BPNA 2020 Prizes

The Ronnie MacKeith Prize

The Ronnie MacKeith Prize is awarded to those who have made a significant contribution to paediatric neurology as judged by published work and who are under 40 years of age or within 5 years of obtaining CCT. 

CLICK HERE to see the list of previous Ronnie MacKeith prize winners.

The prize lecture is 30-minutes at the BPNA Annual Conference and the winner will also receive an award of £500 plus full conference registration, travel and hotel accommodation.

Nomintations and self-nominations are now invited. The closing date for nominations is 30 September 2019.  

Please submit the following to gail.young@bpna.org.uk:

  1. Completed nomination form
  2. Supporting CV using the CV template

 

The BPNA 2019 Ronnie MacKeith Prize was awarded to Dr Suresh Pujar, (UCL, Institute of Child Health).  His lecture was entitled 'Long-term outcomes after childhood convulsive staticus epilepticus: What are the determinants of adverse outcomes'.

Best Poster Presentation by a Trainee Prize

This prize will be awarded for the best poster presentation by a trainee at the BPNA 2020 annual conference. 

When you submit your abstract, please remember to tick 'I am a trainee' (FY1-ST8, Fellows, etc) when entering authors and affiliations.  The prize, sponsored by the BPNA, is full registration at the BPNA 2021 Oxford annual conference.

The BPNA 2019 Best Trainee Poster Prize was awarded to Dr Charlotte Fuller (Malawi Liverpool Wellcome Trust, Blantyre) for her poster presentation entitled 'Diverse intra-cranial imaging abnormalities identified in Malawian children with febrile coma'.

Best Oral Presentation by a Trainee Prize

This prize will be awarded to the best oral presentation by a trainee at the BPNA 2020 annual conference. 

When you submit your abstract, please remember to tick 'I am a trainee' (FY1-ST8, Fellows, etc) when entering authors and affiliations.  The prize, generously sponsored by Mac Keith Press, is full registration at the BPNA 2021 Oxford annual conference.

The BPNA 2019 Best Trainee Oral Presentation was awarded to Dr Mark O'Rahelly (Our Lady's Children's Hopsital, Crumlin) for his presentation entitled 'Fetal Acetylcholine Receptor Inactivation Syndrome (FARIS): A potentially treatable autoimmune disorder mimicking a wide range of genetic neuromuscular conditions'.

Best Medical Student Presentation

This prize will be awarded to the best medical student poster or oral presentation at the BPNA 2020 annual conference.

When submitting your abstract, please remember to tick 'I am a medical student' when entering authors and affiliations.  The prize, sponsored by the BPNA, is full registration at the BPNA 2021 Oxford annual conference.

The 2019 Best Medical Student Presentation Prize was awarded to Miss Aphra Luchesa Smith (University College London) for her presentation entitled 'Progess in the management of paediatric-onset Multiple Sclerosis over the last decade'.