British Society for Clinical Neurophysiology

...to promote and encourage for the public benefit the science and practice of clinical neurophysiology and related sciences

Medical Student Essay Prize

Are you a medical student considering a career in Clinical Neurophysiology or the Neurosciences?

The British Society for Clinical Neurophysiology is offering a Medical Student Essay Prize, to raise awareness of the medical specialty of Clinical Neurophysiology.

It will be advertised through all Medical Schools and will be an annual prize.

  • Cash prize of £500 paid direct to the student
  • For a 3000 word essay on 'How neurophysiology assisted in the diagnosis and/or management of a patient?'
  • Enquiries and electronic submission by 31st July 2022 to BSCN administrator louiseannjones@btinternet.com 

Downloads

Flyer for use on noticeboards (pdf)

Submission guidelines (pdf)

Frontsheet for essay submissions (docx)

Previous essay prize winners:

2021 Mr Nye Rhys Potter - Video-EEG telemetry with transcranial magnetic stimulation before cortical stimulation for epilepsia partialis continua

2018 Shared -

Sarah Nichol (Glasgow) "Delayed radiation-induced bulbar palsy mimicking amyotrophic lateral sclerosis"

Melissa Gough (Newcastle) "Epilepsia partialis continua as a consequence of POLG gene mutation: A new frontier in treatment using cathodal transcranial direct current astimulation"

2017 Mr Nick Upton essay

2015 Mr Alex Goodliffe  essay

2014 Mr Aniruddh Chhabra   essay

2013 None awarded

2012 Miss Christie Noble  essay

 

Events
  • Summer 2022 Scientific Meeting
    01 Jul 2022 09:00 - 01 Jul 2022 17:00
    The Summer scientific meeting of the society may be either a 'hybrid' event with both in-person and online attendance options or may be purely online.
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  • ATCN Teaching Day (Neurophysiology of Sleep)
    08 Jul 2022 09:00 - 08 Jul 2022 17:00
    ATCN teaching day on neurophysiology of sleep. Further details will be added soon.
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  • Autumn 2022 ATCN teaching event
    06 Oct 2022 09:00 - 06 Oct 2022 17:00
    There will be a teaching day before the scientific meeting and AGM
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