The 2020 Healthcare Technologies Student and Early Career Awards are now open. Finalists will be invited to be present at the online Awards on 27 October 2020. Plus don't miss this year's online Duncan Dowson Memorial Lecture on the topic of ‘Nanostructured (Poly)peptide Materials for Thermoresponsive and Cell-Directed Therapies’ (12pm BST, 19 October 2020) which will be presented by Kristi Kiick, Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Delaware.
There are a total of four categories to consider, each of which will require an application form to be submitted, outlining your work and why it is relevant for that specific award:
Best Bioengineering Project (Undergraduate/Masters)
Highlighting the best projects in Biomedical Engineering from recent graduates, third/fourth year undergraduates and taught master’s degree course students.
Best Bioengineering Project (PhD)
Recognising outstanding work by current PhD students or PhD graduates who passed their viva after 1 January 2018.
Best Bioengineering Project Video (Undergraduate/Masters)
For the best engineering project short video presented by third/fourth year undergraduates and taught master’s degree course students.
Best Bioengineering Project Video (PhD)
For the best engineering project short video presented by current PhD students or PhD graduates who passed their viva after 1 January 2018.
Submission deadline: 21 August 2020
Notification deadline: 30 September 2020
Competition deadlines and how to enter:
• To enter, please download an application form and send a completed form back along with a short video to email@example.com by midnight 21 August 2020.
• The information you provide in the sections of the application form should not exceed 2 pages.
• You may append figures or tables on one extra page if you wish.
• Please, respect carefully the following structure: Background, Methodology, Results, Discussion and Conclusion. Submissions will be reviewed with equal emphasis on each element.
• If your project is about designing a piece of hardware or a prototype, please follow this template.
• The video should be no longer than 3 minutes and contain exactly three slides, each one answering the following questions: 1) Why is this project important?; 2) What did you do?; and 3) What did you achieve?
• Text size on slides should be no smaller than 11pt and no contact details should be given on the slides and video
• More information on how to record a video slide presentation on Power Point can be found here and on Keynote here
• Videos should be named following the format: [SURNAME]__[NAME]_[UNIVERSITY]_[PRESENTATION TITLE]. For example: Doe_John_UniversityofLondon_Impactofnanodropletsontumors
• The video should be submitted in MP4 or AVI format along with the application form.
• No submission will be considered if the form or the video is missing.
• Please note that no expenses can be paid.
• The finals will take place online on 27 October 2020.
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