Research and Prizes
The Hallpike Prize
Open to all.
The Hallpike prize was established in 2009, following a kind donation by Dr Jeremy Hallpike, Emeritus Neurologist from Adelaide, Australia, in honour of his father Charles Skinner Hallpike. The prize is awarded annually for the best project of the past 24 month period (research, audit or review of subject) in the area of audiovestibular medicine.
2009 - The first winner was Miss Emma Stapleton, ENT registrar from Sheffield, for her studies carried out in Nepal on the effects of altitude-induced hypoxia and increased intra-cochlear fluid pressure on the healthy human inner ear.
2010- Mr Quadeer Arshad, a clinical scientist at the Academic Department of Neuro-Otology, Imperial College, London, for his research on "An objective test of otolith function using the ocular counter-roll afterimage device"
2011 - Dr Peter West, Consultant Audiovestibular Physician at Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth, for his research entitled, "A comparison of the techniques available for identifying peripheral vestibular nystagmus."
2012 - Mr Mahmood Bhutta for his work on an animal model of otitis media with effusion.
2014 - Dr Mitesh Patel, PhD, for his work on Locomotor adaption in Meniere's disease and vestibular neuritis patients.
2054 - Dr Diego Kaski. "An internal clock in the tempero-parietal junction for self-motion perception"
2016 - Dr Hena Ahmad MRCP "Visuo-vestibular interaction: Visual cortical adaptability in Bilateral Vestibular Failure"
2017 - Not awarded
2018 - Dr Nehzat Koohi for her research on "Hearing Evaluation and Auditory Rehabilitation after Stroke.
2019 - Dr Eldre Beukes for her project 'An Internet-based intervention for tinnitus
More details and an application form can be found HERE
The Dafydd Stephens Prize
2016 - Audit - Joanne Lau
2016 - Presentation - Rosa Crunkhorn
2017 - Audit - Rohanni Omar
2017 - Presentation - John Chan
2018 - Audit - Surangi Mendis
2018 - Presentation - Carolyn Ainsworth
Further information HERE
The Pat Jobson Prize
The Pat Jobson Prize (currently for the amount of £250) was established in 1989 and is awarded annually for a project that promotes either the science or the services of Audiovestibular Medicine. It is open to members of BAAP who are Specialist Registrars or Consultants within 5 years of their first appointment in the specialty of Audiovestibular Medicine.
The first recipient in 1989 was Dr Deirdre Lucas.
2002 - Dr Doris-Eva Bamiou
2004 - Dr Waheeda Pagarkar
2005 - Dr Sebastian Hendricks
2006 - Dr Ian Colvin
2007 - Dr Simone Walter
2009 - Dr Charlotte Agrup
2010 - Dr Colm Madden
2012 - Dr Louisa Murdin
2013 - Dr Veronica Kennedy
2014 - Dr Vasuky Sriskandaerajah
2015 - Dr Shankar Rangan
2016 - Dr Soumit DasGupta
2017 - Dr Chrysa Spyridakou
2018 - Dr Shailaja Kottapalli
The full Prize Rules and how to apply can be found HERE
James Lind Alliance
Tinnitus research priorities
The final top ten priorities in tinnitus research agreed at the James Lind Alliance meetings (2012) may be found HERE
Research projects are more likely to get funding if they are alligned to one of these