This prestigious biennial award will be presented to a UKEMS member who has made an outstanding contribution to the field. In order to be eligible, the nominee must have no more than 10 years experience since receiving their PhD and should have been a UKEMS member for longer than 9 months.
Nominations will be requested from the membership following publication of an announcement on the UKEMS website and by email.
Nominations should include a cover letter, one page CV, a list of publications, full copies of the nominee's 3 'best' papers and a letter of support from the nominee's supervisor, line manager or other suitable proposer to the UKEMS Secretary.
Adjudication will be by a panel of five judges, comprising three or more UKEMS Fellows, selected by the UKEMS Committee.
The award consists of:
- Travel, registration and accommodation expenses for a relevant scientific meeting the following year
- Cheque for £250
- Inscribed Silver UKEMS Young Scientist medal
- One year's subscription to Mutagenesis
The recipient is expected to present an award lecture at the UKEMS annual meeting and to submit an appropriate manuscript to Mutagenesis (research or review article) in the same year of receiving their award.
The recipient is encouraged to present at the EEGMS meeting, also.