The Ron McKechnie Prize

New Directions in the Study of Alcohol Group essay competition – win conference attendance.The Ron McKechnie Prize is awarded in the fond memory of one of the founding members of the New Directions in the Study of Alcohol Group.


To enter, simply submit a paper on a theme relevant to New Directions or our next conference and suitable for publication in the New Directions Journal.  The winning author will be awarded a bursary for free attendance at our annual Conference in June 2018 – this will be in Sheffield. Conference

This prize includes registration and accommodation as will be specified in our full booking form, but excludes any travel costs.This competition is open to members and non-members. Papers should be original work, and not have been previously published. NDSAG exerts no ownership on your work, even if it appeared in our journal. Submissions should be up to 5000 words in length and fully referenced.

Your paper should be submitted as word document via email attachment, including your contact details within the paper to:

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