Lucy Cavendish College at Cambridge University has announced the Cottrell Essay Prize for Medicine and Veterinary Medicine. This essay competition is for students of 12th grade (A-Levels) or equivalent; who are interested in becoming veterinarians and doctors. Students from all over the world (any country) can apply for the competition. A prize of £100 and £50 will be awarded to the winners of the competition.
Cambridge University is known as one of the top universities in the world and the fourth oldest university overall. It was established in 1209 and had many outstanding and noteworthy alumni, including heads of state, Nobel and other prize winners, and Olympic medallists.
Here are more details about the Cottrell Essay Prize
The Cottrell Essay Topics:
- What lessons should the public health services learn from COVID-19 pandemic?
- The Covid-19 pandemic and climate change demonstrate importance of the concept of “one health”. Do you agree?
- The Government is planning to modernise Mental Health Act.
- Should vaccinations be compulsory?
- How should clinical expertise be balanced with an increased emphasis on service user autonomy and choice?
The Cottrell Essay Topics for Veterinary Medicine:
- “Brachycephalic dogs spend their entire lives struggling to breathe. Their popularity is regrettable, and their breeding should be strictly regulated”. Discuss.
- Assess the positives and negatives of the “lockdown puppies” phenomenon.
- The COVID-19 pandemic and climate change demonstrate importance of the concept of “one health”. Do you agree?
- Veterinary profession have a high incidence of mental illness. What factors might contribute to this? How might the situation be improved?
- What makes a “dangerous dog”? Discuss in a critical fashion the Dangerous Dog Act and the role of the veterinary surgeon in its concept.
Deadline is May 31, 2021