SFAO is continuously granting the Best Research Paper Award at all Conferences, Meetings and Summits. A high-quality standard selection process shall guarantee the branding of a distinguished and reputable award for scholarly conference papers in the field of Otorhinolaryngology and allied areas.
All papers and research articles submitted and completed by the extended deadline for submissions, should be short-listed for the competition and evaluated against the following criteria:
i. Contributes convincingly to the theme(s) of the conference;
ii. Deals with a research question of relevance for conference participants;
iii. Rigorous examination/research methods are applied;
iv. Findings, results and outcomes are convincingly presented and critically examined;
v. Conclusions are thoroughly discussed (including aspects such as the applicability, transferability, and/or furthering of research);
vi. Literature is reviewed
vii. Contribute to the nation
In addition, the authors need to confirm that their research article is plagiarised below 20% and at least one author has registered for participation at the Conference and present the paper.
All applications must be submitted in accordance with the requirements and instructions of the Society For the Advancement of Otorhinolaryngology (SFAO). All application materials must be in English and must be submitted through the Apply for Awards Portal.