This annual prize celebrates Durham's interdisciplinary postgraduate students. The prize focusses on students who have applied creativity and initiative to their research, particularly those who have driven the research far beyond expectations.
The assessment takes into account the excellence of the science included in the nominee's thesis as well as their development as a research with the skills and breadth of knowledge needed for interdisciplinary research.
Nominees for 2021 must submit their thesis at Durham University between June 2020 and June 2021.
A large portion of the nominee's research must be cross-disciplinary at the boundaries between the life sciences and other physical sciences including mathematical sciences and engineering.
The prize consists of a £500 payment and prize certificate. The presentation of the prize will be made at the BSI's Annual Summer Showcase.
To make a nomination please send the following to email@example.com
Evaluation of nominations will look for:
1. Outstanding performance of the student and their development as a researcher 2. Impact on the field as evidenced by the nomination materials 3. Quality of the cross-disciplinary aspect of the research: was the approach relevant and well-considered. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for full details on criteria and application requirements.