Prizes and bursaries

Call for abstracts - NI Presentation Day 2018

Wednesday 26 September 2018

Preliminary proposals for all prizes and awards should be submitted by:

Friday 22 June with final entries by Friday 24 August 2018

(All applicants must submit a preliminary proposal)

Northern Ireland Research, Quality Improvement and Audit Prizes

These prizes aim to promote high standards of research, audit, quality improvement and presentation skills in the field of psychiatry.

Prizes: £200 for each category, and the award of a silver salver for Research to be held for one year

How often: Annually

Who can enter: Trainees, Junior Consultants, SAS Doctors and Affiliates within 10 years of commencement of training in psychiatry and who are working in Northern Ireland are eligible to apply. The judging panel may make provision for special circumstances in individual cases. Their decision will be final and they will not enter into correspondence or communication on eligibility criteria

Rules:

  1. Candidates will be judged on the originality of the project, the soundness and appropriateness of their methodology and the adequacy of their data and its interpretation, along with the clarity of their presentation, timekeeping and presentation quality of audio-visual aids.
  2. Entries in their abstract form will be examined by a nominated senior academic from RCPsych in NI and, in the exercise of his/her discretion, he/she will not enter into correspondence or communications. Judges will be drawn from senior members of RCPsych in NI.

Closing date: Preliminary proposals should submitted by the fourth Friday in June with final entries submitted by the fourth Friday in August each year.

Submissions to:

The Royal College of Psychiatrists in NI
Clifton House, 2 North Queen Street,
BELFAST
BT15 1ES

Email northernireland@rcpsych.ac.uk or call +44 (0) 28 9027 8793

The Dr Thomas Freeman Psychotherapy Award - RCPsych in NI & NIASP

The Royal College of Psychiatrists in Northern Ireland has sought to recognise Dr Freeman’s contribution of Psychiatry by establishing this award in his memory. Dr Freeman was a Founding Fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists and an Honorary Member of the British Psychoanalytical Society. He practised as a Consultant General Adult Psychiatrist in NHS psychiatric hospitals both in Scotland and N. Ireland.

Throughout his career he wrote prodigiously of his vast clinical experience, producing hundreds of articles and many books, the last of which was completed days before his death in 2002. He developed an international reputation particularly in the field of the psychoses and founded a psychoanalytic training organisation in N. Ireland (The Northern Ireland Association for the Study of Psychoanalysis – NIASP).

Categories:

  1. For ST4-6+ and anyone who is within two years of taking up a career grade post in Northern Ireland and began a long case or article for publication as a trainee.
  2. For CT1-3 trainees.

Prize: The award for each of the two categories will be £150, plus award of a medal. (NB: NIASP provide the financial award and RCPsych in NI, finance the medals)

How often: Annual

Who can enter: Trainees working in psychiatry in Northern Ireland and anyone who is within two years of taking up a career grade post in Northern Ireland and who commenced a long case article for publication as a trainee.

Rules:

  1. The award is for a long case or paper prepared with a view to publication, relevant to psychotherapy, whether psychodynamic, systemic, cognitive, behavioural, integrative therapies or other, as practiced in the field of psychiatry.
  2. The long case or paper should be approximately 2500 – 3500 in length.
  3. Entries will be judged by three consultant psychiatrists from Northern Ireland who specialist in or who have a special interest in psychotherapy.
  4. The Psychotherapy Faculty for Northern Ireland reserves the right not to award the prize if the entries are not adjudged to be of sufficiently high standard.

Closing date: Preliminary proposals should submitted by the fourth Friday in June with final entries submitted by the fourth Friday in August each year.

Submissions to:

Chair of the Psychotherapy Faculty
The Royal College of Psychiatrists in Northern Ireland
Clifton House, 2 North Queen Street,
BELFAST
BT15 1ES

Email: northernireland@rcpsych.ac.uk or call +44 (0) 28 9027 8793

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