Three awards for students and researchers working in medical engineering are now open for entries.
- William James Award – awarded to PhD students making contribution toward the development and improvement of the biomedical engineering field
- Dennis Hill Award – presented to MSc students for healthcare technology and cognate subjects.
- J A Lodge Award – an early career award recognising and promoting outstanding work in the field of research and development in medical engineering.
Prizes include cash, a certificate and one year’s subscription to the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET). The closing date for each competition is 30 July 2010.
All three awards will be presented at the Annual Healthcare Technologies Lecture – this year ‘Delivery of Medical Care in Overseas Military Operations’ – on 14th September 2010 at the Medical Society of London.
More details about the awards and the lecture can be found at http://www.theiet.org/events/2010/healthcare-lecture.cfm. The awards are organised by the IET’s Healthcare technologies Network – see http://kn.theiet.org/communities/healthtech/index.cfm for more information.