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Early Career Researcher Award

Early Career Researcher Award – John Scott Lecture

The “Early Career Researcher Award” is a prestigious award presented annually to an early career researcher who has made a significant contribution to matrix biology and has excelled in the early stages of their research career. Following the generous bequest from the estate of Professor John Scott (1931-2012), the winner of the Early Career Researcher Award will be presented with a cheque for £1000, and will deliver the ‘John Scott Lecture’ at one of the biannual meetings of the society (normally at the Autumn meeting).

Previous awardees share their thoughts on recieving this prize here.

To be eligible applicants must have accepted in press at least one research manuscript and no more than three on which they are the corresponding author.

NB: The application deadline for the 2023 award will be 5pm the 30th of June 2023.

Application Rules

Early Career Researcher 2022- Dr Joan Chang

Early Career Researcher 2021- Dr Giovanna Nalesso

Young Investigator 2020 – Dr Douglas Dyer

Young Investigator 2019 – Dr Salvatore Santamaria (link to IJEP review)

Young Investigator 2017 – Dr Elena Rainiero (link to IJEP review)

Young Investigator 2016 – Dr Thomas Cox (link to IJEP review)

Young Investigator 2015 – Dr Vivien Coulson-Thomas (link to IJEP review)

Young Investigator 2014 – Dr Blandine Poulet (link to IJEP review)

Young Investigator 2013 – Dr Anna Piccinini (link to IJEP review)