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Postgraduate medicine prizes

Recognising high academic achievement
These prizes are awarded to outstanding postgraduate coursework and research students within the Sydney Medical School.
Prize Details Award
Bercovici Medal and Prize Awarded to the candidate for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy who produced the best paper (published or in press) in the preceding calendar year. The candidate must be carrying out research in the Bosch Institute at the University of Sydney.  $450
Dean's Prize for Student Research Publications

Applicants must be currently undertaking research in a course in the Sydney Medical School. Applicants should submit a peer-reviewed journal article (either published or accepted for publication during the previous calendar year), where the applicant is first author or equal first author.

$500 (and up to $500 for expenses)
Garnet Halloran Prize Awarded to a student who was awarded a Doctor of Philosophy degree between 1 August of the previous year and the 31 July of the current year in the subject of cancer of the head and/or chest (or other associated subjects). $900
Peter Bancroft Prize Awarded to the Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine) graduate whose thesis has been passed by all three examiners without requiring any emendations or amendments. The cut off date is 31 December each year. Recipients will be notified in January or February of the following year. $4000
Professor John Irvine Hunter Prize for Research in Anatomical Sciences Awarded to a candidate for a postgraduate degree for the best research undertaken in the Discipline of Anatomy and Histology. The prize may be shared. $5400
Anthony Molteno Award for Ophthalmic Optics Awarded to the highest ranking student in ophthalmic optics for the degrees of Graduate Diploma in Medicine (Ophthalmic Science), Graduate Diploma of Science in Medicine (Ophthalmic Science), Master of Medicine (Ophthalmic Science), and Master of Science in Medicine (Ophthalmic Science). Plaque
Clarence and Mabel Clark Prize Awarded to a student enrolled in the Master of International Ophthalmology, Master of Medicine (Ophthalmic Science), Master of Science in Medicine (Ophthalmic Science) or Master of Medicine (Refractive Surgery) who is judged to be the most proficient, upon graduation, in the study of the human eye. $2300
Dr Adam Locket Award for Ophthalmic Anatomy Awarded to the highest ranking student in ophthalmic anatomy for the degrees of Graduate Diploma in Medicine (Ophthalmic Science), Graduate Diploma of Science in Medicine (Ophthalmic Science), Master of Medicine (Ophthalmic Science), and Master of Science in Medicine (Ophthalmic Science). Plaque
Francis A Billson Award Awarded to to the highest ranking student in ophthalmic physiology for the degrees of Graduate Diploma in Medicine (Ophthalmic Science), Graduate Diploma of Science in Medicine (Ophthalmic Science), Master of Medicine (Ophthalmic Science), and Master of Science in Medicine (Ophthalmic Science). Plaque
Gordon Sanderson Award Awarded to students who score the highest mark in the Practical Ophthalmic Science unit (OPSC5004). Students must be enrolled in a Master of Medicine (Opthalmic Science), Master of Science in Medicine (Opthalmic Science) or Diploma in Opthalmic Science. Plaque
Prize for First in Anatomy for Critical Care Awarded to the highest ranked student who has completed the unit of study CRIT5001 Anatomy for Critical Care. In the event of two or more students being deemed to be of equal merit, the prize may be shared. $500
Prize for First in Evidence and Ethics for Critical Care

Awarded to the highest ranked student who has completed the unit of study CRIT5008 Evidence and Ethics in Critical Care.

Registration and two nights' accommodation to attend the Peripheral Hospitals Emergency Medicine Evidence Review Conference
Prize for First in Pathology for Critical Care Awarded to the highest ranked student who has completed the unit of study CRIT5002 Pathology for Critical Care. In the event of two or more students being deemed to be of equal merit, the prize may be shared. $500
Dr Andrew Couch Prize for Pharmacology for Critical Care Awarded to the highest ranked student who has completed the unit of study CRIT5003 Pharmacology for Critical Care. In the event of two or more students being deemed to be of equal merit, the prize may be shared. $500
Prize for First in Physiology for Critical Care Awarded to the highest ranked student who has completed the unit of study CRIT5004 Physiology for Critical Care. In the event of two or more students being deemed to be of equal merit, the prize may be shared. $500
First in Point of Care Ultrasound for Critical Care Prize Awarded to the highest ranked student who has completed the unit of study CRIT5010 Point of Care Ultrasound. $500