Core-Dr Falk Awards


THE 2018 CORE-DR FALK PHARMA UK AWARDS ARE OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS

Now in their twelfth year the Core-Dr Falk awards recognise the achievements of those who bring new insight to gastroenterology and hepatology, and the collaboration that furthers patient care.  These awards are an opportunity to achieve national recognition as well as the financial support for career progression.

This year’s awards comprise:

A £1,000 prize for the best essay on gastroenterology or hepatology research personally undertaken by medical students studying in the UK who were on an intercalated BSc/MRes/MSc/MPH/MBPhD* course during the previous academic year (2016-17). Apply for this award.

Four £1,500 prizes for medical students taking full-time science degrees in the UK (BSc/MRes/MSc/MPH/MBPhD*) focusing on gastrointestinal or liver-related disease in the current academic year (2017-18). Apply for this award.

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

A £1,000 award for UK-based primary and secondary care nurses working in gastroenterology or hepatology for initiatives that have improved patient care. Apply for this award.

A £1,000 award for UK-based dietitians working in gastroenterology or hepatology for initiatives that have improved patient care. Apply for this award.

Up to £10,000 is available for UK-based gastroenterology / hepatology SpR trainees who would like to conduct an audit or quality improvement project in any area of gastroenterology, liver disease or nutrition. Download the Core-Dr Falk SpR Audit/Quality Improvement Awards 2018 Criteria for more information on this award. Apply for this award.

Applicants considering applying for the SpR Audit/Quality Improvement Awards as a network can download ‘Pointers for setting up a successful trainee research network’ .

Applications close at 17:00 on Friday 2nd March 2018.

*PhD students should note that they may apply for the medical student prize only once during their three-year studentship and that they may apply for the essay prize when their PhD has been completed.

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