Prizes at SfE BES 2019 have been reviewed by the Programme Committee to align them with the new programme format and increase their prestige. For the first time, each endocrine subspecialty will have a dedicated award for the best oral presentation and best poster at the conference.
The Society has also changed the eligibility for these prizes to be open to early career endocrinologist attendees only – providing recognition of their vital contribution to endocrine research.
The Abstract, Oral and Poster prizes at the SfE BES meeting are sponsored by:
The Society for Endocrinology
The Clinical Endocrinology Trust
The British Thyroid Association
The Association for Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Disorders
The Thyroid Eye Disease Charitable Trust
Keep an eye out for your speciality’s top oral presentation and poster to see the latest and best research relevant to you.
Prizes are available for the Best Oral and Best Poster in the following endocrine disciplines:
Neoplasia and Neuroendocrinology
Bone and calcium endocrinology
Adrenal and cardiovascular endocrinology
Reproductive endocrinology and biology
Metabolism and obesity
Best Oral and Best Poster prize winners will receive £300 and £200 respectively.
The Clinical Endocrinology Trust is awarding three prizes for the best abstracts in the following categories.
- Best Clinical Abstract
- Best Basic Abstract
- Best Nursing Practice' Abstract
These prizes will receive £500, £500 and £250 respectively
The British Thyroid Association is awarding £300 to outstanding research by an early career endocrinologist. The award will be given to the best thyroid oral presentation at SfE BES 2019.
The Thyroid Eye Disease Charitable Trust is awarding £300 to outstanding research by an early career endocrinologist. The award will be given to the best thyroid oral presentation at SfE BES 2019.
AMEND is awarding £300 to outstanding research by an early career endocrinologist. The award will be given to the best neoplasia oral presentation at SfE BES 2019.
The ADSHG offers an annual prize at SfE BES, for a nurse-led research project that advances steroid awareness and patient safety.
The winner receives a £500 award for the abstract submitted which best advances the clinical management of steroid replacement therapy or adrenal insufficiency, and where the first author is a nurse.
Abstracts may cover any aspect of adrenal crisis prevention and treatment, the management and monitoring of steroid replacement therapy or associated patient education.
The judges may award a runner-up prize of £250 where there is more than one outstanding entry.
Award-wining abstracts from previous years' events are listed below.