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Ian Macmillan Ward Prize for the Best Student Publication

This prize recognises the most outstanding publication on a journal website or in printed format by a PhD student.


The winner gets a financial award and is invited to present a lecture at our conference.

The applicant must be an author or co-author of the publication. 

The research reported in the publication must have been carried out as part of the PhD research of the applicant. 

Judges will consider:

  • originality
  • scientific quality
  • significance of the research

Nominations will include:

  • a paper or electronic copy of the publication in a journal
  • a signed letter (on university letterhead) from the supervisor of the PhD student confirming that the research was carried out by the applicant as part of PhD research
  • a statement from the applicant outlining the significance of the publication

For more information, write to Professor Aline Miller, Manchester Institute of Biotechnology, University of Manchester, 131 Princess Street, Manchester M1 7DN

Winners

2019

Stephanie Burg, University of Sheffield

2017

Charalampos Pappas, University of Groningen

2015

Davide Michieletto, University of Warwick

2013

Daniel Toolan, University of Sheffield    

2011

Katherine Thomas, University of Cambridge    

2009

Rita La Spina, University of Sheffield    

2007

Tao Wang, University of Surrey