The Hunterian Society Prize is awarded annually for the best essay of up to 2000 words that connects contemporary medical or veterinary practice and knowledge to 18th and 19th century medicine/comparative anatomy/evolutionary biology in Britain, with particular relevance to the work and legacy of John Hunter.
The successful applicant will receive £750 and free Fellowship of the Hunterian Society for five years.
All shortlisted applicants will be awarded free Fellowship of the Hunterian Society for one year.
Fully registered, non-Consultant grade doctors, dentists, veterinary surgeons, and medical and veterinary students. Applications and submission of essay should be sent via e-mail to: email@example.com
Applicants should provide personal details including their postal and e-mail addresses, together with the title and outline of their proposed submission.
Applications and submission of essay should be sent via e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org Shortlisted applicants are expected to make a power point presentation of 15 minutes, followed by a 5 minute period of questions, to a meeting of the Society.
The Hunterian Society reserves the right not to award the Prize.
Timetable for 2023
The deadline for submission is 31 December 2023. A shortlist of successful entrants will be announced in early February 2024 and shortlisted authors will be invited to present at the Society meeting on 15th April 2024: the winner and runners up will be selected at the meeting.