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. All those invited to give oral presentations will be refunded reasonable travel expenses (2nd class off-peak return rail fare), and also 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 expenses up to the value of £400 to enable them to present their winning work at an international conference (during the current and following year).

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 March 2022
Applications close 09 May 2022
Frequency Annual

Additional Information

Young Lipid Scientist Award 2022 Flyer
Code of Ethics for Members

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