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Supplement (4) to Oxford University Gazette No. 4855. Wednesday, 8 October 2008.

Scholarships and Prizes 2008: Medical Sciences

John Potter Essay Prize 2009

The prize, to the approximate value of £200, is offered annually and is open to clinical students working in Oxford for the Second Examination for the Degree of Bachelor of Medicine.

The prize will be awarded for an essay on a clinical neurosurgical, neurological, or neuropathological topic. The primary purpose of the prize will be the promotion of sound use of English and clarity of expression in medical writing. No person shall be awarded the prize more than once.

Candidates should submit two copies of their essay, under a nom de plume and marked 'John Potter Essay Prize', to the Medical Sciences Office, John Radcliffe Hospital, Headington, Oxford OX3 9DU, on or before Friday, 13 March 2009. Each candidate should put his/her name in a separate envelope with the nom de plume on the front. Any submission for the prize must be accompanied by a 'Declaration of Authorship' form. This form can be obtained from the Medical Sciences Office or downloaded from Weblearn at:

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