We are running the fifth annual Student Essay Competition in partnership with SAGE Publications. The competition is open to all RSPH Student Members and the extended deadline for entries is 15 November 2019.

Titles for 2019

Prospective authors can select from one of the following essay titles:

  • Cornerstones of modern public health

  • Fairytales and myths in public health


The essay must be no longer than 1,000 words and include no more than 10 references. It must be in the form of Vancouver style referencing, include a maximum of one table or figure, and be submitted in the format of a word document double spaced and on a white background.

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RSPH student membership costs £25 and offers a range of benefits including:

  • Online access to Perspectives in Public Health
  • Our monthly newsletter with topical public health updates
  • Free webinars
  • Access to our Special Interest Groups

If you have any queries, please email us.