (12:00 Midnight). Any research project completed during postgraduate program or residency program shall be eligible. Published research and/or submitted for publication is still eligible for competition.
2- In order to ensure efficient processing of your application, it is important that the necessary requirements are submitted all together as follows:
a. Typewritten abstract in English, not exceed 250 words.
b.Typewritten manuscript in English, not exceed 2500 words.
c.Abridge CV (one-page) indicating the author’s academic& scientific degrees.
d.Ethical approval of the College of Dentistry Research Center (CDRC) or your corresponding Institution.
3- The abstract format must be accomplished in the following manner.   a.Title should not exceed 10 words.
b.Author’s names and degree (s) must be typewritten in capital letters. The name of the institution (s) must be enclosed in parenthesis.
c.The abstract must describe the objectives, methods, results and conclusions
4- Presenters are not permitted to modify the abstracts and manuscripts after submission.
5- The Saudi Dental Society has a strict policy towards Plagiarism. A plagiarism check of all manuscripts will be performed. Plagiarized manuscripts will be disqualified.
6- If more than one author is involved, a written permission for contribution from the co-authors is required. (Kindly complete the written permission form by every co-author separately)
7- Presenter must submit a one-page summary of his /her scientific and academic degrees.
8- Applicant must submit an official document (s) for verification of his/her eligibility: i.e. official letter from the Program Director stating that he/she is postgraduate student/resident in a dental specialty program or an official copy of his/her certificate signifying the date of graduation.
9- A panel of judges will score submissions independently. The first six (6) highest scoring manuscripts will be considered as finalists. These finalists will be notified on the December 12, 2016. The finalist must pledge to present on the specified given time otherwise his /her nomination will be cancelled and replaced by the next ranking candidate. (Kindly complete the pledge form)
10- Finalists will be required to present a fifteen (15) minutes summary of their project. Five (5) minutes will be allowed for discussion. The best manuscripts (three) and oral presentations (three) will receive cash awards and plaques.
11- All correspondence should be submitted to the attention of:
Chairman, Awards Committee
E-mail address: sdentsoc@ksu.edu.sa
Should you have further inquiries, you may call Ms. Emma Samson at Tel. Number: 966(11) 4677743.

GSRA CRITERIA

The following criteria will be the basis in judging the manuscript entries:
• Innovation and originality of the research idea
• Significance of the research
• Suitability of the study design
• Validation of the data and statistical analysis
• Clarification of the discussion and the conclusions on the basis of the data.
• Scientific writing of the manuscript
• Quality of the presentation and response to the judges and audience

FORMS

Permission Letter
Pledge form

Lead Partner