The SICOT Research Award Programme comprises six awards. The winners are chosen based on scientific merit by the Research Academy with one winner in each of the following areas:
1) Clinical Research
2) Basic Science
3) Young Investigator (first author must be less than 40 years old)
4) Female Researcher/Clinician (first author must be female)
5) Best Surgical Technique/Case Report
6) Best Abstract of the Year
The first author of each winning manuscript must be prepared to present the paper at the SICOT Orthopaedic World Congress.