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Harold Malkin Prize

We are delighted to offer two prizes (2nd prize £150, 1st prize £250) through the generous donation of the late Mr Harold Malkin FRCOG.

Eligibility and requirements

Open to pre-CCT RCOG Members and those on the RCOG Trainees’ Register in the UK or Republic of Ireland. The prize is awarded to the applicants who demonstrate the best original work while being of a Specialty Trainee grade in a hospital in the UK or Republic of Ireland.

If joint authorship is involved then the candidate must identify their personal involvement in the publication. The record of work can be submitted by way of:

  1. An original manuscript, adequately referenced and written in a format comparable to that used for submission to BJOG at
  2. By means of a reprint of the published article (the published article must have been published within the last two years at the time of application).

Reprints or manuscripts should be accompanied by a letter (max 400 words) describing the involvement of the applicant and the post held when undertaking the research project.

This letter must be signed by the Head of Academic Department and/or Research Supervisor.

The successful applicant will be invited to receive their certificate at RCOG’s Annual Academic Meeting.

Your application will be judged on the following criteria:

  • Quality of presentation
  • Impact of research
  • Knowledge of literature
  • Quality of discussion
  • Level of personal involvement



Please ensure you read the guidance on submitting your application before entering any of the awards.

To apply, please send your application to the Awards Administrator by midnight on Friday 31 May 2019.


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