Emerging Lecturer Award

Have you recently begun your lecturing career, or have research you’d like to present?
This is your opportunity to shine!

The Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons presents an ideal opportunity to showcase your research and lecturing ability via the Colgate Emerging Lecturer Award at The Fine Edge of Dentistry (25th RACDS Convocation). The competition will take place 11 – 12 September 2020 at the Sofitel on Collins Hotel in Melbourne.

Presentation content:

  • The presentation does not need to be original research
  • It can be any topic of choice
  • If original research it does not need to have been published

Who can apply?

The award is open to all dental graduates from Australia, New Zealand and Asia. You do not need to be a member of the College, however you must have graduated within ten years of the Convocation date (September 2020).

Shortlisted applicants will be required to present their papers at the 25th Convocation at the Sofitel Melbourne on Collins on Saturday 12 September, and will have their research published on the College website.

The Award

The winner of the Emerging Lecturer Award will be announced on Saturday 12 September, and will be awarded both a certificate and a prize of AUD$2,850, care of our sponsor Colgate.

The 2020 Convenors

Dr Erin Mahoney
Dr Warren Shnider

To Apply

Please click on the links below for the printable Letter of Invitation to pass on to interested peers, the Award Entry Guidelines, as well as the Application Form.



Note: the closing date for applications is Friday 24 July, 2020 and applicants should direct their enquiries or applications to caitlin.connolly@racds.org