2021 Undergraduate Essay Title:
"How does understanding pathology help anticipate future healthcare requirements"
Who is eligible?
Undergraduate members of the Society
31 August 2021 extended to 14 September 2021.
How do I apply?
Email one electronic copy of your essay and one signed copy of the certificate of originality to firstname.lastname@example.org
Certificate of Originality
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2008 - Discuss the impact of media and the popular portrayal of pathology on its profile by Andrew Bamber
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