The Core-Dr Falk Awards 2017

The Core - Dr Falk awards recognise the achievements of those who bring new knowledge and insight to the field of gastroenterology and hepatology. For those committed to furthering research or patient care, these awards provide an opportunity to achieve national recognition as well as the financial support for career progression. In addition to the awards below, a new award for specialist gastroenterology/hepatology registrars will be announced in 2017.

The 2017 round has now closed and the award recipients will be announced in June. Information for the 2018 round will be advertised in autumn 2017. If you would like to sign up for research award updates, email and specify your subject as 'Research' to be added to the mailing list.

Awards include:
• A £1,000 prize for the best essay on gastroenterology or hepatology research personally undertaken by UK medical students who were on an intercalated BSc/MRes/MBPhD/MSc/MPH course during the previous academic year (2015/16).

• Four £1,500 prizes for UK medical students taking full-time science degrees (BSc/MRes/MBPhD/MSc/MPH) focusing on gastrointestinal or liver-related disease in the current academic year (2016/17).

• Two £2,500 awards for UK F1/F2 doctors to facilitate prospective research in an area relevant to gastroenterology or hepatology.

• A £1,000 award for primary and secondary care gastrointestinal / liver nurses and dietitians in the UK for initiatives that have advanced patient care.


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