Young Lipid Scientist Award

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, lipid oxidation, functioning of phospholipid membranes, compositional analysis, processing and disease prevention.

Award Information


Applications can be made by submission of a 300-word abstract of the results of their research on a lipids-related theme to

Shortlisted candidates will be notified by email and will be asked to make a 15-minute oral presentation of their research by video conference at the SCI Young Lipid Scientist Award event. All those invited to give oral presentations will receive one year's complimentary membership of SCI.

Presentation Details

The award consists of £100 prize money, a certificate, one year's complimentary membership of SCI (worth £25), and an opportunity to give an oral presentation at the next Euro Fed Lipid Congress, for which SCI would cover expenses up to the value of £400 to attend.

Selected by the Lipids Group Committee, winners will be presented with their award at the Young Lipid Scientist Award event.

Eligibility Criteria

    • PhD students within the UK
    Career Stage
    • Early-career
    • Lipids
    • Fields across the physical and life sciences, and engineering related to lipids


Applications open TBC
Applications close 14 May 2021
Frequency Annual

Additional Information

Young Lipid Scientist Award 2021 Flyer
Code of Ethics for Members

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