Robert Jones Medal and Association Prize

The BOA offers a prize of £500 and a gold medal in memory of Sir Robert Jones through an annual essay competition, in which BOA members can submit an essay on a subject of orthopaedic interest.

The essay is to be submitted anonymously in the following format:

  • Typewritten in English, not exceeding 3000 words, (excluding references);
  • PDF format saved on a USB;
  • Paper copy;
  • Post your USB and paper copy to Celia Jones, 35-43 Lincoln’s Inn Fields, Holborn, London, WC2A 3PE.

Please note: when submitting the essay, please include a sealed envelope with your name and contact details inside. Only the envelope of the successful candidate will be opened before the award is announced.

No award will be made unless a sufficient standard is achieved. The award is made by the President, with advice from such assessors as he may select. Exceptionally, in outstanding cases, more than one prize may be awarded. All awards will be formally presented at the BOA Congress in September and recorded in the Annual Report.

Submissions are now open and will close on Wednesday 31st January 2018.