The Royal Society Rosalind Franklin Award

The Royal Society Rosalind Franklin Award is made to support the promotion of women in STEM. The medal is accompanied by a grant of £30,000 for activities s/he undertakes to promote women in STEM in the UK and to support research activities. The recipient of the award is expected to spend a proportion of the grant on implementing a project to raise the profile of women in STEM and is required to give a public lecture suitable for a non-specialist audience. The call for nominations closes on 1st February 2016.

The research must be based in the UK in a scientific or technological discipline within the remit of the Royal Society. There are no restrictions on the age of nominees, but it is anticipated that the award will be made to a Recipient in mid-career with a maximum of 20 years or equivalent post PhD. Nominees who have taken a career break will also be considered.

Further details can be found via the Royal Society website


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