Nominations are requested for the 2020 UKEMS Young Scientist Award

08 January 2020

Nominations are requested for the 2020 UKEMS Young Scientist Award

Dear UKEMS members

This prestigious biennial award is 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 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.

The recipient will be required to present an award lecture at the 2020 UKEMS Conference at Alderley Park, Cheshire and to submit an appropriate manuscript (research or review article) to Mutagenesis.

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 UKEMS Young Scientist medal
• One year's subscription to Mutagenesis

Please send nominations to Robert Smith (robert.smith@covance.com) by Friday 13th March 2020.

Kind Regards
Rob Smith
UKEMS Secretary

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