The John Blair Trust (JBT) which provides financial assistance to students researching medical history topics. The British Society for the History of Medicine (BSHM) Congress in 2017 is being held at Surgeons' Hall in Edinburgh in September. We would like to encourage students to submit papers or posters The themes include: Women in Medicine, Scotland's contribution and influence, Apothecaries and their successors and Art and Photography in Medicine. These themes are not exclusive and papers and posters on any aspect of the history of medicine are also welcome.
John Blair Trust application form
For more information: bshm.org.uk/about-us/john-blair-trust/
Norah Schuster Essay Prize
Prize: £100 book token and a year's free RSM membership Open to: Pre-clinical, clinical medical and dental students. Please note that you must be a medical or dental undergraduate. This prize will be awarded for the best essay or essays submitted on any subject related to the history of medicine, including medical science.
Essays should be between 3,000 - 5,000 words and the standard should be comparable to a third year dissertation. A 500-word summary should also be submitted along with the full essay. This should not merely be an abstract: it should outline not only the topic under discussion, the aims and principal conclusions of your research, but also the sources you have consulted.
Preliminary short-listing of the essays will be performed on the basis of these summaries.
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Free first year Fellowship of the Society will be offered
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