The College administers a range of annual awards providing financial support towards BAOT members’ education, research and continuing professional development.
Thank you to all those members who submitted an application to the 2017 round of funding opportunities from the RCOT annual awards scheme. The following applicants were successful in receiving funding towards their activities:
The Barbara Tyldesley Student Award
The Constance Owens (Liverpool) Award
International Travel Award
Dr Sally Payne
The annual awards are funded by the Royal College of Occupational Therapists and by a number of external sponsors. External award sponsors make an invaluable contribution towards the raft of funding opportunities made available to members and RCOT would like to thank The Constance Owens Trust; AMPS UK & Ireland; Pearson; and the Institute of Social Psychiatry for the support provided in 2017.
Award winners' reports
Dr Rob Brooks
Recipient of a 2012 Institute of Social Psychiatry Award towards his doctoral studies. Download Rob's report.
Recipient of a 2016 Staffordshire Learning Links Travel Award towards attendance and presentation at the ENOTHE-COTEC conference in Ireland, June 2016. Download Katy's report.
Recipient of the 2016 Innovation Award towards research to evaluate current forensic occupational therapy practice in Europe. Download Caty's report.
Dr Angela Birleson
Recipient of the 2015 Innovation Award towards the development of a portable profiling bed simulator. Download Angela’s report.
Recipient of a 2016 Staffordshire Learning Links Travel Award towards attendance and presentation at the 2016 International Conference on Cerebral Palsy and other Childhood-onset Disabilities (ICCP). Download Sandra’s report.
Recipient of the 2015 Pearson Award towards attendance on a course on working with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Download Julie’s report.
Recipient of a 2016 International Travel Award towards a volunteer placement in Ghana. Download Jane's report.
Recipient of the 2015 ROMPA Quality of Life Award towards a Dementia Care Mapping course. Download Amanda's report.
Recipient of the 2016 Barbara Tyldesley Student Award towards a role emerging placement in Eastern Kenya. Download Jerusha's report.
Recipient of the 2016 Pearson Award towards attendance and presentation at the British and Irish Group for the Study of Personality Disorder (BIGSPD) on the Isle of Man. Download Keir's report.
Dr Josh Cameron
Recipient of an International Travel Award 2015 towards attendance and presentation at the Pathways to Resilience III: Beyond Nature vs Nurture conference (2015) in Halifax, Canada. Download Josh's report.
Recipient of The Barbara Tyldesley Student Award 2015 towards a final year practice placement in Bangladesh. Download Laura’s report.
Recipient of the AMPS UK & Ireland Award 2014 towards a service development activitY. Download David’s report.
Recipient of The Staffordshire Learning Links Travel Award 2015 towards attendance and presentation at the 27th annual meeting of the European Academy of Childhood Disability (EACD) in Copenhagen. Download Susannah's report.
Recipient of a 2014 Innovation Award towards a project aimed at understanding and meeting the needs of patients who attend a multidisciplinary NHS fatigue service. Download Katie's report.
Dr Deanna Gibbs
Recipient of a 2015 International Travel Award towards attendance and presentation at the National Association of Neonatal Therapists (NANT) 2015 annual conference in Phoenix, Arizona. Download Deanna’s report.