Competitions

Competition entries now open!

The Division hosts a competition each year at the Spring Conference. 

The competition is open to

  • Medical students
  • FY1 and FY2 doctors
  • Trainees

who are working or on placements in the Division. 

The best oral and poster audit and research presentations will receive a monetary prize and a certificate of merit.

 Deadline 12pm Monday 28th January 2019

Prize: £200 and a certificate of merit for the best poster presentation.

How often: Annually

Who can enter?: Medical Students/FY1's within Northern and Yorkshire Division

Where presented: At one of the Academic Conferences – exact date determined by Executive Committee.

Competition rules:

  • Poster presentations must be displayed throughout the conference. Entrants are expected to be available for questions from delegates during breaks in the conference.
  • Assessors will be members of the Executive Committee.  Trainees will be told the result of the competition at the end of the Conference.  Prizes and Certificates of Merit will be sent on after the event.

Prize: £200 and a certificate of merit for the best oral and poster presentation.

How often: Annually

Who can enter? FY2/Trainee Psychiatrists within Northern and Yorkshire Division

Where presented: At one of the Academic Conferences – exact date determined by Executive Committee.

Competition rules

  • Oral presentations on Audit and Research Projects or Reviews of the Literature must be no longer than15 minutes, including time for questions from the floor.
  • Poster presentations must be displayed throughout the conference. Trainees are expected to be available for questions from delegates during breaks in the conference.
  • Assessors will be members of the Executive Committee.  Trainees will learn the result of the competition at the end of the Conference.  Prizes and Certificates of Merit will be sent to entrants after the event
 Trainee oralTrainee posterMedical student/FY1 poster
Spring 2018Dr Ahmed HankirDr Zumer JawaidDr Lauren Passby
Spring 2017Dr Paul CooperDr Iain McCawDr Megan Brown
Spring 2016Dr Joanne ParryDr Soumaya Nasser El DinMiss Rhiannon Davison
  Dr Christopher WoodMiss Elizabeth Romer
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