Linacre lecture

The Linacre lecture is named after the Royal College of Physicians' (RCP's) first president, Thomas Linacre (1460–1524). Applicants must be members or fellows of the RCP who will be under the age of 40 on the closing date for applications, 8 October 2019, as per the terms of the original bequest.

The lectureship

Ideally, the lecture should include a proportion of original unpublished work in a balanced account of the subject suitable for a general medical audience. If work has been carried out in collaboration or under supervision, approval by those colleagues must be obtained before an application is submitted.

Only personal applications (not nominations) will be accepted.

How to apply

Please send your completed application form, CV, a synopsis of the proposed lecture describing the subject and the extent to which the work is original and any supporting papers for the attention of the academic vice president by Monday 8 October 2019 to: 

For more information, please contact the funding and awards administrator: