Furness prize for science communication

The Royal College of Pathologists invites nominations for the Furness prize for science communication. This recognises a pathology trainee who has undertaken sustained high-quality science communication activities and has contributed significantly to the field. Activities include:

  • developing resources for teachers and students;
  • organising outreach sessions;
  • producing high quality public dialogue events;
  • working with other organisations, such as museums and charities and evaluated their activities;
  • encouraged colleagues to take part in science communication activities.

All pathology trainees in the UK are eligible for nomination. Trainees must have been in a training post while undertaking the work for which they are nominated. Candidates may nominate themselves or be nominated by a colleague.

The prize is worth £200, and the winner will be invited to receive their prize at the college’s New Fellow’s Ceremony in London on 1 February 2018. The winner will be able to bring a guest and the cost of travel to the ceremony will be reimbursed.

Closing date is 5pm, 10th January 2018.

Full details are here and the application form is here.