2016 Biomaterials Science Lectureship now open!

Do you know an early-career researcher who deserves recognition for their contribution to the biomaterials field?

Now is your chance to put them forward for the accolade they deserve.

Biomaterials Science is pleased to announce that nominations are now being accepted for its Biomaterials Science Lectureship 2016. This annual award was established in 2014 to honour an early-stage career scientist who has made a significant contribution to the biomaterials field.

Previous winners

2015 – Joel Collier, University of Chicago, USA

2014 – Suzie Pun, University of Washington, USA


To be eligible for the Biomaterials Science Lectureship, the candidate should be in the earlier stages of their scientific career, typically within 7 years of attaining their first independent research position, and will have made a significant contribution to the field.


The recipient of the award will be asked to present a lecture three times, one of which will be located in the home country of the recipient. The Biomaterials Science Editorial Office will provide the sum of £1000 to the recipient for travel and accommodation costs.

The recipient will be presented with the award at one of the three award lectures. They will also be asked to contribute a lead article to the journal and will have their work showcased on the back cover of the issue in which their article is published.


The recipient of the award will be selected and endorsed by the Biomaterials Science Editorial Board.


Those wishing to make a nomination should send details of the nominee, including a brief C.V. (no longer than 2 pages A4) together with a letter (no longer than 1 page A4) supporting the nomination, to the Biomaterials Science Editorial Office by 29th January 2016. Self-nomination is not permitted.

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