Call for applications for the Aubrey Sheiham Public Health and Primary Care Scholarship 2012

2011 winner of Aubrey Sheiham Scholarship, Chunjie Li

The Cochrane Collaboration has launched a call for applications for the 2012 Aubrey Sheiham Public Health and Primary Care Scholarship. This is available to health workers, consumers and researchers living in low-or middle-income countries ,who have a registered title with a Cochrane Review Group.

The award is a scholarship of up to three months to develop skills in preparing systematic reviews of healthcare interventions within The Cochrane Collaboration. Applicants must have agreed to a review topic before 1 September 2012 with the relevant Cochrane Review Group.

The Aubrey Sheiham Scholar spends the three-month Scholarship period in Oxford. The Scholar is based at the UK Cochrane Centre in Oxford for the duration of the Scholarship, and resides in free accommodation provided by The Cochrane Collaboration. The Scholar is expected to prepare a Cochrane Review during the tenure of the Scholarship and, upon returning home, to maintain the review and undertake to train other prospective review authors in Cochrane methods.

Application deadline: 31 October 2012

For more information, visit the Aubrey Sheiham Award page on the Cochrane website.

Applications should be sent to Carly Mole.