William Inman prize

William Inman Prize was set up with a bequest from Dr William S Inman, who died in 1968. Dr Inman was an ophthalmic surgeon and psychoanalyst .The prize was established in memory of his work.

The Research Board is re-launching the award and is seeking nominations of appropriate published work.

Nomination criteria

  • the subject of the published article should be the effects of psychological factors upon physical conditions. Preference will be given to psychodynamic or psychotherapeutics factors and to conditions of the eye.
  • the submitted work should have been published within the last five years (i.e. between June 2005 and June 2010).
  • a nomination statement (of around 500 words) detailing why the article is worthy of the award must be included; together with a copy of the article.
  • normally, the recipient of the award would be resident in the UK.

Further details can be obtained from the Board Administrator.


In keeping with the original bequest, the recipient of the prize will receive £2,000 to contribute towards the costs of books or equipment.

The call for nominations is now closed.

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