2022 Prizes

The MacKeith Prize

The 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 MacKeith prize winners.

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

Nominations and self nominations are now invited. The closing date for nominations is 30 September 2021.

Please apply online at https://bpna.org.uk/abstracts/.  

If you have any queries, please contact philip.levine@BPNA.org.uk 

The BPNA 2021 MacKeith Prize was awarded to Dr Francesco Saverio Tedesco.

 

Best Poster by a Trainee Prize

This prize will be awarded for the best poster presentation by a trainee at the BPNA 2022 annual conference.

When you submit your abstract, please remember to tick 'I am a trainee' (FY1-ST8, fellows). The prize, generously sponsored by the BPNA, is full registration at the BPNA 2023 Edinburgh conference. 

The BPNA 2021 'Best Trainee Poster' prize was awarded to Dr Kenneith Yong (Royal Hospital for Sick Children, NHS Lothian) for his poster presentation entitled ‘Functional neurological disorders (FNDs) in children: an observational study from a Scottish regional cohort’. 

 

Best Poster Audio Narrative by a Trainee Prize

This prize will be awarded for the best poster audio narrative by a trainee at the BPNA 2022 annual conference.

When you submit your abstract, please remember to tick 'I am a trainee' (FY1-ST8, fellows). The prize, generously sponsored by the BPNA, is full registration at the BPNA 2023 Edinburgh conference.

The BPNA 2021 ‘Best Poster Audio Narrative’ prize was awarded to Dr Saania Jayawant (University of Cambridge) for poster presentation entitled ‘Joubert Syndrome as a model for Whole Genome Sequencing (WGS) analysis’.

 

Best Oral Presentation by a Trainee Prize

This prize will be awarded for the best oral presentation by a trainee at the BPNA 2022 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 MacKeith Press, is full registration at the BPNA 2023 Edinburgh conference.

The BPNA 2021 'Best Trainee Oral Presentation' prize was awarded to Dr Joseph Symonds (Glasgow) for his presentation entitled ‘Epidemiology of early childhood epilepsies: syndrome classification and association with socio-economic status’.

 

Best Medical Student Presentation

This prize will be awarded for the best medical student poster or oral presentation by a trainee at the BPNA 2022 annual conference.

When you submit your abstract, please remember to tick 'I am a medical student'. The prize, generously sponsored by the BPNA, is full registration at the BPNA 2023 Edinburgh conference.

The BPNA 2021 'Best Medical Student Presentation' prize was awarded to Mr Tony Feng (Medical Student, University of Glasgow) for his presentation entitled 'Comparison of variant effects in SCN-gene paralogs aids precision treatment across sodium channelopathies'.