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[afro-nets] Call for nominations for the 2011 Royal Society Pfizer Award

  • From: "The Royal Society" <awards@royalsociety.org>
  • Date: Tue, 11 Jan 2011 13:06:29 +0000

The Royal Society is pleased to invite nominations for the Royal Society Pfizer Award 2011.

Website: http://royalsociety.org/pfizer-award

Closing date: 14 February 2011

This award, sponsored by Pfizer Inc will recognise an innovative contribution to biological science including basic medical science that has had a positive sustainable impact on Africa. Those eligible are research scientists working in Africa who are in the early stages of their research careers.

The award consists of a grant of up to £60,000 to carry out a research project linked to an African centre of scientific excellence, which would normally be a university, or equivalent research centre, and a £5,000 prize for the recipient.

Nominations should be made by senior academics and/or members of national academies of science. The nomination consists of a statement from the nominator outlining the candidate's scientific record, suitability for the award and impact on Africa, and a research proposal by the nominee for the proposed research project.

Full details, including nomination forms and terms and conditions can be found on the Royal Society Pfizer Award website royalsociety.org/Pfizer-award

If you require further information, please contact the award secretary on awards@royalsociety.org <mailto:awards@royalsociety.org%20>

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