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British Science Association seeks award lecture nominees

18 January 2012

The British Science Association is seeking nominations for its Award Lectures to be delivered during the British Science Festival in Aberdeen between 4 and 9 September 2012. The deadline for nominations is 27 January.

The Award Lectures reward early-career researchers who are talented communicators, able to share their work with a general audience.

There are five Award Lectures focusing on different areas of science, engineering and technology:

  • Joseph Lister Award – social sciences
  • Isambard Kingdom Brunel Award – engineering, technology and industry
  • Charles Lyell Award – environmental sciences
  • Charles Darwin Award – agricultural, biological and medical sciences
  • Lord Kelvin Award – physical sciences and mathematics

The Award Lectures form an important part of the festival programme and are popular with a wide variety of people, from school students to retired scientists.

For more information, including eligibility criteria, visit the festival web page or contact Kate Sinclair,


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