Prizes & Bursaries

ABAOMS Bursary 2017

Two bursaries each worth £1500 have been awarded to:

  • Neha Shah: Development of a higher fidelity model for suturing simulation
  • Mark Gormley: An observational study of risk factors for head and neck cancer in UK Biobank.


The ABAOMS Robinson poster prize

The winner of this years ABAOMS Robinson poster prize will receive free registration at the next years ABAOMS meeting and the opportunity to present their prize winning poster, or a cash prize of £100.

The ABAOMS Undergraduate prize

ABAOMS supports an undergraduate or postgraduate prize of £100 in each dental school. The prize is given for the student submitting an essay on a topic decided annually by the ABAOMS education committee. The winning undergraduate prize from each school is nominated for the national prize which is the free registration for the annual ABAOMS conference.

Previous winners


  • Awarded for the best academic performance in final year
  • John Benton, Manchester
  • Scott Wright, Glasgow
  • Subegh Srao, King’s College London
  • Virat Hansrani, Leeds
  • John McAleavey, Dundee
  • Shazia Parveen, Cardiff
  • Victoria Cave, Aberdeen
  • Eu Gene Wong, QMUL


Awarded for an essay entitled “is coronectomy safe surgery or defensive practice? Discuss”

  • Megan Hunter (Dundee)
  • Sher Maine Foo (Belfast)
  • Charlotte Richards (Bristol)
  • Stuart Fishwick (Manchester)
  • Hannah Bradley (Sheffield)
  • Anthony Dagnall (Liverpool)
  • Anupam Chandran (Glasgow)
  • Julie Potter (Birmingham)
  • Ryan Howells (QMUL)
  • Joe Harvey (King’s London)
  • Romana Linkova (Peninsula)
  • Rachel Harlow (Leeds)
  • Decaln Hughes (Cardiff)
  • James Hills (Newcastle)

A small group made up from the education committee then decided on an overall winner which went to Ryan Howells of QMUL.

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