Charles R. Morris Student Research Award

  Sponsored by Planmeca

 Purpose

The American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology Charles R. Morris Student Research Award is designed to encourage new investigators, not yet professionally established, to participate in research to further knowledge in oral and maxillofacial radiology, to develop competency in research and to gain insight into scientific investigation. The objective is to stimulate the scientific development of promising students and to encourage them to embark on a career in academic oral and maxillofacial radiology.

 

Award

The recipient of the award will receive:

  • $1,000 and a certificate 
  • Free registration at the upcoming Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, including the Continuing Education Session and Annual Banquet.
  • An invitation to present the research paper at the Annual Session.

Eligibility

The Research Award will be open to candidates from accredited dental and dental hygiene programs who, at the time the research was carried out, were full-time pre-doctoral or undergraduate students. The manuscript must be accompanied by a nomination from the institution in which the research was carried out. Applicants should be members of the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology or should have applied for membership at the time of application. Click here to apply for AAOMR membership.

Selection Criteria

Applicants will be judged by members of the Awards Committee of the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology according to the following criteria:

  1. Clarity of conceptual definition
  2. Adequacy of literature review
  3. Originality
  4. Soundness of methodology
  5. Significance of contribution to the science of oral and maxillofacial radiology
  6. Manuscript format and style

Students are strongly encouraged to secure faculty guidance in designing the research project, in determining the extent of the literature review and in composing the manuscript.

Guidelines for Manuscript

  • All manuscripts must represent original research not submitted for publication elsewhere. However, students may submit their research to the IADR/AADR for publication as an abstract.
  • Abstract (one page, containing a succinct description of the project and its objectives)
  • Definitive manuscript, reporting results of investigation in the style of Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology.

Application

The manuscript with abstract and institution nomination letter should be uploaded to the online application.

Click here to begin the online application.

 

For further questions, please contact the AAOMR Awards Committee Chairs:

Dr. Ramesh                                     Dr. Kalathingal       
[email protected]                [email protected]