Research and training Training and awards Awards and competitions The Encephalitis Society is proud to offer two annual awards/prizes for our valued professional members. The 2018 competitions are not yet open! Please become a Professional Member of the Encephalitis Society to keep up-to-date with these competitions. Membership is free and can be completed online. If you would like any more information please get in touch on [email protected] The Johnny Sutton Travel Bursary 2018 Open to junior doctors and research fellows in the UK and OUTSIDE the UK. Prize: £500 The bursary can be used to present a project on encephalitis at a conference, or elective travel, or to visit a laboratory, research, clinical or other group working on encephalitis, if it supports some aspect of the doctor/fellow’s work in this area. For more information email [email protected] Excellence in Encephalitis Healthcare 2018 The awards are in recognition of the exceptional service given by individuals and organisations within our medical health and research establishments, whose contribution(s) really have made a difference to those affected by encephalitis. There are six different categories: Clinician or Nurse Practitioner Patient & Public Engagement Researcher General Practice & Primary Care Professional Allied Medicine Rehabilitation Team Nominations can only be made by professionals within the fields of health and research. International nominations are welcome. For more information, email [email protected] or call +44(0)1653 692583.