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Conference Awards 2018

BHBIA Awards for the Best Conference Paper and Training Session

Each year the BHBIA presents two awards to recognise excellence at the Annual Conference. These are awarded to the facilitators/presenters achieving the highest scores, as voted on by the delegates attending the event.

The Keith Munro Award is for the Best Paper

2018 Winner:

Creating a Wave for Change: How Multiple Ripples of Research Served as the Catalyst for a Change in Mental Health Policy

  • Giles Davey - Janssen
  • Rachel Medcalf & Seb Newton - Adelphi Research UK
  • Will Johnstone - Rethink Mental Illness

A unique research project co-created by three interested parties motivated to work together in a pro-bono setting to stimulate a change in government policy and reform of the Mental Health Act.

Read the full feature here

Photos: Top: The team in action delivering their paper; Bottom: Joanna Thompson (on behalf of Adelphi) and Giles Davey accept the award

The John Wheeler Award is for the Best Training Session

2018 Winner:

'Can't Cope ... Don't Care' Real People Make Bad Patients

  • Jon Chandler, Chris Recaldin and Charlotte Scrutton - Branding Science

Traditionally the provision and delivery of pharma treatments has assumed a motivated, compliant patient; but real people don't always look like this - different personalities may need very different kinds of support from pharma. This session explored developing targeted patient nudges.

Read the full feature here

Photos: Top: Jon in action delivering the workshop; Bottom: Madeleine Wilson accepts the award on behalf of the team

Conference delegates will be able to view the slides from these and all conference presentations online (delegates will receive an email when all the content is available).

We are also hoping to feature a review of the winning paper and syndicate session in the September issue of the BHBIA Journal.

Ian Burgess Award - Branding Science

Ian Burgess Award - Branding Science

Keith Munro award - Adelphi and Janssen

Keith Munro award - Adelphi and Janssen

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