In 2018 the Biochemical Society will recognize established researchers as well as scientists in the early stages of their career.

The Society is delighted to announce the introduction of 3 new awards to the portfolio: Teaching Excellence Award, Industry and Academic Collaboration Award and the International Award. The Society would like to encourage nominations that reflect the diversity of the bioscience community.

Industry and Academic Collaboration Award
Awarded to an outstanding individual who has made an inspirational contribution to the biosciences and to industry-academia interactions.

Teaching Excellence Award
Recognizes an outstanding individual working in Higher Education who champions the importance of excellence and innovation in biochemistry teaching in order to advance student learning and achievement, both within and beyond their own department and institution.

International Award
Recognizes distinguished and independent interdisciplinary research conducted outside of the UK and Ireland that illustrates the importance of molecular biosciences in the advancement of life science research.

Nominations opened on 1 August 2016 and close on 31 January 2017.

For more information please visit the Biochemical Society Website

Download the Biochemical Society Awards Flyer

Shara has been active in the scientific community for over 30 years. She started as a member of the British Association of Young Scientists at the age of 15, obtained her first science degree at 21 and her Immunology PhD at 25. She has been a research scientist and lecturer in prestigious institutions around the world [including Addenbrookes' Hospital (Cambridge), The Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology (London), The Mount Sinai Hospital (New York) and The Royal Postgraduate Medical School (London)]. Shara left mainstream in 2001 research to follow her passion of science communication and established Euroscicon Ltd in 2001 and Mums in Science in 2005

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