The Chair of Social Dentistry at the University of Seville and the Luis Séiquer Social Dentistry Foundation in their quest to improve the oral health of the population and, in particular, of vulnerable groups, opens the call to reward those dentists who share our interest in the oral health of vulnerable groups and they work in research and community projects whose purpose is to reveal the health status of groups that have been excluded from social benefits; likewise, propose innovative ways to contribute to the prevention and treatment of highly prevalent diseases in disadvantaged populations.
- Social Pediatric Dentistry
- Hospital Dentistry
Promote dental research and community service work in vulnerable groups oriented towards the prevention and treatment of oral diseases with a social dentistry approach.
Projects prepared by professionals working in the health field in Spain or in other countries can be submitted. Projects can be submitted written in Spanish or in English.
Dentists, dental students, dental hygienists and oral hygiene students, nationals or foreigners, who have experience in carrying out community work to improve oral health in groups at risk of social marginalization or vulnerable groups may participate.
The project responsible person can only appear in one project and as a collaborator in another.
A prize will be awarded for each of the thematic areas. Each of the awarded projects will receive a prize of € 1000.
One or both awards may be void in the event that the Evaluation Committee considers that none of the projects presented reaches the required qualitative level.
In addition to the remunerated prizes, the Evaluation Committee can recognize other projects with the ACCÉSITS category. Each of the projects that obtain this rank will receive an accrediting diploma.
Deadline and project submission
The deadline for receiving projects will be September 30, 2020. The works will be sent by email to the address Premios@fos-ls.org, which will also attend to any request for information. The results will be announced before October 31, 2020 and will be published on masterodontologia.com
Focus on the subject: dental services in the hospital field and social pediatric dentistry. Orientation of the work that may include identification of risk factors for oral diseases, preventive methods or care models.
Narrative quality: includes the good use of language, the creative development of the work and the good use of the own resources offered by each medium or each channel.
Quality of the sources or research work: the plurality of sources, resources, etc. will be taken into account.
Work presentation criteria
1.- A document of 5 to 10 pages must be submitted, which must contain an introduction, objectives of the project, methods, group to which the project is directed, material means and personnel to carry it out, and expected benefits.
2.- The works must be original and have not been previously awarded in any contest inside or outside the country.
3.- Participation in the Contest implies the full acceptance of these rules and the express waiver of the participants to make any challenge to them and the decision of the Jury.
The jury will be made up of members of scientific committees from universities, members of non-governmental organizations for the benefit of health and members of trade associations in the health area.
The Jury’s decisions are unappeasable.
The awards will be presented at the Luis Séiquer Foundation for Social Dentistry Annual Gala that will take place next November 2020.