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Australasia Kevin Allen Award
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Kevin R. Allen Memorial Award

The  ADI Australasian Section is the provider of the Kevin R. Allen Award with a value of $ 3,500 which will be offered at occasional intervals. This is to honor the memory of Fellow Kevin R. Allen who, at the time of his sudden death in 1997, was the Regent for this section of the ADI and also the President-Elect of the International Body. During his practicing career he made notable contributions to the study and teaching of Pedodontics in this country. He was also noted for his work in international relationships throughout the Asian Pacific region.

The Award is intended to be widely based and the successful applicants will be expected to present work completed or work intended to be carried out in one or more of the following areas.

  1. Research in the area of Pedodontics as evidenced by papers already published or submitted for publication.

  2. Staff or student exchanges between dental schools in developing countries and one or more Australian dental schools.

  3. Travel grant for an experienced Australian dental teacher to spend a period teaching in the Asian Pacific region.

  4. Travel grant for a newly qualified Pedodontist in specialist practice to facilitate in a search for further education in this subject.

  5. Specific items of dental equipment to be provided to a Dental School in the Asian Pacific region.

This list not meant to be exhaustive and any suitable proposal will be considered. Applicants should submit initial proposals (three copies) to the ADI by June 1, following which they will be assessed by a Committee of the Academy. Applicants whose projects are regarded as suitable may then be asked to submit completely detailed plans for final judgement.

Applications should be sent to:

Dr. Edward Street, Regent
Australasian Section ADI
St. Andrews Place
33 North Street
Spring Hill QLD 4004



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