Introduced in 2022, the Research Support Award is presented annually to celebrate the skills and experience of support staff within education, research, and industry. This award is open to individuals, teams, or organizations at any career stage that have demonstrated an outstanding contribution and impact to a team/department/organization or field of science. 

The recipient is given:

  • A grant to attend a relevant event or training course 
  • A trophy 
  • Opportunity to present at a Society event or webinar 
  • Opportunity to feature in a ‘day-in-the-life of…’ article 

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Awarded annually 
  • Celebrates the skills and experience of support staff within education, research, and industry 
  • Nominees must demonstrate an outstanding contribution and impact to a team/department/organization or field of science 
  • There are no career stage restrictions for this award 
  • Nominees can be either international or UK based 
  • This award is open to individuals, teams, or organizations 

The Awards Committee will consider the following aspects of all nominations for the Research Support Award as appropriate:

  • Contribution and Impact of work on team/department/organization or field of science 
  • Collaboration – evidence of collaboration and the role played within this 
  • Achievements and Development – commitment to inspiring and mentoring others, outstanding skills and proficiency in their role, commitment to continuous development 
  • Other indicators of esteem demonstrated by the nominator      

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