The Clinical Neurosciences Section provides a forum for the discussion of neurosciences covering their basic science, medical and surgical aspects among multiple neuroscience sub-specialties.
- Official President's prize: Best oral presentation of case report(s): £300
- Live popular vote prize: Certificate
To be confirmed
Trainees in all areas of clinical neurosciences, including neurology, neurosurgery, neurophysiology, neuropsychiatry, neuropathology or neuroradiology.
The Clinical Neurosciences Section would like to welcome summary abstracts of up to 250 words of a clinical paper on an unusual case report or a short case series which should not be derived from a supervised research project.
Please ensure your abstract is anonymous - i.e. your name and the name of the institution are not mentioned or included in the text.
The six best submissions will be selected for oral presentation at the webinar on 23 February 2021. The best presentation as decided by the Council will be the winner. There will be a second prize based on the popular vote of the live webinar audience.
Please note: An individual can submit more than one case report but no more than one abstract will be eligible - abstract receiving the highest mark will be selected.
First place: £300
This prize will re-open in 2022
Students and trainees in neurosciences, including neurology, neurosurgery, neurophysiology, neuropathology or neuroradiology.
Applicants are invited to submit no more than 500 word summaries of research which they have carried out. Those considered to be the best will be asked to give a 10 minute presentation (including 3 minutes discussion) at a meeting of the Section. Factors which will be taken into account in the assessment of the research will include the originality, the degree to which the research was carried by the presenter, the difficulty of the work and the extent to which it throws new light and understanding on any aspect of the aetiology, epidemiology, pathogenesis, diagnosis, investigation, treatment or management of patients, and the importance and relevance in clinical practice, as well as the clarity of presentation.
For professionals with a medical, dental or veterinary qualification recognised by GMC, GDC or RCVS.
For professionals working in the healthcare sector or with an interest in healthcare issues and do not qualify for a Fellow membership.
For students studying medicine, dentistry or an undergraduate qualification in a healthcare-related subject, in the UK or overseas.