2021 Prizes

The Ronnie Mac Keith 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 2020.  

Please submit the following to philip.levine@bpna.org.uk:

 

Best Poster Presentation by a Trainee Prize

This prize will be awarded for the best poster presentation by a trainee at BPNA2021 annual conference.  (Trainee is defined as anyone in a pre Consultant post).

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 BPNA2022 annual conference.

The BPNA2020 Best Trainee Poster Prize was awarded to Dr Michael Eyre (Great Ormond Street Hospital, London) for his poster presentation entitled 'Factors predictive of disease course and outcome in NMDAR-antibody encephalitis: a systematic literature review'. 

 

Best Oral Presentation by a Trainee Prize

This prize will be awarded to the best oral presentation by a trainee at BPNA2021 annual conference. (Trainee is defined as anyone in a pre Consultant post).

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 BPNA2022 annual conference.

The BPNA 2020 Best Trainee Oral Presentation was awarded to Dr Dora Steel (UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health) for her presentation entitled 'Birk-Landau-Perez syndrome: a newly recognised complex hyperkinetic movement disorder’.

 

Best Medical Student Presentation

This prize will be awarded to the best medical student poster or oral presentation at the BPNA2021 annual conference. (Medical student is defined as not yet qualified as a doctor).

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 BPNA2022 annual conference.

The 2020 Best Medical Student Presentation Prize was awarded to Miss Emily Blackburn (Post Graduate Student, UCL) for her presentation entitled 'Can imaging predict long-term motor outcome following childhood-onset arterial ischemic stroke?'