This award is to aid a researcher to visit an internationally recognised research institute in their field of study, or to aid in the oral presentation of an international conference paper. The award available is of the value of £1,000 towards such costs.
To apply for this award, please send your C.V., an accompanying letter detailing your plans for the award and how it relates to your current research, and a letter of support from your supervisor to Prof. Harry Moseley at
The closing date for applications is 22nd April 2016.
Your application should be accompanied by a letter of support from a referee who is familiar with your work, preferably your head of department. Either the applicant or the referee must be a member of the BMLA. Priority will be given to junior applicants and to BMLA members.
You will be required to acknowledge support from the British Medical Laser Association, and, as a condition, submit a short report of your experience.
Results are announced at the Annual Conference of the BMLA (18th-20th May 2016).
The winner of the 2015 Award was Louise Campbell. Louise will be visiting experts in tissue optics in Oregon to help with her work into modelling Photodynamic therapy.
The 2015 BMLA conference was host to an array of high quality speakers from around the globe. The following awards were given for outstanding talks:
- The Photodiagnostics and Photodynamic Therapy Award, kindly sponsored by Elsevier for her talk on optical monitoring of brain tissue oxygenation and metabolism: Pardis Kaynezhad
- The BMLA presentation award for her talk on the effects of topical anaesthetics on skin vasculature and their potential implications for vascular laser treatment: Dr CJ Tollan
- The Springer award for his talk on Mohs micrographic surgery and optical coherence tomography: Dr Dara Rashed