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TRAVEL BURSARIES & AWARDS

Members of the BSID receive reduced registration rates for the annual meeting. Members are also eligible to apply for a number of prizes/travel awards.

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Travel Bursaries (Sponsored by BSID) & Specialist Registrar Bursaries (Sponsored by BAD)

Up to twelve bursaries are awarded each year to enable young undergraduate and postgraduate scientists, who are engaged in dermatological research in the UK, to attend the annual BSID meeting.

Applications should comprise:

  • 250 word summary of current research and significance
  • One page CV
  • Accompanying letter from the Head of Department, confirming that the applicant is engaged in skin research

Preference is given to applicants who have submitted an abstract, are the presenting author and have not previously received a Travel Award.

Applicants must be members of the BSID (or have applied to join) and should submit their application to attend the 2020 BSID Annual Meeting in Cardiff for consideration by the Chair by 10:00 am on Friday 17th January 2020.

Please submit your application to conference@bad.org.uk

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2020 BSID Early Career Awards

1 x Clinician Scientist Award

1 x Basic Scientist Award

The BSID invites submissions for the 2020 BSID Early Career Award.

There will be one award made for Clinician Scientists and one award for Basic Scientists, for an Early Career investigator within 10 years of their PhD (or equivalent) graduation who has made a significant contribution to the BSID and to dermatological research in the UK. Due consideration will be given for those with career breaks / family circumstances with respect to the 10-year criterion above.

To apply, please submit:

  • 1 page A4 summary (max) of current research and significance
  • Current CV
  • Letter of Support from the Head of Department

Applicants must be members of the BSID (or have applied to join) and should submit their application to attend the 2020 BSID Annual Meeting in Cardiff for consideration by the Chair by 10:00 am on Friday 17th January 2020.

Please submit your application to conference@bad.org.uk

Previous Awardees

Prizes

The BSID awards 3 presentation prizes at the annual meeting:

Oral Presentation Prize

Awarded to the best oral presentation at the annual meeting of the Society. Presentations are judged by the BSID committee and the award is announced at the end of the meeting.

Registrar’s Prize

Awarded to the best oral presentation by a trainee in dermatology at the annual meeting of the Society. The award is announced at the end of the meeting.

Poster Prize

Awarded to the best poster presentation at the annual meeting of the Society. Presentations will be judged by the BSID committee and the award will be announced at the end of the meeting.

BSID Medal

 

The BSID Medal for Contributions to Dermatological Research in 2020 is to be awarded to Prof. Marks.

Professor Marks is a retired dermatologist. He trained in medicine (1953-58) at Guys Hospital London and in Dermatology while in the army (1960-65), in Miami University under Professor Harvey Blank and Dr Ken Halprin (1969-70) and at St John’s Hospital for Diseases of the Skin and Institute of Dermatology 1965-69). Professor Marks was appointed consultant and research fellow at the Institute of Dermatology (1970-3). In 1973 he was appointed Senior Lecturer in the Welsh National School of Medicine, Reader in 1978-80 and Professor of Dermatology in 1980 until retirement in 1998.

He has led a large research group who worked on clinical topics such as rosacea, perioral dermatitis and acne and is particularly well known for the innovation of non-invasive measurement techniques for the assessment of skin disease. In addition he has researched stratum corneum structure and function and taken particular interest in drugs and techniques that influence the horny layer.

Professor Marks has published over 450 papers and reviews and more than 40 books as either sole author, joint author or editor and contributor. He was President of the ESDR in 1978. He has also initiated several societies including The International Society of Bioengineering and the Skin and International Society of Stratum Corneum Research as well as the special interest group for skin disease in old age. Professor Marks has given several named lectures and received several medals and honorary appointments including The Dowling Lectureship (1984), the Parkes-Weber Lecture (1985), the Literature Award of the SCC (1985), Society of Cosmetic Scientists Medal Lecturer (1993). He was elected Life President of the International Society of Bioengineering and the Skin (1985), Clinical Professor of the Department of Dermatology, University of Miami and Honorary Professor in the University of Besancon.

Previous Medal Winners