RCPsych in Scotland Prizes
RCPsych in Scotland Research Prize 2018
We are now accepting submissions for the 2018 RCPsych in
Scotland Research Prize. A prize of £500 is available, to be
presented at the Autumn Meeting on 21st September 2018.
Winners will be expected to present their work at a future meeting
of the RCPsychiS.
The Chairman, Vice Chairman and one representative working in
Academic Psychiatry will make up the panel.
This should be a paper published in a Peer
Reviewed journal in 2017/18. Online publications will be accepted,
but only where there is a DOI (Digital Object Identifier) number
assigned for the paper in its final (i.e. publication) format.
Where the paper-version is delayed, the same paper cannot be
entered again in a subsequent year. The application should choose
which prize year they wish to enter the paper for. Applicants
should alert the reviewers to additional online data
(directly-related to the paper and published by the journal) which
they wish to be considered.
Open to all categories of membership of the
RCPsych in Scotland of the RCPsych other than Fellows (Members,
Specialist Associates, Affiliates, Pre-Membership Psychiatric
Trainees, etc) in good standing, who have been in their present
category of membership for less than ten years. Allowance may be
made for members who have worked less than full time for more than
ten years, so long as the total time is equivalent to less than ten
Email submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org
by 31st July 2018 with a covering email or letter saying
what part you have played in the research.
RCPsych in Scotland Research Prize 2017
Won by Dr Lori-An Etherington for her paper "Selective
inhibition of extra-synaptic a5-GABAA receptors by S44819, a new
therapeutic agent". Dr Etherington will present her paper at a
future meeting of the RCPsychiS.
RCPsych in Scotland Research Prize 2015
Won by Dr Tom Russ with his paper "Geographical Variation in
Dementia: Examining the Role of Environmental Factors in Sweden and
RCPsych in Scotland Research Prize 2014
Won by Dr Adam Polnay with his paper "Group therapy for people
with bulimia nervosa:systematic review and meta-analysis". Dr
Polnay presented his paper at the RCPsychiS Autumn meeting in
RCPsych in Scotland Research Prize 2013
Won by Dr Tom Russ with his paper "Association between
psychological distress and mortality: individual participant pooled
analysis of 10 prospective cohort studies." Dr
Russ presented his paper at the RCPsychiS 20th
Anniversary meeting on Friday 3rd October 2014.
RCPsych in Scotland Research Prize 2012
Won by Dr Alasdair Rooney with his paper "Frequency, Clinical
Associations, and Longitudinal Course of Major Depressive Disorder
in Adults With Cerebral Glioma"
RCPsych in Scotland Research Prize 2011
Won by Dr Millia Begum with her paper "Olfactory reference
syndrome: a systematic view of the world literature"
RCPsych in Scotland Research Prize 2010
Won by Dr Hilda Ho with her paper " Violence risk assessment:
the use of PCL-SV, HCR-20 and VRAG to predict violence in mentally
disordered offenders discharged from a medium secure unit in