Call for applications
The William Bynum Prize will be awarded to the author of an original essay on any theme relating to the history of medicine and its related sciences. This international competition is open to doctoral students and early post-doctoral researchers (candidates who have completed their PhDs not longer than 3 years before submission of the entry). The Prize’s awarding committee will be chaired by Professor Bynum himself, supported by the editor and members of the editorial advisory board of the journal Medical History. The Prize is generously supported by Cambridge University Press, publishers of Medical History. The Prize is coordinated by Medical History's editorial office which resides within the Centre for Global Health Histories, Department of History, University of York.
All enquiries regarding the competition should be directed to the editor of Medical History, Professor Sanjoy Bhattacharya, Director of the Centre for Global Health Histories. Please note that the specifications for submissions are the same as for a general article submitted to Medical History (please see www.york.ac.uk/history/global-health-histories/publications-outreach/bynum-prize/ for further information).
All submissions should be sent to the journal editor by the 1 September 2015. Details of the winning essay and its author will be announced in early 2016. The William Bynum Prize will take the shape of a £250 cash award and £250 in Cambridge University Press vouchers. The winning entry will be published in Medical History if it succeeds in undergoing the journal’s usual reviewing processes.
For further information please visit www.york.ac.uk/history/global-health-histories/publications-outreach/bynum-prize/ .