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William Blair Bell Memorial Lecture

William Blair Bell, the first president of the RCOG, called for the award of an annual lectureship in a gynaecological or obstetric subject to a developing clinician scientist. This annual lecture is given as part of the 2018 RCOG Annual Academic Meeting.

The purpose of the lectureship is to allow a clinician or scientist who is at any stage of their career between award of an MD /PhD and the completion of their second year as a Senior Lecturer or its equivalent (e.g. Clinician Scientist), at the time of application, to give a lecture describing research in any area pertaining to Women’s Health at the RCOG Annual Academic Meeting 8-9 February 2018.

Prize

The winner of the lecture will be awarded a free place at the 2018 Annual Academic Meeting and will have the opportunity to present a lecture.

Eligibility and requirements

  • Clinician or scientist between the award of their MD/PhD thesis and completion of their second year as a Senior Lecturer or its equivalent
  • Proposed lecture describes their personal research in any area pertaining to Women’s Health

Closing date for applications

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

2017 Applications

To apply, please send your application form (DOC 55kb) to the Awards Administrator  by midnight on Wednesday, 31 May 2017.

The winner will be notified in October 2017.

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