Events, prizes and bursaries

Faculty of Eating Disorders Annual Conference 2021

Date: 4-5 November 2021

Location: To be confirmed

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This prize has been established for the best poster presentation at our annual meeting by a psychiatric trainee. We wish to encourage interest in eating disorders psychiatry and research in the specialism.





Who can enter

Psychiatric trainees CT1-3 and ST4-6, as well as comparable European colleagues. Presentations specifically invited by the Faculty and work funded by the Faculty are not eligible.

Where presented

Our annual faculty conference usually held in November each year.


  1. This prize will be awarded on the basis of originality and the relevance of eating disorders in the poster presentation
  2. Information on submitting posters for presentation at the Annual Meeting will be posted each year. Please note that posters are not automatically entered for the prize.  If you are submitting a poster and want to be considered for the prize, please make it clear in your accompanying message
  3. The prizewinner will be expected to provide a summary article for our newsletter and the full text of their poster presentation for inclusion on the College website
  4. The judging panel will consist of our Chair and two other members of the executive committee.

How to submit

You can submit your abstract through our submissions website.

Closing date

1 September 2020


Each bursary includes up to £100 towards travel expenses and free registration at our annual meeting.

2021 update:  the annual meeting is online so the 'bursary' will provide free registration only.



Who can apply

Bursaries are available for:

  • medical students
  • foundation year doctors (FY1-2)
  • core psychiatric trainees (CT1-3)
  • advanced psychiatric trainees (ST4-6)
  • service users and carers.

Closing date

Sunday 8 August 2021.


Medical students and trainee doctors should email a brief CV (no longer than one side of A4) with a covering letter, stating in no more than 200 words why you would like to attend the meeting and how you will share your learning.

Service users and carers should email a letter stating in no more than 200 words why you are interested in attending the meeting.

Please state clearly which of the bursaries you are applying for.

Faculty of Eating Disorders Psychiatry Annual Conference 5-6 November 2020

STRIPED Study – Socioeconomic cost of eating disorder in the USA

Professor Bryn Austin, Immediate Past President of the Academy of Eating Disorders, presents the findings from a social impact report on eating disorder in the US. 

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