Undergraduate Edinburgh EAR Congress Essay Prize

The Edinburgh EAR Congress Essay Prize is for an essay either on a topic relevant to clinical oncology or describing personal experience of working in a department of clinical oncology during an elective period or vacation. 

The successful applicant may be invited to present a talk about their essay at the appropriate RCR meeting.          

See a list of previous prize winners




UK medical students

How to apply

Applications for 2022 will open on 1 November 2021. Applicants that are also applying for the Edinburgh EAR Congress Research prize should submit a different title/paper.

Assessment criteria

  • Background information/research
  • Relevance of subject matter (a focus on radiotherapy will be highly valued)
  • Essay structure and presentation
  • Quality of report
  • Conclusion

Enquiries should be directed to undergraduate@rcr.ac.uk

Presentation from our 2021 prize winner

Patrick McAleavey, final year medical student at Queen's University Belfast, discusses his prize-winning essay on 'Drug-radiotherapy combinations in glioblastoma.' 

This presentation was developed independently and the information provided in this video does not represent RCR guidance or endorsement.