Young Dental Writer of the Year Award 2013

08 January 2014

British Dental Editors Forum/British Dental Trade Association Young Dental Writer of the Year Awards 2013


Young Dental Writer of the Year

The British Dental Editors Forum (BDEF) has announced that the winner of this year's BDEF/British Dental Industry Association (BDIA) Young Dental Writer of the Year Award is James Darcey.

James, a Manchester based dentist and Speciality Registrar and Honorary Lecturer in Restorative Dentistry at the University Dental Hospital of Manchester, was nominated for his article Resorption: part 1. Pathology, classification and aetiology, which was published in the BDJ in May 2013.

Second place was awarded to Perivale based dentist, Amit Rai, who was nominated for this article Richard III – the final act which was published in the BDJ in April 2013.

BDIA Executive Director, Tony Reed presented the awards and commented, “It was a delight to present this year’s awards to James and Amit, who are both very capable young writers. Congratulations in particular must go to James for this year’s winning article”.

Notes to Editors:

(Picture: Pictured left to right; BDIA Executive Director, Tony Reed with Runner-Up, Amit Rai, Winner, James Darcey and BDEF Chairman, Professor Ken Eaton).

The BDTA represents and supports manufacturers and suppliers of dental products, services and technologies, to the benefit of members, the dental profession and the public. The BDIA is delighted to sponsor the BDEF Young Dental Writer of the Year Award.

The BDIA is a non-profit making organisation which means that any surplus funds generated from activities such as BDIA Dental Showcase are ploughed back into dentistry either directly or by supporting and working with the other professional dental bodies.

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