The Colgate RACDS Emerging Lecturers Award

Have you recently begun your lecturing career, or have research you’d like to present?

Apply now for the Colgate RACDS Emerging Lecturers Award for the opportunity to showcase your research and lecturing ability at The Fine Edge of Dentistry Conference 2022, previously known as the RACDS Convocation.

Shortlisted applicants will be required to present their papers as part of the Scientific Program in Melbourne (Sofitel Melbourne on Collins) on Saturday, 10 September 2022, and will have their research published on the College website.

The Award

Following the lecturers on Saturday, 10 September 2022, the winner will be announced and awarded a certificate and prize of AUD$2,850, care of our sponsor Colgate.

Who can apply?

  • Dental graduates from Australia, New Zealand and Asia
  • Non-members and members of the College
  • You must have graduated from your first dental qualification within ten (10) years of Convocation (September 2022)


  • Does not need to be original research
  • Can be any topic of choice
  • If presenting original research, it does not need to have been published
  • Presentations to be PowerPoint

Please read the Applicant Guidelines below for further information.

The 2022 Convenors

Dr Erin Mahoney
Dr Warren Shnider

To Apply

To apply click on the Application Form 2022 link below. APPLICATIONS ARE CLOSED.

Colgate RACDS Emerging Lecturers Award