RSPH is running the fourth annual Student Essay Competition, in partnership with SAGE Publications.

The competition is open to all RSPH Student Members and the deadline for entries is 31 October 2018.

How to enter

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

  • What do you feel is the most important priority for public health - and how should we tackle it?
  • Social media use in public health campaigns:  a force for good or muddling the message?
  • Modern lifestyles and their implication for public health: a suitable case for treatment?

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.


The author of the winning essay will win:


To enter the competition, please complete the form below by 31 October 2018.


If you have any questions about the competition please contact us.