Funding area: Prizes & Medals
Early Career Prize-winners will receive a medal which will be presented on the occasion of the lecture delivered by the Senior Prize-winner. The early career prize-winner will normally be resident in Scotland. In academia an “early career researcher” is defined as “a researcher with a minimum of two years postdoctoral work experience and no more than ten years postdoctoral work experience” (ie research fellows to lecturers in their first academic posts are eligible). For those not based in academia “early career” is defined as “individuals who have demonstrated outstanding ability in their work and professional practice within thirteen years of graduation.”
Early Career Prizes are available in Life Sciences; Physical, Engineering and Informatic Sciences; Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences; Business, Public Service and Public Engagement.