Hubert Sydney Jacobs Memorial Scholarship 2023
Pictured Alexandra Roddy Mitchell & Dr Arun Sett
Congratulations to Alexandra Roddy Mitchell & Dr Arun Sett who were both awarded the prestigious Dr Hubert Sydney Jacobs Memorial Scholarship for 2023.
Applicants to this award submit one peer reviewed research paper that was published (in print, epub ahead of print) in the 12 months prior to the Scholarship application deadline.
Alexandra Roddy Mitchell was awarded for the 2023 paper published in JAMA Psychiatry entitled “Prevalence of Perinatal Depression in Low and Middle Income Countries: a Systematic Review and Meta-analysis”.
Dr Arun Sett was awarded for the 2023 paper published in The Journal of Pediatrics entitled “Estimating Preterm Lung Volume: A comparison of lung ultrasound, chest radiography and oxygenation”.
As a mechanism to promote the careers of promising students, this scholarship is awarded to Graduate Research Students from the Department of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Newborn Health for the best peer reviewed research paper published in the previous 12 months. The goal is to encourage Graduate Research students to publish their research and present their findings at scientific meetings.
The Scholarship is named in honour of Dr Hubert Sydney Jacobs (1892 - 1950), a Medical Officer and Captain in WWI and a respected Obstetrician and Gynaecologist who was an "Honorary" at the Royal Women's Hospital in the 1920's, and whose generous bequest funds the award.