Competitions

 
 

IME F1 and F2 UK Doctors Essay Competition

Deadline: Wednesday 6 February 2019

This annual contest is for F1 and F2 doctors in the UK, and essays must be about an ethical issue raised by an experience as a junior doctor. Five winners each receive £300, with the best overall entry receiving the Robert Hillman Prize of £250 in addition.

You can find out more and submit your entry here.

Trachtenberg Essay Contest

Deadline: passed (will be updated when next year’s contest opens)

This annual contest invites students to write essays responsive to the three topics provided. Cash prizes are available for the best three submissions.

Please note, this competition is only open to undergraduates in the US and Canada.

You can find out more ahead of next year’s competition here.

Hastings Center Awards for Excellence in Journalism on Ethics and Reprogenetics

Deadline: passed (will be updated when next year’s contest opens)

These awards exist to recognise journalism that not only explains the science and concerns about safety and efficacy, but also engages broader philosophical questions. The work must be investigative or interpretative journalism of up to 10,000 words, written in English for the lay adult in a print magazine or newspaper, or on a news website that publishes regularly.