Mr. Kamal Sayed Prize in Neurosurgery 2017

Applications are invited for the Mr. Kamel Sayed Prize in Neurosurgery 2017.

"Mr Kamal Sayed Prize for Neurosurgery" is to be awarded for the best submitted paper in neurosurgery by a postgraduate neurosurgical trainee who is training at an Irish Clinical Neuroscience Centre at the time of application (Republic of Ireland or Northern Ireland). The award will recognise and reward excellence in neurosurgery training or research to trainees of exceptional calibre who have demonstrated a high level of potential such as:

  • research contributions, both fundamental and applied, which will add significantly to our knowledge base
  • who set a standard of excellence in research amongst peers
  • whose work will bring distinction in the field of neuosurgery who are recognised by the Irish Institute of Clinical Neurosciences for what they have accomplished as scholar


Candidates must be currently enrolled as a postgraduate neurosurgical trainee at an Irish Clinical Neuroscience Centre (Northern Ireland and Republic of Ireland)
The award may be for a research project, development of a neurosurgical technique, or for an important clinical contribution.
The project should have been completed within the period of training.
Applicants must be sponsored by the candidate’s head of department. The sponsor may advise, but should not author the submission.
The project is to be submitted for presentation at a meeting of the Irish Institute of Clinical Neuroscience.
Papers that have been published in 2016 are eligible for submission.
A successful candidate may not reapply in subsequent years.


The Mr. Kamal Sayed Prize in Neurosurgery will be awarded at RCSI's Research Day on Thursday 9th March 2017. The recipient will receive an engraved Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland medal.

For details of the Prize and the application process please click the link to follow Application Mr. Kamel Sayed Prize

Nominations should be received by Monday, 13th February 2017

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