Prizes and bursaries

Call for abstracts - NI Presentation Day 2019

Wednesday 2 October 2019

Preliminary proposals for awards should be submitted not later than Thursday 1 August, with final entries to be with the College by Monday 16 September 2019.

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


  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.

Submissions to

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

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