Welcome to the MPS Foundation Research Competitions page. Here you’ll find details about our annual national and international research competitions to improve patient safety, mitigate risk and enhance the wellbeing of healthcare professionals and teams.

We recognise that newly qualified dentists, doctors and healthcare professionals are the future of the healthcare community. With research and continuous improvement being such a vital part of any career in healthcare, we’re helping to foster this through the creation of research competitions.

CURRENT COMPETITIONS

 
The MPS Foundation Research Competition for Medical Interns in Ireland.

£8200 PRIZES TO BE WON. Applications now open.
The deadline for submission is 12 April 2024.

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The Dental Protection Research Competition for UK Foundation Dentists.

€4000 PRIZES TO BE WON. Applications now open.
The deadline for submission is 31 May 2024.

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THE AIMS OF OUR COMPETITIONS ARE TO: 

Support newly qualified and early years healthcare professionals in developing their understanding and expertise in important areas of patient safety, risk reduction and the wellbeing of healthcare professionals.

Raise the profile and generate interest in research among newly qualified dentists, doctors, and other healthcare professionals. To build research capability and capacity for the future in the healthcare sector.

Recognise, celebrate and reward excellence demonstrated by newly qualified dentists, doctors and other healthcare professionals in patient safety, risk reduction and the wellbeing of healthcare professionals.