The Society for the Social History of Medicine (SSHM) invites submissions to its 2004 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 This prize will be awarded to the best original, unpublished essay in the social history of medicine submitted to the competition as judged by the SSHM's assessment panel.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. Please click here for a list of winners of past competitions.

Further details and an entry form for the 2004 competition can be downloaded here as pdf-file.

The deadline for entries is: 31 December 2004

Any questions about the competitions should be directed to:
David Cantor
Division of Cancer Prevention
National Cancer Institute
Executive Plaza North, Suite 2025
6130 Executive Boulevard
Bethesda MD 20892-7309
Email: [email protected]

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