Essay Competition 2021

Following from the success of our previous competitions, we are delighted to announce that we will be holding a new competition this year in 2021.

You will have several titles to choose from and write either a literature review relevant to clinical radiology, or describe a personal experience of working in a  radiology department during an elective/taster week.


The titles for the 2021 Essay Competition are:

  • How has COVID-19 changed the educational paradigm in Radiology?
  • In what ways do you think postgraduate training should change or adapt following the covid-19 pandemic?
  • How could the Covid-19 pandemic change the way Radiologists work in the future?



  1. UK & International medical students
  2. UK Radiology trainees
  3. UK junior doctors (not in Radiology training)


  • Opens in March 2021.
  • Applicants must submit a 1500 word essay, including references and tables, along with the applicant’s full name, grade, medical school/hospital and a supporting statement from the supervising Consultant Radiologist who can confirm that it is the original work of the applicant.
  • The SRT Committee will judge the essays and the decision of the committee is final and binding.
  • The winners will be presented with a certificate and invited to attend the 2021 SRT Annual Conference (worth £90).
  • Applications should be sent to: by 31st May 2021.


Medical Student Essay Competition 2021

Winner: Rosemary Ho, Final Year Medical Student, Hull York Medical School

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Medical Student Essay Competition 2020

Winner: Lucy McGuire, University of Glasgow School of Medicine

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Medical Student Essay Competition 2019

Winner: Stefan Lam, 4th year medical student, Barts and The London School of Medicine

Medical Student Essay Competition 2018

Winner: Stefan Lam, 3rd year medical student, Barts and The London School of Medicine.