CHOMI, University of Ulster, has opened its bi-annual History of Medicine in Ireland essay prize. The prize is sponsored jointly by the Centre for the History of Medicine in Ireland (University of Ulster) (CHOMI-UU) and the Ulster Society for the History of Medicine (USHM). The object of the prize is to encourage writing in the history of medicine in Ireland. The successful applicant will be awarded a Tyrone Crystal Bowl, suitably inscribed, which they can keep for two years as well as a prize of £150.
The Competition is open to those who are or have been involved in medical careers as well as undergraduate, postgraduate, full-time/part-time students. Early-career researchers who graduated with a PhD no more than two years ago are also eligible. The work must be on a topic in the history of medicine in Ireland, across any time frame.
Essays must be
- Written in English
- Contain original primary research
- Type written between 5-8,000 words
- Conform to bibliographic conventions e.g. (Vesalius the Journal of the International Society for the History of Medicine).
- Anonymous – authors must include personal details on a separate sheet.
The winning essay may be published in a prestigious peer-reviewed journal. Publishing advice will be provided by experienced staff at the Centre for the History of Medicine in Ireland, University of Ulster.
The closing date for submission is 31st March 2015.
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