Student Conference Awards

Number offered: 4 each year 
Target BASES Membership Category: Student
Apply for these awards: All accepted abstracts will be automatically considered for a relevant award. The Award Panel may choose to shortlist presentations based on the scientific merit of the abstracts.
Results Available: At the closing ceremony of the BASES Annual Student Conference
Previous WinnersClick here

Aim of the awards

The BASES Annual Student Conference awards seek to reward outstanding contributions to sport and exercise sciences by BASES members. Awards are presented for research (free communication and poster) in separate undergraduate and postgraduate student categories.

Award criteria

  1. The applicant must be the presenting, and thus first named, author of the abstract.
  2. The applicant must be a member of BASES.
  3. Awards will be given for excellence, reflected in the academic content, presentation and defence quality of the free communication presentation.
  4. The Awards Panel's decision is final in all cases.
  5. The closing date is the deadline for abstract submission.
  6. These awards will not be made in the absence of submissions of sufficient merit.

Undergraduate awards

Undergraduate Free Communication Presentation Award sponsored by Human Kinetics

  • Prize: £100 voucher 

Undergraduate Poster Presentation Award sponsored by Cranlea

  • Prize: A Polar Heart Rate Monitor 

Postgraduate awards

Postgraduate Free Communication Presentation Award sponsored by Human Kinetics

  • Prize: £100 voucher/book token

Postgraduate Poster Presentation Award sponsored by Human Kinetics

  • Prize: £100 voucher/book token

Best Applied Impact Presentation Award sponsored by Supporting Champions

  • Prize: Free lifetime access to the following courses: Performance Careers, Kickstart Performance Skills and Graduate to Performance

Sustainable Research Award sponsored by Routledge/Taylor & Francis

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BASES stands for the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences. BASES is the professional body for sport and exercise sciences in the UK.

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