Scientific Essay Competition
The Ménière’s Society is pleased to announce its inaugural competition for the best scientific essay on the topic of Ménière’s disease.
The competition is open to all and will recognise original and innovative achievement in the field of Ménière’s research. Young researchers and students are encouraged to apply.
About the Society
The Ménière’s Society is the only registered charity in the UK dedicated solely to supporting people with vestibular (inner ear) disorders causing dizziness and imbalance. A national organisation, the Ménière’s Society is run from its office in Surrey, offering information and support to those affected by vestibular conditions and those who care for them; as well as health professionals and the general public.
The winner will receive the Society’s Marie and Gordon Nobbs Award.
Essay topic: Ménière’s disease
Essay length: Up to 1500 words excluding references.
Who can enter? The competition is open to all. Young researchers and students are encouraged to apply.
Submission deadline: 7 October 2016
The essay will be reviewed and marked according to the following criteria: scientific reasoning, clarity, novelty and bibliographic reference. The Ménière’s Society research panel will mark the essays.
The subject of the essay should be pertinent to Ménière’s disease from a medical, biological or sociological point of view.
Example essay topics include:
- Novel theories explaining Ménière’s disease
- Socio-economic effects of Ménière’s disease
- Philosophical considerations on Ménière’s disease
- Treatment of Ménière’s disease
- Diagnostic techniques for Ménière’s disease
- Experience as a Ménière’s disease subject
- Entries should be an original piece of work and be previously unpublished.
Apply online by clicking to "Further official information" below.
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