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Awards 

The following awards of the Paediatrics & Child Health Division, RACP will be awarded at the International Congress of Paediatrics 2013. Request for consideration must be made at the time of abstract submission.

Please click on the name of the award for more information:

Rue Wright Memorial Award 2013

Wiley-Blackwell New Investigator Award 2013

Best Poster Prize 2013

 

Rue Wright Memorial Award 2013 

  Prize:

The winner will be awarded $1500 AUD.

Open to:

National as well as International paediatricians, paediatric trainees and affiliate physicians practising in Community Child Health.

  Criteria:

For the purpose of this Award, Community Child Health will include those topics dealing with children with special needs, or population paediatrics in one of the following categories:

child disability

child development and behaviour

child protection

child health surveillance and screening

health promotion

health protection and disease control

The prize is judged based on hypothesis, scientific merit and verbal presentation.

  Note: The Scientific Program Committee will determine the Top 6 finalists.

• On recommendation from the Scientific Program Committee a judging panel will be provided with a list of the Top 6 finalists. 

*The Rue Wright Memorial Award has been running since 2001. Winners covered a range of topics, some of which are:

- Current Australian Paediatric Practice in the Assessment and Treatment of ADHD: A Survey and Practice Audit.
- 4 year old outcomes of a universal infant-toddler shared reading intervention: the Lets Read randomised trial.
- The Early Childhood Development Outcomes of Australian Children.

Dr Ruhamah Glasgow Wright (1939 – 1991), known as Rue, was a significant female paediatrician originally from the USA. She gained experience throughout Europe completing her psychology major in Stanford in 1963. After marrying an Australian, she contributed to Paediatrics and Child Health through the NSW Public Health Department as well as baby clinics, and was a Fellow of the College.

Wiley-Blackwell New Investigator Award 2013

  Prize:

The winner will be awarded $1500 AUD.

Open to:

National as well as International research that has been led by a paediatric trainee or paediatrician with less than three years’ standing at the time of the oral presentation.

  Criteria:

For the purpose of this Award, Community Child Health will include those topics dealing with children with special needs, or population paediatrics in one of the following categories:

  • child disability
  • child development and behaviour
  • child protection
  • child health surveillance and screening
  • health promotion
  • health protection and disease control

The prize is judged based on hypothesis, scientific merit and verbal presentation.

  Note: The Scientific Program Committee will determine the Top 6 finalists.

• On recommendation from the Scientific Program Committee a judging panel will be provided with a list of the Top 6 finalists.

*The Wiley-Blackwell New Investigator Prize has been running since 2001. Winners covered a range of topics, some of which are:

- Iron supplementation for breath-holding attacks in children
- Frequency, aetiology and treatment of childhood end stage kidney disease in Australia and New Zealand

Best Poster Prize 2013

  Prize:

The winner will be awarded $1500 AUD.

Open to:

National as well as International research that has been led by a paediatrician or paediatric trainee.

Criteria: The prize is judged based on hypothesis, scientific merit and verbal presentation
 Note: The Scientific Program Committee will determine the Top 6 finalists for the Best Poster Prize.

• Prior to the ICP 2013 the finalists will be advised that they will be required to give a 2 minute presentation at their poster at a specified time during the Congress.

• On recommendation from the RACP Paediatric Scientific Program Committee a judging panel will be provided with a list of the Top 6 finalists. 

* The Best Poster Prize has been running since 2001. Winners covered a range of topics some of which are:

- Longterm effects of BMI in paediatric renal transplant recipients
- Does sleep duration predict metabolic risk in obese adolescents?
- Iron Deficiency in Children with Global Developmental Delay and Autism Spectrum Disorder