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

Scholarships and Prizes 2008: History

Jane Wallis Kirkaldy Prizes 2009

Junior Prize 2009

The Committee for the History of Science, Medicine, and Technology gives notice that the Junior Prize of £300 will be offered for competition in the Michaelmas Term. At its discretion, the Committee may award a proxime accessit prize.

The Junior Prize is open to all undergraduate members of the University and to those who, at the deadline for the submission of the essays, are within one term of having completed the examination for an undergraduate degree of the University, provided that the Junior Prize shall not be awarded a second time to the same person, nor shall a person who has been awarded the Junior Prize receive on any subsequent occasion a proxime accessit award to the Junior Prize. A person who has received a proxime accessit award to the Junior Prize may, however, be eligible to be awarded the Junior Prize for a different piece of work on a subsequent occasion.

Candidates are invited to submit an essay of the order of 10,000 to 15,000 words, on a topic concerning the history of science or technology. The history of science will be taken in this instance to include the history of medicine. Candidates are advised to state the principal sources whence their information has been obtained.

The prize money shall be spent on books, unless the express consent of the Committee for the History of Science, Medicine, and Technology is given to the contrary. Essays should be e-mailed to the Administrator, History Faculty at administrator@history.ox.ac.uk not later than Friday, week eight, Trinity Term 2009.

A copy of the entry that wins the Junior Prize is to be deposited in the library of the Museum of the History of Science.

Senior Prize 2009

The Committee for the History of Science, Medicine, and Technology gives notice that the Senior Prize of £300 will be offered for competition in the Michaelmas Term. At its discretion, the Committee may award a proxime accessit prize.

The Senior prize is open to all members of the University registered as students for the degrees of M.Sc, M.Litt, M.St, M.Phil, or D.Phil in the University who are not eligible to enter for the Junior Prize. The Senior Prize may not be awarded to the same person twice, nor may a piece of work submitted at any time for the Junior Prize be submitted at the same time or subsequently for the Senior Prize, nor shall a person who has been awarded the Senior Prize receive on any subsequent occasion a proxime accessit award to the Senior Prize. A person who has received a proxime accessit award to the Senior Prize may, however, be eligible to be awarded the Senior Prize for a different piece of work on a subsequent occasion.

Candidates are invited to submit an essay of the order of 10,000 to 15,000 words, on a topic concerning the history of science or technology. The history of science will be taken in this instance to include the history of medicine. Candidates are advised to state the principal sources whence their information has been obtained.

The prize money shall be spent on books, unless the express consent of the Committee for the History of Science, Medicine, and Technology is given to the contrary. Essays should be e-mailed to the Administrator, History Faculty at administrator@history.ox.ac.uk not later than Friday, week one, Michaelmas Term 2009.

A copy of the entry that wins the Senior Prize is to be deposited in the library of the Museum of the History of Science.


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