Awards 2025: Inspiration and Resilience Award
INSPIRATION AND RESILIENCE AWARD
Do you know a rising star who has managed to produce outstanding advances in their field, despite having to overcome logistical or funding difficulties?
Introduced in 2022, the Inspiration and Resilience Award is presented annually to an outstanding individual who has achieved remarkable advances in their area considering limited resources, funding, or lack of opportunities available to them.
The recipient is given:
A grant to attend a relevant event or training course
The opportunity to present a lecture at a Society event or webinar
The opportunity to be mentored by one of the Biochemical Society Journal’s Associate Editors
An invitation to submit an article to one of our Biochemical Society Journals, published by Portland Press, with any fees waived
The opportunity to be a guest editor of a themed issue of a Biochemical Society Journal, published by Portland Press
The opportunity to join a Research Area or The Biochemist Editorial Board and help shape the Society’s content
Awarded to an outstanding individual who has achieved remarkable advances in their area considering limited resources, funding, or lack of opportunities available to them
Nominees must demonstrate commitment to build, support, and nurture future talent
Nominees would typically be early to mid-career
Nominees can be either international or UK based
This award is only open to individuals
The Awards Committee will consider the following aspects of all nominations for the Inspiration and Resilience Award as appropriate:
Originality of research
Impact of research
Challenges overcome e.g., lack of resources, funding, equipment
Quality of outputs - publications and/or patents and/or software
Commitment to build, support, and nurture future talent e.g., mentorship
Other indicators of esteem demonstrated by the nominator
For full details on this and how to nominate a candidate for an Inspiration and Resilience Award, please click here.