Roy Porter Award

Deadline for submissions: 1 February 2015

The Society for the Social History of Medicine (SSHM) invites submissions to its 2014 Roy Porter Student Essay Prize Competition. This prize will be awarded to the best original, unpublished essay in the social history of medicine submitted to the competition as judged by the SSHM’s assessment panel. It is named in honour of the late Professor Roy Porter, a great teacher and a generous scholar.

The competition is open to undergraduate and post-graduate students in full or part-time education. The winner will be awarded £500.00, and his or her entry may also be published in the journal, Social History of Medicine.

For more information visit the website

Any questions about the competition should be directed to our Membership Secretary: Dr Catherine Cox School of History and Archives University College Dublin John Henry Newman Building Belfield Dublin 4 Ireland.


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