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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 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.

The next Annual Academic Meeting will be February 2022. 

 

Prize

The winner of the lecture will be awarded a free place at the RCOG's 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
  • Applicants must declare that the lecture is entirely their own work and whether they have applied for other prizes for the same work.

 

How to apply

The submission deadline for the 2021 award is now closed. 

 

 

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