Title: 'How will the 'internet of things' impact delivery and training of surgery? Are we heading for a global surgical reticulum?’ Prizes: 1st: eoStudent Sim take-home laparoscopic surgical simulator (RRP £249). PLUS the opportunity to present your essay at the 8th National Undergraduate Surgery & Trauma Conference, Edinburgh Student Surgical Society on 4th March 2017 at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, and the opportunity to have your essay published in Res Medica. 2nd: eoMicro take-home microsurgical simulator (RRP £99).3rd: Pre<Optimise gesture-interface software to enhance surgical psychomotor skills (RRP £30). Submission: Entrants must be matriculated Medical Students (UK and world-wide). eMail your entry to: essay@eoSurgical.com 1000 words & max 15 references. Word or pdf format. Deadline: 11 January 2017 2200hrs GMT.