The Holdstock-Piachaud Student Essay Prize

The Holdstock-Piachaud Essay Prize was set up to encourage students to explore the themes covered by the journal Medicine, Conflict and Survival, in memory of Douglas Holdstock and Jack Piachaud who were for many years inspirational editors of the Journal.

We are recruiting! Campaigns and Operations roles

Note: Applications for these positions are now CLOSED! Medact is recruiting for two positions on our staff team, an Operations Officer and a Campaigns Officer! Sadly, this month we said goodbye to our previous Campaigns Officer, Aiyan. And we are recruiting someone to...

Nuclear Weapons Are Banned!

On Friday 22nd January, the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons is entering into international law!

Help us spread the word about this historic event by joining our social media action at midday, and tune in to Musicians for Peace & Disarmament’s concert to mark the occasion in the evening.

Holdstock-Piachaud Student Essay Prize 2021

Are you a student with a passion for research? Are you interested in the health aspects of violence and human rights? Do you dream of being published in an academic journal?  If your answer to these questions is yes, then you should consider applying for the...