AWARDS




Malaysia Spine Society (MSS) will be giving two awards for 11th International MSS Scientific Congress, namely MSS Presidential Best Research Award (Oral Presentation) and MSS Presidential Best Poster Award.



The Prizes







Regulations

    • These awards are open to all spine surgeons and researchers from the region.
    • The work may take the form of clinical trials, surveys, retrospective studies, laboratory experiments or any other form of unpublished original work.
    • The bulk of the work submitted must be performed by the author himself/herself even though he/she may have done the work in conjunction with other doctors or agencies either locally or internationally.
    • The abstracts shortlisted for MSS Presidential Best Research Award (Oral Presentation) will be evaluated on the following criteria: -
      • Clarity of content
      • Quality of content (background, methodology, findings, etc)
      • Originality and complexity
      • Significance of project (to field of study, clinical, etc)
      • Appropriate use of slides/pictures/media
      • Smooth transitions between topics
      • Informative and clear summary/conclusions
      • Response to questions
      • Overall impression of research idea
      • Overall impression of presentation
    • The abstracts for the MSS Presidential Best Poster Award will be evaluated on the following criteria: -
      • Clarity of content
      • Quality of content (background, methodology, findings, etc)
      • Originality and complexity
      • Significance of project (to field of study, clinical, etc)
      • Appropriate use of slides/pictures/media
      • Smooth transitions between topics
      • Informative and clear summary/conclusions
      • Overall impression of research idea
      • Overall impression of presentation
    • Upon the abstract submission deadline, all abstracts will be reviewed by the Scientific Committee and finalists will be shortlisted for MSS Presidential Best Research Award (oral presentation) & MSS Presidential Best Poster Award. All authors will be notified of the status of their submissions.
    • Abstracts of the finalists shortlisted for MSS Presidential Best Research Award (oral presentation) will be published in the Supplement Issue of Malaysian Orthopaedic Journal (MOJ). *Depends on total of abstracts submitted.
    • The author himself/herself of the top finalists for MSS Presidential Best Research Award (oral presentation) MUST present the paper during the 11th International MSS Scientific Congress.
    • Both award winners will be announced during the Closing Ceremony on the 6th August 2024 and he/she must be present to accept his/her award.