2019 Professor Louise Brearley Messer Post-Graduate Essay Competition
The Australian & New Zealand Society of Paediatric Dentistry (Inc) is once again holding its Annual Essay Competition open to all Paediatric Dentistry post-graduate students who are currently enrolled in a Doctorate, Masters or a Post Graduate Clinical Diploma in a Paediatric Dentistry program at an Australian or New Zealand Dental School.
A first prize of AU$2,500.00 will be awarded to the best entry and the prize winning Essay will be published in “Synopses”, the newsletter of the Australian & New Zealand Society of Paediatric Dentistry Inc.
The topic for 2019 is:
“We are into a new era in which parental-based research from internet searches and social media exposure is having a significant influence on what oral health care services they are wanting their children to receive. Discuss examples of services that may be requested by parents from you based on their research that may be deemed alternative to conventional oral health care practice.
How you would approach each of these situations? Include in your answer evidence for and against both alternative and conventional treatment option outcomes.”
The Essay should not exceed 3000 words. Bibliographic style should follow that of the Australian Dental Journal. Essays are to be the work of individuals only.
The deadline for the submission of Essays is Friday 25th October 2019
Entries should be submitted to the course co-ordinator who will select the “Best Entry” and email it to the Federal Secretary ANZSPD(Inc.), Dr C Lloyd at:
The winner will be announced by January 10 2020
RECEIPT OF YOUR ENTRY WILL BE ACKNOWLEDGED BY RETURN EMAIL.
If a receipt email is not received, please send a further email to fed.secretary@anzspd and /or email@example.com
See https://www.anzspd.org.au/viewStory/competitions-awards for conditions and notes on the award.