Prizes and bursaries
Women and Mental Health Special
Interest Group Prize
Women and Mental Health Special Interest Group (WIPSIG)
offers a prize to a trainee in psychiatry (male or female),
non-career grade or a consultant in his or her first three
years of service for an original presentation on a mental health
issue for women at the Spring Meeting of the Group.
must be from trainees in psychiatry in a recognised unit in the UK
or Ireland, non-career grade staff or within 3 years of appointment
as a consultant.
presented: WMHSIG Spring meeting.
I. Notice of the Prize will be given annually in the
WMHSIG autumn newsletter, with a deadline for submission to the
Chair of 31 December in the preceding year. Candidates should
prepare a summary of their project (maximum length 2000 words
including a structured abstract). Entries will be short listed
to a maximum of four by 2 members of the WIPSIG Executive and one
independent assessor from the College.
II. The short listed candidates will
present their paper at the spring meeting and will be judged by
three WIPSIG Executive members.
III. The subject matter will be in the
form of either research, a review or an essay on the subject.
IV. No Prize will be awarded if it is
judged that no presentation reaches a sufficient standard.
Chair, Women and
Mental Health Special Interest Group, The Royal College
c/o Sue Duncan
All submissions must be submitted in both
electronic and paper versions prior to the Group’s spring
Sue Duncan - Tel: 0207 235
2351 Ext 6130