The 2018 HealthWatch student prize competition for critical appraisal of clinical research protocols is now open.
There are two first prizes of £500 each, one for medical and dental students and one for students of nursing, midwifery and professions allied to medicine. Up to 5 runner-up prizes of £100 will be awarded in each class.
Prize winners will be invited to attend the HealthWatch Annual General Meeting in October to receive their prizes.
The competition consists of four hypothetical research protocols: your task is to rank the protocols in order from that most likely to provide a reliable answer to the stated aims of the trial to that least likely to do so. You then have to explain your ranking in no more than 600 words.
Please pass on to any students, organisations, colleges, universities, etc you think might be interested.
Entries must be submitted before midnight BST on Monday 30 April 2018. Entries received after that time will not be considered.
The terms and conditions can be read here.
Find out more here.