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Peter Brook Award: Notice

Statutes and Ordinances, 2000, pp. 692 and 708

The Professor of Psychiatry gives notice that candidates for the Peter Brook Award should submit their application to him at the Department of Psychiatry, Level E4, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Hills Road, Cambridge, not later than 12 January 2001.

The value of the Award will be about £350. The purpose of the Award is to encourage students of clinical medicine in research in psychiatry or in the associated basic sciences.

The Award is open to any member of the University who is pursuing or has pursued clinical studies in Cambridge. Candidates are eligible provided that not more than twelve months have elapsed since they passed the Final M.B. Examination.

Candidates must submit either a piece of research, which has been completed or partially completed or a detailed research proposal for a specific piece of research to be undertaken. The research must concern the field of psychiatry or its associated basic science disciplines. The submission may take the form of a published paper or papers, or an unpublished report describing a completed research study. Alternatively, a proposal may be submitted setting out the detailed background and methods for a possible research project. Submission in a form which has been used for other related purposes such as a degree, including Part II Tripos projects, will be acceptable. Candidates may contact the Professor of Psychiatry to discuss possible entries.

Candidates' attention is drawn to the general regulations (Statutes and Ordinances, 2000, p. 692), and in particular to Regulations 10 and 11.

Butterfield Studentship

Statutes and Ordinances, 2000, p. 714

The Butterfield Studentship is available to assist students undertaking research in the field of diabetes. Candidature is open to any person who is, or is about to be, registered as a Graduate Student in the University and who is undertaking, or proposes to undertake, research in the field of diabetes. The value of the Studentship will be about £700 and is tenable for one year in the first instance; it may be prolonged for a further period of not more than one year at a time subject to satisfactory progress.

Application should be made on the form available from the Assistant Registrary, Curriculum Office, Clinical School, Box 111, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 2SP. The completed form must be submitted to the Assistant Registrary not later than 29 May 2001.

Henry Roy Dean Prize: Notice

Statutes and Ordinances, 2000, pp. 692 and 730

The Professor of Pathology gives notice that the examination for the Henry Roy Dean Prize will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, 16 February 2001, in the William Harvey Lecture Theatre, The Clinical School, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Hills Road, Cambridge.

The Prize shall be open to any member of the University who is pursuing clinical studies in Cambridge and has been entered as a candidate for Part I of the Final M.B. Examination.

Denis Dooley Prize in Clinical Anatomy: Notice

Statutes and Ordinances, 2000, pp. 692 and 732

The Regius Professor of Physic and the Head of the Department of Anatomy give notice that candidates for the Denis Dooley Prize in Clinical Anatomy, 2001, are to submit their essays to the Secretary of the Clinical School, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Hills Road, Cambridge, not later than 29 January 2001.

The value of the Prize will be about £330. Candidates must be pursuing, or must have pursued, a course of clinical study in the University for the degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery and the proposed subjects of their essays are to be relevant to study and research in clinical anatomy. Candidates are eligible provided that not more than five years have elapsed since they passed the Final M.B. Examination. The Prize may be awarded for an essay submitted jointly by two candidates, in which case an appreciably higher standard is required than from a single author. If awarded the Prize shall be divided equally between co-authors.

Essays must not exceed 10,000 words in length and should be printed or typewritten. Candidates wishing to discuss the subject and form of their essays should do so with the Head of the Department of Anatomy not later than 13 November 2000.

Candidates' attention is drawn to the general regulations (Statutes and Ordinances, 2000, p. 692) and in particular to Regulations 10 and 11.

Elmore Medical Research Studentships: Notice

Statutes and Ordinances, 1999, p. 695

The holders of Elmore Medical Research Studentships shall devote themselves to research in medicine at or from Cambridge University. Holders have to satisfy certain conditions (see Statutes and Ordinances). These Studentships are advertised separately from time to time when available, when details can be obtained from the Secretary of the Managers of the Frank Elmore Fund, The Clinical School, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Hills Road, Cambridge.

Glennie Prizes in Child Psychiatry: Notice

Statutes and Ordinances, 2000, pp. 692 and 746

The Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry gives notice that a first Prize and a second Prize shall be awarded for the best and the next best annotated case history of a child or adolescent with a psychiatric illness seen during the clinical course leading to the Final M.B. Examination.

The Prizes are open to any member of the University who is pursuing his or her clinical studies in Cambridge and is a candidate for the Final M.B. Examination.

The value of the first Prize in 2002 will be about £600 and the second Prize about £300. Candidates should submit their case reports (which should be typewritten and should not exceed 5,000 words in length, excluding tables and diagrams) to the Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Level 4, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Hills Road, not later than 1 June 2002.

Candidates' attention is drawn to the general regulations (Statutes and Ordinances, 2000, p. 692), and in particular to Regulations 10 and 11.

N.B. Candidates for the Prize in 2001 should submit their entries not later than 1 June 2001.

Grimshaw-Parkinson Studentships: Notice

Statutes and Ordinances, 1999, p. 710

Grimshaw-Parkinson Studentships for research in the field of diseases of the heart and circulation preferably with a view to treatment are open to registered medical practitioners and holders of medical degrees approved by the Managers when funds permit. Applications should be made to the Secretary of the Fund, The Clinical School, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Hills Road, when vacancies are advertised.

G.C. Grindley Fund: Notice

Statutes and Ordinances, 2000, p. 749

The Managers of the G.C. Grindley Fund give notice that they will consider applications for grants for research in the field of behaviour and its relation to mental processes and underlying physiological mechanisms. The resources of the Fund are limited. The Managers will not make awards for undergraduate expeditions or for travel to conferences. Applicants should complete an application form, and should arrange for a letter in support of an application to be sent to the Secretary by a supervisor or Tutor (for applications from Graduate Students or undergraduates) or other appropriate academic referee (for all other applicants). Because of the limited funds available, the Managers are unable to make grants to Graduate Students at the beginning of their period of research.

Further information and an application form can be obtained from the School of Biological Sciences' web page at http://www.bio.cam.ac.uk/sbs/funds/ or from the Secretary to the Managers of the Grindley Fund, School of the Biological Sciences, Old Press Site, Silver Street, Cambridge. Applications should be submitted not later than 15 January or 1 May annually.

William Harvey Studentships in Clinical Medicine: Notice

Statutes and Ordinances, 2000, pp. 692 and 754

The Awarders of the William Harvey Studentships give notice that seven studentships, each of a maximum value of £850, will be awarded in the Easter Term to students who will be entering the Clinical School in September 2001. One of the Studentships is called the 'Cambridge Medical Graduates' Fund Studentship'. The Awarders will consider the academic record and extra-curricular activities of the candidates and any other relevant factors which may include financial circumstances.

There are no application forms and students should submit a letter of application to the Clinical Dean, The Clinical School, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Hills Road, Cambridge, by 8 June 2001.

Desmond Hawkins Award: Notice

Statutes and Ordinances, 2000, pp. 692 and 755

The Clinical Dean gives notice that candidates for the Desmond Hawkins Award should submit their application to him at The Clinical School, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Hills Road, Cambridge, not later than the Division of the Easter Term annually.

The value of the Award will be about £210. The purpose of the Award is to assist clinical students in financing a period of elective medical study abroad.

The Award is open to any member of the University who is pursuing clinical studies in Cambridge. The Awarders will have regard to the academic record of candidates, their contribution to extra-curricular activities in the University generally, in the Clinical School, or in their College, and the nature of the proposed study. Preference will be given to those who propose to study in a developing country.

Applications should take the form of a letter to the Clinical Dean and must include a statement of the nature, purpose, location and estimated costs of the proposed period of elective medical study.

John and Margaret Henderson Memorial Prize: Notice

Statutes and Ordinances, 2000, pp. 692 and 756

The Clinical Dean gives notice that a prize will be awarded for an essay or other written work of not more than 3,000 words on a subject in the field of either gerontology or geriatrics. The work shall be based on the candidate's actual experience in either or both of those fields, or shall concern proposals, based on that experience, for innovations in matters of care, teaching, or research.

The Prize is open to any Cambridge clinical student who has not yet presented himself or herself for Part III of the Final M.B. Examination.

The value of the Prize in 2001 is about £800. The Adjudicators may at their discretion award a Prize of such lower value as they deem fit.

Work to be considered for the Prize must be handed to the Clinical Dean's Secretary in the Clinical School office in a sealed envelope marked 'John and Margaret Henderson Memorial Prize' not later than noon on 27 July 2001. Entries must be marked with the candidate's name.

N.B. Candidates' attention is drawn to the general regulations (Statutes and Ordinances, 2000, p. 692), and in particular to Regulations 10 and 11.

Paediatrics Prizes: Notice

Statutes and Ordinances, 2000, pp. 692 and 802

The Professor of Paediatrics gives notice that the Cow and Gate and Fisons Prizes will be awarded for the best case commentaries which can be on any topic in paediatrics. The Pharmacia Prize will be awarded for the best overall performance in the approved course of instruction in paediatrics.

The Prizes are open to any member of the University who is pursuing clinical studies in Cambridge and is a candidate for the Final M.B. Examination. A person to whom a Prize has been awarded shall not again be eligible for the same Prize.

It is expected that in 2001 the value of the Cow and Gate Prize will be £100; the Fisons Prize £100; the Pharmacia Prize £250.

Case histories or studies should be handed to the Professor of Paediatrics, Level 8, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Box 116, Hills Road, not later than 25 May 2001. They should be typewritten and should not exceed 3,000 words in length (excluding tables and diagrams).

N.B. Candidates' attention is drawn to the general regulations (Statutes and Ordinances, 2000, p. 692), and in particular to Regulations 10 and 11.

Pinsent-Darwin Studentship in Mental Pathology: Notice

Statutes and Ordinances, 1999, p. 768

The holder of the Pinsent-Darwin Studentship shall devote himself or herself to original research into any problem which may have a bearing on mental defects, diseases, or disorders. Candidature shall be open but the Student, if not a member of the University, must become such before the end of the term next after the election and remain such during tenure. The Studentship is advertised separately from time to time when vacant and enquiries may then be made to the Secretary of the Managers, Pinsent-Darwin Fund, The Clinical School, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Hills Road, Cambridge.

Marmaduke Sheild Fund: Notice

Statutes and Ordinances, 2000, p. 830

The Managers of the Marmaduke Sheild Fund give notice that they will consider applications by members of the staff of the Faculties of Biology and Clinical Medicine for grants from the Fund. The income of the Fund is available, after certain special provisions have been made, for the general purposes of the pre-clinical and clinical medical departments of the University.

Individual applicants are asked to state briefly what research grants they currently hold, the donor of each grant, and the total amount of each grant.

The Managers will not make awards for undergraduate expeditions or towards the University or College fees or maintenance costs of Graduate Students or to persons who are neither working in Cambridge nor intending to come to Cambridge.

Applications, on application form only, should be submitted through the Head of Department, by 1 November annually, to the Secretary of the School of the Biological Sciences, Old Press Site, Silver Street, Cambridge.

Further information and an application form, can be obtained from the School of the Biological Sciences' web page at http://www.bio.cam.ac.uk/sbs/funds/ or from the Secretary of the School.

Marmaduke Sheild Scholarships: Notice

Statutes and Ordinances, 2000, pp. 692 and 830

The Head of the Department of Anatomy gives notice that all students reading NST Part II Anatomy shall be considered candidates for the Marmaduke Sheild Scholarships in Human Anatomy unless they notify the Registrary that they do not wish to be considered not later than 31 October 2001. The Awarders hope to be in a position to make up to four awards.

Candidates must be undergraduates of not more than three years' standing from matriculation, or Bachelors of Arts of not more than four years' standing from matriculation, who have completed the First M.B. Examination, are qualified in anatomy and in physiology to proceed to the Final M.B. Examination, and have also obtained honours in Part IB of the Medical Sciences Tripos with anatomy as one of their subjects.

The Awarders will take into consideration not only the candidates' performance in examinations in Anatomy, but also reports by the staff of the Department of Anatomy on their general ability and performance as students of Anatomy, in practical and in theoretical work.

Each Scholarship is tenable for the year beginning 1 October 2001, unless the Awarders determine otherwise. A Scholar may be re-elected for a second year, whether he or she satisfies the rules of standing for a first election or not.

A total sum of £500 is available for these awards. The maximum emolument of any one Scholarship is at present £250 a year.

If a Scholar has not already obtained honours in Part II of the Natural Sciences Tripos, he or she must be a candidate for that examination in anatomy in the year following election to the Scholarship unless over the standing for such candidature. If a Scholar has obtained honours as aforesaid before election, or is over the standing for such candidature, he or she must undertake a course of research in human anatomy approved by the Head of the Department of Anatomy, and must pursue it under his supervision or that of a person appointed by the Head of the Department for this purpose from among the teaching staff of the Department of Anatomy.

Oreste and Florence Sinanide Scholarship: Notice

Statutes and Ordinances, 1999, p. 794

The Oreste and Florence Sinanide Scholar shall engage in research directed to the mitigation of the diseases of the circulation related to other systems. The Scholarship shall be awarded once every three years and shall be tenable for three years, it is open to any member of the University who holds one or more of the degrees of M.B., B.Chir., and M.D. The Scholarship is advertised separately when available and enquiries can then be made to the Secretary of the Managers of the Oreste and Florence Sinanide Fund, The Clinical School, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Hills Road, Cambridge.

Charles Slater Fund: Notice

Statutes and Ordinances, 2000, pp. 692 and 834

The Managers of the Charles Slater Fund give notice that they will make grants to University Officers or other persons, preference being given to graduates in medicine, towards the expenses of research, or of travel in connection with research, or of travel undertaken to study methods of teaching, in medicine or in any science ancillary to medicine. The Managers will not, in general, favour applications for equipment for research and will not make awards for undergraduate expeditions or towards the University or College fees or maintenance costs of Graduate Students or to persons who are neither working in Cambridge nor intending to come to Cambridge.

Applicants who are eligible for grants from the University Travel Fund should state whether they have applied for such a grant, and how much they have received.

Applications, on application form only, should be submitted through the Head of Department, by 1 November annually, to the Secretary of the School of the Biological Sciences, Old Press Site, Silver Street, Cambridge.

Further information and an application form can be obtained from the School's web page at http://www.bio.cam.ac.uk/sbs/funds/ or from the Secretary of the School.

Eliot Slater Prize in Psychiatry: Notice

Statutes and Ordinances, 2000, p. 835

The Professor of Psychiatry gives notice that the Eliot Slater Prize will be awarded in 2001 for the best essay entitled 'Describe and discuss the nature, assessment and associations of disorders of 'body image' in anorexia nervosa and related disorders.'

The essay, which should not exceed 6,000 words, should be submitted by 6 June 2001 to the Departmental Secretary, Department of Psychiatry, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Hills Road. Selected candidates may be given a viva voce examination.

The Prize is open to clinical students who are to sit for Part I of the Final M.B. Examination in February 2001.

The value of the Prize in 2001 will be about £300.

Candidates wishing to enter for the Prize should submit their names not later than 1 June 2001 to the Professor of Psychiatry.

Department of Surgery Prize: Notice

Statutes and Ordinances, 2000, pp. 692 and 847

The Professor of Surgery gives notice that a Department of Surgery Prize will be offered in 2001 for a dissertation on a subject of the candidate's choice related to surgery. Any person who has pursued clinical study in the University for the degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery may enter for the Prize, provided that no dissertation shall be eligible for the award of the Prize if it is submitted more than two years after the candidate has passed the Final M.B. Examination.

A dissertation, typewritten, shall not exceed 5,000 words in length (excluding tables and diagrams), and its subject should be related to experimental and/or to clinical surgery.

The value of the Prize in 2001 will be about £500.

Candidates should submit their dissertations to the Professor of Surgery, Level 9, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Hills Road, not later than 27 June 2001.

N.B. Candidates' attention is drawn to the general regulations (Statutes and Ordinances, 2000, p. 692), and in particular to Regulations 10 and 11.


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