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IAS Prize Competitions
IAS Prize Competitions are open to members and non-members of the IAS alike. All competition entries will be displayed during the annual Autumn Scientific Meetings. The closing date for the 2020 competitions is Thursday 13th August 2020.
The winners and merits of each category will be announced during the same meeting, will be published in the IAS News Magazine edition immediately following the autumn meeting and also on the IAS website.
All category winners will receive an engraved crystal plaque bearing their name, category won and the IAS logo. The category Winners and those awarded a Merit for their entry will also receive a personalized certificate.
Marjorie England Dissection Prize
An opportunity for IAS members and non-members alike to produce a dissection and to have it considered with others by a panel of experienced Anatomists – the dissection itself must be the sole work of the entrant and may be of an animal or a human specimen and will be judged against published criteria, technical and intellectual complexity and usefulness as a teaching aid.
Terrence Williamson Museum Prize
The museum preparation may be either a single specimen or multiple specimens which together form a specific museum display.
Examples of museum preparations for the Terrence Williamson Museum Prize include:
1. Osteological preparation – either dry or fluid mounted
2. Dissection/pathological specimen mounted in a sealed museum display jar
3. Specimens which have been plastinated, air-dried, freeze-dried, plastic or resin embedded
4. Corrosion casts/models (anatomical/ pathological)
IAS Open Competition
This gives entrants the opportunity to display any type of work which they have carried out that does not fit into another competition category.
Examples of previous entries include:
1. A series of histological slides
2. Anatomical drawings, paintings or sculptures
3. Construction of a poster as a teaching aid
4. A publication or chapter in a book
5. Construction of a display stand for anatomical specimens
6. The development of a computer programme
7. Production of a video or film
IAS Student Dissection Prize
An opportunity for any student or group of students, to produce a dissection that will be judged by a panel of experienced Anatomists. The dissection may be of an animal or a human specimen and will be judged against published criteria, technical and intellectual complexity and usefulness as a teaching aid.
Become a Member
Membership is open to persons in any discipline which recognises the need for anatomical training in their profession and to those who are sympathetic to the aims of the Institute.