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Faculty of Academic Psychiatry

Prizes


Faculty of Academic Psychiatry Presentation Prize

Prize: The Faculty will award 4 prizes at the annual residential conference for the best poster (£100) and runner up (£50), and the best oral presentation (£150) and runner up (£100).

Frequency: Annually

Eligible: Any student or trainee with an interest in academic psychiatry, including medical students, SHOs, SpRs and trainees STs 1 – 3 and CT3-6.

Where presented: International Congress, usually June/July each year

Regulations:

  • All applicants must be working in the United Kingdom or Republic of Ireland.
  • Applicants should be of medical student, foundation years, ST 1 – 3 or CT3-6 status.
  • Three assessors nominated by the Faculty Chair will judge the poster and presentation at the meeting. 
  • All presentations will be judged on clarity of presentation, time-keeping, originality of content, relevance to meeting, methodology and clarity of ideas; for the oral presentation quality of aids is an additional category.
  • In the event that none of the applications is considered to be of a satisfactory standard, no award will be made.

 

Closing date: Same date as International Congress poster submission deadline each year

 

Submissions to: Conference Office

 

College contact:  Conference Office Tel: 0207 235 2351 Ext 6145


Previous winners

2011

Oral Presentation Prize:

  • Winner – Dr Lena Palaniyappan
  • Runner-up – Dr Alexandra Pitman

 

Poster Presentation Prize:

  • Winner – Dr Alisdair Rooney
  • Runner-up – Dr Laura Manea

2010


Professor Nick Craddock (Faculty Chair), Dr John Williams (Wellcome Trust) and Judith Harrison (winner of the poster presentation prize)

 

Professor Nick Craddock (Faculty Chair), Dr John Williams (Wellcome Trust) and Judith Harrison (winner of the poster presentation prize)

 

 

   
Professor Nick Craddock (Faculty Chair), Dr John Williams (Wellcome Trust) and Dr Matthew Taylor (runner-up of the poster presentation prize)

 

Professor Nick Craddock (Faculty Chair), Dr John Williams (Wellcome Trust) and Dr Matthew Taylor (runner-up of the poster

presentation prize)

 


 

 
Professor Nick Craddock (Faculty Chair), Dr John Williams (Wellcome Trust) and Dr Aaron Vallance (winner of the oral presentation prize)

 

Professor Nick Craddock (Faculty Chair), Dr John Williams (Wellcome Trust) and Dr Aaron Vallance (winner of the oral presentation prize)

 

 
Professor Nick Craddock (Faculty Chair), Dr John Williams (Wellcome Trust) and Rebekah Davis (runner-up of the oral presentation prize)
Professor Nick Craddock (Faculty Chair), Dr John Williams (Wellcome Trust) and Rebekah Davis (runner-up of the oral presentation prize)

 

 

 

 


2009

 

2009 prize winners and officers at the Academic faculty conference in Cardiff

 

 

2009 prize winners and officers at the Academic faculty conference in Cardiff

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The Margaret Slack Travelling Fellowship

This travelling fellowship is awarded from funds bequeathed by Margaret Mary Slack. This travelling fellowship is intended to encourage senior psychiatric trainees to broaden their academic knowledge and experience in a centre of excellence either in the UK or abroad. Though not essential, candidates may wish to pursue a research study. Visits are expected to be no longer than two to four weeks.

Prize: £2,000

Deadline: Usually 31 December each year 

Contact: Chair, Academic Faculty by email

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