Competitions

Poster Competitions

Each year the Northern and Yorkshire Division runs a poster competition for Medical Students, Foundation Doctors, Trainees and SAS Doctors at either the Spring or Autumn Conference. 

There are 3 winning categories which include:

  • Best Medical Student/FY1 Poster
  • Best FY2/Trainee Poster
  • Best SAS Doctor Poster

Each winner will receive a £100 prize and a certificate of merit.

This year the competitions will be held at our Autumn Conference 2022 at York Racecourse, York.

To enter this competition, please complete the below abstract form using the guidance form provided and ensure you include the correct grade when completing it. Once you have completed your abstract form please proof read it and ensure the word count does not exceed 250 words.

Once you are sure all information is correct please email your abstract form to northernandyorkshire@rcpsych.ac.uk.

Our staff team will confirm receipt of your abstract and provide you with further information and timelines for the competitions.

Deadline for Applications: Wednesday 31 August 2022

To enter this competition you must be based in the Northern and Yorkshire Division which covers the following regions:

  • North East of England
  • North Yorkshire
  • East Yorkshire
  • West Yorkshire

Please note: if you are based in South Yorkshire we will not accept your entry as you are part of the Trent Division.

You must be available to attend the Autumn Conference, in person, on Friday 30 September 2022 at York Racecourse.

You must enter your correct and current grade on the abstract form and the work must be completed while based in the Northern and Yorkshire Division.

Abstracts over 250 words will be returned to your for correction. If they are not returned by the competition closing date they will not be accepted.

Any entries submitted after the deadline of Wednesday 31 August will not be accepted.

There are three categories in this poster competition which include:

  • Best Medical Student/FY1 Poster
  • Best FY2/Trainee Poster
  • Best SAS Doctor Poster

There will be £100 prize money per category awarded as well as a certificate of merit for the best poster presentation.

Prizes will be presented to winners on the day of the Conference after the lunch break.

You will be contacted after the event with information on payment of the prize fund.

We are pleased to be hosting our first conference face-to-face since 2019!

Our Autumn Conference will be held at York Racecourse on Friday 30th September.

Poster boards will be available in the main auditorium and upon arrival a member of staff will assign you one to display your poster. 

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. Entrants will be told the result of the competition after the lunch break.

If you have any questions regarding your abstract, the competitions or the conference please get in touch with the Northern and Yorkshire Division team.

Email: northernandyorkshire@rcpsych.ac.uk

Telephone: 0208 618 4196

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