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In honour of the late Richard Law, an accountant who tragically died from oral cancer, the Global Child Dental Fund offers awards of Rs 50,000 (in total) to postgraduate dental students in India willing to submit a research proposal and take up the Advanced Dental Leadership Training programme.

In 2018 three awards were considered for the successful applicants:
First prize: Rs 25000, Second prize: Rs 15000 and Third prize Rs 10000.

The 2018 award winners have been announced – congratulations to all!

First prize: Sanjana Sanjay Ghadge, Terna Dental College, Navi Mumbai
Research proposal: Comparative evaluation of retention, marginal adaptation and marginal discolouration of two different pit and fissure sealants: an in vivo study

Second prize:  Chitra Ramesh Iyer, YMT Dental College, Navi Mumbai
Research proposal: Assessment of the perception of general dental practitioners (GDPs) towards peadiatric dental patients in urban settings– An observational study

Joint third prize:
J. John Shibin, Indira Gandhi Institute of Dental Sciences, SBV, Pudhucherry
Research proposal: Evaluation of dental health coaching intervention programme to improve oral health status and treatment needs for pregnant women - a randomised controlled trial

Nivedita Satish Pande, YMT Dental College, Navi Mumbai, Research proposal: Association of caries status, with caries risk using “craft” and “reduced cariogram” in three to six  year-old children: a cross-sectional study