Apply by 29 April 2022
The Royal College of Physicians of Ireland is delighted to announce the Kirkpatrick History of Medicine Research Award 2022 is open for applications. The award, with a prize of €500, is open to all researchers in the field of the history of medicine in Ireland, as well as related social and cultural history fields.
How to apply
Applicants are asked to submit an abstract based on their research (maximum 800 words) with a copy of their CV, by Friday, 29 April 2022. Research must be unpublished and must have been undertaken in the last 3 years. Research which has been submitted for publication will be considered, but details should be given of when and where it has been submitted, and if it has been accepted for publication.
A judging process will commence in May which will conclude with finalists presenting their 15-minute research papers to an adjudication panel on Thursday, 2 June 2022 at a public event to be held in No. 6 Kildare Street. Presentations can be made in person or virtually on the day.
About the Kirkpatrick History of Medicine Research Award
The aim of the Kirkpatrick History of Medicine Research Award is to support and develop the study of the history of medicine in Ireland, and to promote the use of the library, archive and heritage item collections held by RCPI.
For more information, contact:
Keeper of Collections
Tel: +353 1 669 8817
Harriet is Keeper of Collection and manages the RCPI Heritage Centre. Contact Harriet with any questions about the Heritage Centre, its collection and to make an appointment to visit.