2020 Prizes

The 2020 Ronnie Mac Keith Prize Lecture has been awarded to:

Dr Richard Rosch, MRC Centre for Neurodevelopmental Disorders, Institute of Psychology, Psychiatry and Neuroscience, Kings College London; Department of Paediatric Neurology, Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London and Complex Systems Group, Department of Bioengineering, Unversity of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia PA, USA.

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.

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'.