Cambridge University Reporter

University of Oxford


The Rolleston Memorial Prize is offered for original research in any of the biological sciences, including the biomedical sciences, and is worth at least £1,200. Candidates for the Prize should submit an entry form, together with a brief curriculum vitae and a summary of their research (to be no longer than five sides of A4). Shortlisted candidates will then be asked to submit the full version of their written research. All research submitted for consideration for the Prize should have been undertaken by candidates after their matriculation. Candidates should be able to demonstrate significant achievement in research.

To be eligible to enter, a candidate:

(a) must either hold a B.A. or B.M. Degree from the University of Oxford, or a B.A. or M.B. Degree from the University of Cambridge, or have been admitted as a student for the degree of M.Litt., M.Sc. or D.Phil. at Oxford, or as a student for the degree of M.Litt., M.Sc., M.Phil. or Ph.D. at Cambridge;
(b) must not have exceeded a period of six years from attaining one or other of these qualifications, or from attaining the first of these qualifications if he or she has attained more than one;
(c) must not have exceeded ten years from matriculation;
(d) must not have been awarded the Prize before.

Entry forms are available from Gary Crocker, Secretary to the Rolleston Memorial Prize Trustees, University Offices, Wellington Square, Oxford, OX1 2JD (tel. 01865 270012; e-mail:, or on the internet: The Entry form, CV and Summary of research should be sent to Gary Crocker by the closing date of 1 May 2007.