Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited: Innovators in Science Award 2017

These awards recognises a promising Early Career Scientist and an outstanding Senior Scientist’s contributions to science in the therapeutic areas of Neuroscience, Gastroenterology, Regenerative Medicine, and Oncology, and is intended to support their commitment to innovative research.

Eligibility

Early-Career Scientist

The nominee must:

  • Have been engaged in active research for a length of time of 10 years or less since gaining their doctorate degree or equivalent.
  • Hold a doctorate degree (PhD, DPhil, MD, DDS, DVM, etc.).
  • Currently hold a junior level Post-doctoral or Faculty position at an invited academic, government, or non-profit institution or equivalent.
  • Have made impactful research contributions and show exceptional promise for significant future achievement in the Award field.

In the event that an Early-Career Scientist nominee has taken a maternity, paternity, adoptive, family care, military or extended sick leave (in line with their current institution’s policies) during the 10 years since gaining their doctoral degree or equivalent, they can qualify for an extension of the eligibility timeframe. Instructions regarding how to request an extension are provided at the end of the Guidelines section.

Senior Scientist

The nominee must:

  • Have been engaged in active research for a length of time of 15 years or longer since gaining their doctorate degree or equivalent.
  • Hold a doctorate degree (PhD, DPhil, MD, DDS, DVM, etc.).
  • Currently hold a senior level Faculty position at an invited academic, government, or non-profit institution or equivalent.
  • Have made multiple, extensive, and impactful research contributions to advance the Award field.

Value of the Award

Two prizes of US$200,000 (approx AUD $259,000) are awarded each year in a specific therapeutic area:

  • one to an Early Career Scientist;
  • and the other to a well-established Senior Scientist from across the globe who has distinguished themselves for their creative thinking and the impact of their research.

Submission Requirements & Due Date

The University of Adelaide is invited to nominate one (1) promising Early-Career Scientist and one (1) outstanding Senior Scientist in the field of Neuroscience.

Nominations should be sent to Dale Godfrey by 19 April 2017 to facilitate the nomination.

Further Information

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