Abstract
Abstract

Award Categories

The SHBC Scientific Competition is open to all researchers and medical professionals (Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and Foreigners).

The eight (8) award categories and their respective eligibility criteria are as follows:

S/N Award Category Eligibility Criteria Prize Awards
1. Health Professions Education Research Investigator Award

(HPE-RI)

Open to all conducting Health Professions education research in any local and overseas institutions.
Gold S$800
Silver S$600
Bronze S$400
2. Singapore Allied Health Award

(SG-AH)

Open to any Allied Health** professional conducting any of the following in any local institution in Singapore:

  • Allied Health
  • Basic Science/ Translational Research
  • Clinical Research
  • Health Services Research
Gold S$800
Silver S$600
Bronze S$400
3. Singapore Clinician Investigator Award

(SG-CIA)

Open to any Practicing Doctor conducting any of the following in any local institution in Singapore:

  • Clinical Research
  • Basic Science/ Translational Research
  • Health Services Research
Gold S$1,200
Silver S$700
Bronze S$500
4. Singapore Nursing Award

(SG-NA)

Any Nursing Professional conducting any of the following in any local institution in Singapore:

  • Basic Science/ Translational Research
  • Clinical Research
  • Health Services Research
  • Nursing
Gold S$800
Silver S$600
Bronze S$400
5. Singapore Primary Care Research Award

(SG-PCR)

Open to any Doctor, Nurse and Allied health professional practicing in Primary Care.
Oral
Gold S$800
Silver S$600
Bronze S$400
Poster
Gold S$500
Silver S$400
Bronze S$300
6. Singapore Young Investigator Award

(YIA)

3 subcategories:

  • Basic Science / Translational Research
  • Clinical Research
  • Health Services Research
Open to anyone age 39 years old and below (as of 31 Dec 2018) conducting any of the 3 categories below in any local institution in Singapore:

  • Basic Science / Translational Research
  • Clinical Research
  • Health Services Research
For each of the 3 categories

Gold S$800
Silver S$600
Bronze S$400
7. SHBC Student Awards (Open Category)

(SHBC-SA)

Open to all Students (as of 31 Dec 2018) conducting any of the following in any local institution in Singapore.
Oral
Gold S$350
Silver S$250
Bronze S$150
8. SHBC Best Poster Award

(BP)

6 subcategories:

  • Allied Health
  • Basic Science / Translational Research
  • Clinical Research
  • Health Professions Education
  • Nursing
  • Health Services Research
Open to all local and overseas submission.
Gold S$500
Silver S$400
Bronze S$300

** Allied health professionals: Acupuncturists, Audiologists, Cardiac Technologists, Care Coordinators, Counselors, Diagnostic Radiographers, Dietitians, Disease Managers, Medical / Laboratory Technicians, Medical Social Workers, Optometrists, Orthoptists, Occupational Therapists, Pharmacists, Physiotherapists, Podiatrists, Prosthetics & Orthotics Practitioners, Psychologists, Radiation Therapists, Radiographers, Research Coordinators, Respiratory Therapists, Speech Therapists, Vascular Technologists