2018 Award Winner

In 2018, Nicole R. Aimée, from the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Brasília, in Brazil, won the award for her poster on "Changes in Adolescent's Oral Health Status: Responsiveness of the Child Perception Questionnaire 11-14” (co-authors A.J. van Wijk, M.M. Varjão, A.B. Paes, J. Lourenço, H.D. Mestrinho, J.C. Carvalho).

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About the Award

The ORCA Junior Scientist Award, inaugurated in 2007 as the Young Investigator’s Award and renamed into "ORCA Nathan Cochrane Junior Scientist Award" at the General Assembly of 4 July 2014 in Greifswald, Germany, intends to encourage and support young scientists in the field of cariology. It is awarded for a outstanding contribution to the annual ORCA conference.

The prize winner receives a certificate and is entitled to receive reimbursement of the congress fees of a future ORCA Congress.

Applicants for the ORCA Nathan Cochrane Junior Scientist Award are required to fulfil the following criteria:

  1. have not more than 5 international publications identified in Medline on the day of the deadline for abstract submission for the next ORCA Congress;
  2. be aged 35 or under on the last day of the ORCA Congress;
  3. be present on the closing ceremony of the ORCA Congress;
  4. not be a previous winner of the ORCA Young Investigator/Junior Scientist Award;
  5. must be the first author of the presentation;
  6. the presentation must not be a review.

Presenters enter the competition by ticking the appropriate box when submitting their abstract via the online submission system.  

The next competition for the ORCA Nathan Cochrane Junior Scientist Award will take part on the next ORCA congress. The deadline to apply for this competition is the same as the one for the abstract submission for the next ORCA congress. The submission of the abstract follows the normal regulations for the congress and additional requirements will be announced after the acceptance of the abstract at the beginning of February.

Past Winners of ORCA Junior Scientist Awards

Year

Winner, Affiliation and Country

Bibliography of Publication of awarded Presentation

2007

Nathan Cochrane, 
University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia

Cochrane NJ, Saranathan S, Cai F, Cross K J, Reynolds EC. Enamel subsurface lesion remineralisation with casein phosphopeptide stabilised solutions of calcium, phosphate and fluoride. Caries Res 2008; 42:88–97

2008

Peter Tschoppe, 
Charite, Free University and Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany

Tschoppe P, Meyer-Lueckel H.
Mineral distribution of artificial dentinal caries lesions after treatment with fluoride agents in combination with saliva Substitutes. Arch Oral Biol 2011; 56:775 – 784

2009

Maria Mantzourani, 
Kings College London, London, UK

Mantzourani M, Gilbert SC, Sulong HNH, Sheehy EC , Tank S, Fenlon M, Beighton D.The isolation of bifidobacteria from occlusal carious lesions in children and adults. Caries Res 2009; 43:308–313

2010

Nadine Schlüter, 
University of Giessen, 
Giessen, Germany

Schlueter N, Lussi A, Tolle A, Ganss C. Effects of Erosion Protocol Design on Erosion/Abrasion Study Outcome and on Active Agent (NaF and SnF2) Efficacy. Caries Res 2016;50:170-179

2011

Nattida Charadram, 
University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia

Charadram N, Farahani RM, Harty D, Rathsam C, Swain MV, Hunter N. Regulation of reactionary dentin formation by odontoblasts in response to polymicrobial invasion of dentin matrix. Bone 2012; 50:265–275

2012

Nasrine Mohammed, 
Queen Mary University, London, UK

Mohammed NR, Kent NW, Lynch RJM, Karpukhina N, Hill R, Anderson P. Effects of fluoride on in vitro enamel demineralization analyzed by 19 F MAS-NMR. Caries Res 2013; 47:421–428

2013 Tobias Winterfeld
University of Giessen, Germany
Schlueter N, Winterfeld K, Quera V, Winterfeld T, Ganss C. Toothbrushing Systematics Index (TSI) - A new tool for quantifying systematics in toothbrushing behaviour. PlosOne 2018 13(4): e0196497
2014 Leandro Hilgert
Faculty of Health Sciences,
University of Brasilia, Brazil 
 
Hilgert LA, Leal SC, Mulder J, Creugers NHJ, Frencken JE. Caries-preventive effect of supervised tooth brushing and sealants. J Dent Res 2015;94:1218-24.
2015 Ying Liao
Sichuan University and ACTA
 
2016

Lina Dziaugyte
Institute of Odontology, Vilnius University, Lithuania

 
2017

Diego F. Nóbrega
Piracicaba Dental School, University of Campinas, Brazil