Phil Strong Memorial Prize 2012-13

We are pleased to announce the Phil Strong Memorial Prize for the Academic year 2012-13.  The prize was established in memory of Phil Strong (1945-1995) one of the post-war generation of sociologists who influenced the development of medical sociology in the UK, and it is anticipated that there will be one prize to the value of £1200 awarded this year.  The purpose of the prize is to contribute to the advancement of medical sociology by supporting post-graduate research in medical sociology.

Applicants must show that they are:
  1. low waged or unwaged and not receiving a full or part time research studentship that is intended to cover maintenance and research expenses for the duration of study;
  2. that they are working in the field of Medical Sociology and that they are registered for a higher degree at a British University or other recognised British research institution;
  3. with a named supervisor who is a member of the BSA. Please note that you will be asked to supply the BSA membership number of your supervisor, so please make sure you assemble the relevant information ahead of the deadline, or contact the BSA membership team for help.

To enter, complete the application form, which can be downloaded from the page - http://www.britsoc.co.uk/medical-sociology/phil-strong-memorial-prize.aspx and return as an email attachment to the BSA Office events@britsoc.org.uk.  Alternatively, you can fax your application to 0191 383 0782 or post to the address on the application form.

Applications must be submitted to arrive no later than 16 August 2013.  Incomplete applications and applications received after this date will not be considered.

The draw and announcement of the winner for this year's prize will be made at the Medical Sociology Study Group's AGM during their Annual Conference in York , 11th - 13th September, 2013.


We look forward to receiving your completed applications
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