This conference focuses on the role of good sleep in child development, academic performance and mental health, and the challenges of diagnosing and treating these disorders in children.
About this section
The Sleep Medicine Section’s purpose is to promote the understanding of sleep and its disorders thus promoting good health and best practice. The section through its meetings provides up-to-date information on sleep and sleep medicine to anyone who requires it.
First prize: 300
Second prize: £200
Third prize: £100
Sunday 27 October 2019
4 February 2020
Pre-clinical, clinical medical and dental undergraduate students
The title of the essay this year is 'Perils and pitfalls of sleep apps'
The aim of this prize is to promote discussion and understanding of sleep medicine and its relevance to current medical practice.
The three highest-scoring essays will be shortlisted for 1st, 2nd and 3rd prize respectively. The entrant awarded the 1st prize will be invited to deliver a presentation on the topic of their essay at a Sleep Section meeting at the Royal Society of Medicine.
- Essays should be no longer than 1000 words. The word count does not include the reference list
- References should be formatted in Harvard style. There is no limit for the number of references used
- There should be no more than 1 figure and 1 table
- The name of the author should not be included in the essay
- The essay should be entirely your own original work, and should not have been previously published
Dr Kirstie Anderson