The Lorber Prize awards a pre-consultant grade medical practitioner working in the UK for the best scientific paper related to paediatrics.


The Lorber Prize, awarded to the author of the best article on any subject related to paediatrics. John Lorber (1915-1996) was Professor of Paediatrics at the University of Sheffield. He made major contributions to the field of medical ethics, childhood tuberculosis and neural tube defects. The prize was established in his memory by his wife. The article must have been published or have been accepted for publication within one year of the closing date.

The article is judged with respect to scientific content, clinical contribution and presentation. The prize is open to medical practitioners who are registered in the United Kingdom and working in pre-consultant grades at the time the relevant scientific paper is accepted for publication.

We award the prize at RCPCH Conference. The winner receives £200 and a certificate, in addition to expenses covered for travel; and a day entry pass to the RCPCH annual conference.  

Deadline: 24th November

2018 Applications

To apply please access the application forms here.