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Laing Essay Prize 2024


Laing Essay Prize 2024

Open to all involved in burn care.

The Essay, titled: "World Burn Care and the Multidisciplinary Team" should be of a maximum 5000 words and in the style used by Burns Journal

Your Essay should use sub headings, contain an introduction, main body, discussion and conclusion as a minimum.  The essay should be well referenced using the Vancouver referencing style.  An abstract of up to 150 words should also be provided with your Essay and a list of up to 6 keywords.  Please submit your essay in Word format.

Three referees, appointed by the BBA, will judge and award the winner £500.

The prize-winning Essay may be eligible for publication in Burns at the discretion of the Editor. 

Should the prize-winning Essay not be accepted for Journal publication, it may be published on the BBA website at the author’s request.  

Closing date for applications: Monday 3rd June 2024 at 5pm

Winner will be announced at BBA/ISBI Congress, August 2024

The BBA Trustees reserve the right to award a runner-up prize if sufficient high-standard submissions are received.

For further information or to submit your essay, email


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