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Prizes and awards

Highest scoring abstract submission – plenary oral presentation

This prize is for the top 3 scoring abstract submissions who will have the opportunity to present their abstract in the closing plenary session on the last day of the Congress.

Prize – Full 3-day Congress registration (in-person or virtual)

Sir William Gilliat Awards

Through the generosity of The Sir William Gilliatt Memorial Fund, we are delighted to announce that the RCOG Sir William Gilliatt Awards, first introduced at the World Congress 2013, will again be presented at the RCOG 2022 World Congress.

The object of the Fund is to foster the aims of the College – and in particular, to encourage research in all aspects of obstetric and gynaecological medicine.

Best oral presentation

This prize is for the highest scoring oral presentations overall.

First prize - £400

Second prize - £300

Third prize - £200

Best oral presentation in sessions

This prize is for the highest scoring oral presentation in each session

Prize – Certificate 

Best poster presentation

This prize is for the highest scoring poster presentations overall

First prize - £400

Second prize - £300

Third prize - £200

Best poster presentation in sessions

This prize is for the highest scoring poster presentation in each session

Prize – Certificate 

Best oral presentation by a trainee or student

This prize is for the highest scoring oral presentation given by a trainee or a medical student

Best trainee/student prize

Prize - £200

World Congress ‘Stump the Experts’ session – Trainee Opportunity

We are seeking innovative, unusual case studies from UK and international trainees to be presented live online during Congress to a panel of experts to try and stump them with diagnosis and treatment.

Submit your case study for a chance to be chosen to present at this prestigious event.

Publication of abstracts in special BJOG supplement

Did you know the top 500 abstracts from work presented at the Congress will be published in a special World Congress online supplement of BJOG? With an impact factor of 6.531, BJOG is one of the most influential journals in women’s health.

If published in BJOG, your research will be discovered, worldwide:

  • Over 4.65 million full text downloads per year
  • Impact Factor: 6.531/ Top 10 OBGYN journal/ Above-average proportion of papers with an altmetric score
  • All RCOG fellows and members across the world have access to BJOG
  • Additional subscriptions span many more countries
  • Over 39,000 followers across social media
  • Regular press releases and coverage

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