Awards & Grants

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All of our awards are now passed their respective deadline dates.

BAUN and our award partners are no longer accepting any applications.

Good luck to all those who have entered our awards. 


 

NEW Award at BAUN 2018

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People's Choice Award in association with Prostate Cancer UK

The British Association of Urological Nurses in association with Prostate Cancer UK is pleased to offer the annual People's Choice Award.

This new award will recognise the contributions of an outstanding nurse in the field of prostate cancer - a nurse who has gone above and beyond their day job, improving the experience of their patients who have received outstanding care.

The winner will receive a bursary of up to £1,500 from Prostate Cancer UK to be used to further their education, or used to improve their service, as well as a certificate and trophy.

Closing date for receipt of completed nominations was Friday 19th October.


 

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The Bruce Turner Award

We have now passed the application deadline date. No more submissions will be accepted. 

BAUN Annual Conference 2017 showcased the inaugural Bruce Turner Award  

Bruce Turner was a well known and loved BAUN member, a nurse consultant at the Homerton Hospital, London, and BAUN Education lead for many years.

Our beloved friend and colleague passed away in 2016 after a terminal diagnosis of cancer. He was determined to continue his mission to educate and impassion urological nurses and left instructions that a legacy should continue in his name. His legacy has been used to establish The Bruce Turner Award: an annual prize which will provide a fully funded place (transport within the UK, accommodation and conference fees) to the BAUN annual conference.

If you feel that you could benefit from this opportunity, please complete the application form by clicking the link below.

If you are a nursing manager or work with junior staff, please encourage them to apply, as this is an outstanding opportunity for urology nurses to benefit from mentorship and exposure to national urological expertise and practice. Even though we strongly encourage junior urology nurses to apply, all applications will be considered.

The closing date for applications was Monday 3rd September 2018. Please note: This deadline is before the Nurse of the year and Team of the year awards.

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for more information

If you have any questions please contact baun@fitwise.co.uk or phone 01506 292 042


 

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Nurse of the Year Award

Sponsored by TUF

We have now passed the application deadline date. No more submissions will be accepted.

The British Association of Urological Nurses in association with The Urology Foundation is pleased to offer the annual Urology Nurse of the Year Award. 

This award will recognise the contributions of an outstanding nurse in the field of urology. The winner of the award will be a nurse who has gone above and beyond their role and someone who has demonstrated care innovation, transformation and collaboration that supports an exceptional patient experience.

The winner will be announced during the BAUN Annual Awards Dinner at the British Association of Urological Nurses Annual Conference in Bournemouth on Monday 26th November 2018.

The winner will receive an educational/clinical visit grant of up to £1,750 from The Urology Foundation to attend a relevant conference or course of their choice along with a certificate and trophy award.

Closing date for receipt of completed applications was Friday 5th October 2018 at midnight.

If you have any questions please contact baun@fitwise.co.uk or phone 01506 292 042


   

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BAUN Urology Team of the Year award

Sponsored by Coloplast Ltd

 

We have now passed the application deadline date. No more submissions will be accepted.

This award will recognise the contributions of a team in the field of Urology. The winner of the award will be a team who have demonstrated exceptional service improvement and best practice and, or service redesign to the overall benefit of patient experience.

The winning team will be announced during the BAUN Annual Awards Dinner at the British Association of Urological Nurses Annual Conference in Bournemouth on Monday 26th November 2018.

The winning team will receive an educational grant of £1,500.00 from Coloplast Ltd to attend a relevant conference or course of their choice along with a certificate and trophy award. The winning team will also be invited to attend a fully hosted Team Building day at Coloplast HQ in Peterborough.

Closing date for receipt of completed applications was Friday 5th October 2018 at midnight.

If you have any questions please contact baun@fitwise.co.uk or phone 01506 292 042


   

 

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Be a part of BAUN Annual Conference 2018

We have now passed the application deadline date. No more submissions will be accepted.

Have you carried out research and would love to share your findings with your peers? Why not submit an abstract and you could be chosen to present your findings as a presenter at this years conference! Alternatively, BAUN would love to see your findings at conference as a poster. Whether you choose to present at conference or submit a poster, you could win an award for doing so! Details of the Sarah Henderson Best Poster Award and Best Oral Presentation Award are given below.

In order to be considered for an Oral Presentation or Poster Presentation you will need to submit an abstract for judging first. 

 

The Deadline date for applications was Monday 24th September 2018.

 

Sarah Henderson Award for Best Poster

If you submit an abstract and it is selected to be shown as a poster at conference we have included details below of what is required when designing and implementing your poster.

Please note: At least one member of the group submitting an abstract must be a BAUN Member

Criteria for Poster Judging for the Sarah Henderson Award
• The poster size must not exceed 2m x 1m (portrait or landscape)
• Font must be legible from a distance of 3 meters away (font size 90-150 bold for the title and 26-32 for the main body)
• The poster theme must be relevant to Urological nursing
• the lead author must be a nurse/eligible for full BAUN membership
• The content must not been have published or presented at an international congress at the time of submission
• The poster content should be in the form of an abstract rather than an essay
• Points and conclusions must be clear and concise
• The judges are looking for innovative or original issues/projects
• Maximum word count 350 words
• Any relevant conflicts of interests must be declared on the poster

The BAUN Sarah Henderson Award
• The winner of the BAUN Sarah Henderson Award will be announced and presented during the BAUN Annual Awards dinner. If the winner is not present BAUN will contact the winner and arrange delivery of the award
• There will be no feedback to poster submitters or presenters following judging.

Poster Viewing
• There will be an interactive session for you to discuss your poster. This will not form part of the judging for the Sarah Henderson Award.
• During the poster viewing, at the beginning of the session, groups gather at the various posters and move from one to the next, discussing their findings with the authors. This permits a one-to-one exchange of ideas.
Poster viewing; presenter should remain near his/her poster (30 minutes)
• Introduction by chairmen (4 minutes)
• Presentations

What You Need to do With Your Poster
Please mount your poster on the board allocated to you on your arrival. 

Posters not on the board 30 minutes prior to the start of the poster presentations will not be judged. The date, time and place are listed in the programme book/app. The presenter of the poster must attend the whole session.

BAUN Council Members and their teams are encouraged to present a poster at conference but will not be eligible for the Sarah Henderson Award


Equipment supplied
Poster boards with drawing pins; please leave the drawing pins on the board when you remove your poster 


DO’s
• DO use matte (silk) finish for photographs as this will help diminish glare
• DO make captions brief, labels few and make both clear
• DO make posters as self-explanatory as possible

DON'TS 
• DO NOT mount your poster with sticky tape or material as this will damage the poster board

Further Information on Developing a Poster
https://www.liverpool.ac.uk/media/livacuk/computingservices/printing/making-an-impact-with-your-poster.pdf

http://guides.nyu.edu/posters

http://www.slideshare.net/WilliamOslerHealthSystem/baxter-poster-presentation

 

Best Oral Presentation Award

If you submit an abstract and are selected to present your findings at BAUN Annual Conference 2018 you will be contacted by email to confirm details of your session and what will be involved. 

To see the programme as it currently stands, please click the "Programme" section on the left side bar higher up this page. 

 

Terms and Conditions

Full terms and conditions are included in the registration page when submitting your abstract. 

The award will be presented at the BAUN Annual Awards Dinner. You will need to book and pay for this using the links on the relevant page. 

 

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