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Young Lipid Scientist Award

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Established 2014

This award is to recognise excellence and emerging talent in research related to lipids, in any field across the physical and life sciences and engineering. Example areas include (but are not restricted to) neuroscience, digestion and metabolism, crystallisation of triacylglycerols, functioning of phospholipid membranes, compositional analysis, processing and disease prevention.

Nominated by: Self-nomination

Eligibility: Applicants must either currently be studying for a PhD in the UK or must be a UK citizen

Application: Submission of a 300 word abstract of research on a lipids-related theme to Emily.Miedzybrodzka@soci.org.

Shortlisted candidates will be notified by email and will be asked to make a 15 minute oral presentation of their research at the SCI Young Lipid Scientist Award event 2018. The shortlisted candidates will also be asked to produce a summary/infographic slide which will be displayed on the SCI website and on screens during the event. All those invited to give oral presentations will be refunded reasonable travel expenses (second class off-peak return rail fare) and will receive one year complimentary membership of SCI.

Description of Award: £100 prize money, a certificate, one year complimentary membership of SCI (worth £25), and expenses up to the value of £400 for attendance at EuroFedLipid Congress 2018 in Belfast.

Presented at: Young Lipid Scientist Award event

Frequency: Annual

Nomination Deadline: April 2018

Selected by: Lipids Group Committee

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