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North of England Ophthalmological Society

Prizes

The Society offers four category of prizes:

Annual Paper Prize

The annual Oral Free Paper Prizes are awarded for the best free paper presented by a non-consultant ophthalmologist in the North of England at the Society’s Spring Meeting.  The topic can be any ophthalmology related subject and does not have to relate to the theme of that meeting.  The applicant must be a non-consultant ophthalmologist in a hospital or university in the North of England and the applicant must be the lead author (named first in the list of authors) and must attend the meeting and present the paper.  The research must have been undertaken in a hospital or university in the North of England.  Applicants need not be members of the Society.  Judging will take place on the day and the winner(s) announced.  There are currently two prizes of 150 each. The amount is subject to review by the Council of the Society.  The Society reserves the right to make no award if none of the entries is of a high standard.

See the Rules and application form here

Annual Poster Prize

The annual Poster Prizes are awarded for the best poster displayed at the Summer Meeting of the Society.  The topic can be any ophthalmology related subject and does not have to relate to the theme of that meeting.  The applicant must be a non-consultant ophthalmologist in a hospital or university in the North of England and the applicant must be the lead author (named first in the list of authors) and must attend the meeting.  Applicants need not be members of the Society.  Judging will take place on the day and the winner(s) announced.  The research must have been undertaken in a hospital or university in the North of England.  There are currently two prizes of 150 each.  The amount is subject to review by the Council of the Society.  The Society reserves the right to make no award if none of the entries is of a high standard.

See the Rules and application form here

Annual Video Prize

The annual Video Prize is  awarded for the best video presented at the Autumn Meeting of the  Society. The applicant can be any grade ophthalmologist in a hospital  or university in the North of England and must be the lead author (named first in the list of authors) and must attend the  meeting to present the video. Applicants need not be members of the  Society. Judging will take place on the day and the winner announced.  The video must have been made in a hospital or university in the North of England.  There is currently one prize of 150.  The amount is subject to review by the Council of the Society.  The Society reserves the right to make no award if none of the entries  is of a high standard.

See the Rules and application form here.

Percival J. Hay Memorial Prize

The Percival J. Hay Memorial Prize is awarded for a critical essay or paper, which may or may not have been published.  Applicants must be members of the Society.  The Percival J Hay Memorial Trust makes the award.  The winner will receive a small sum of money.  The value of the Prize is set each year by the Trustees of the Percival J. Hay Memorial Trust in consultation with the Council of the Society.  Intending applicants should contact the Society in writing or via email here.

See the P.J.Hay Prize rules here.