AWARDS AND PRIZES

Award winning and championship concept: golden glowing trophy cup on black background

The BTS recognises scientific excellence and contributions to the
field in a number of ways including a number of awards and prizes.

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Barnes Prize - every 2 years

This lecture was established in memory of Dr John Barnes, a pioneer in scientific toxicology. The John Barnes lecture is presented at the Annual Congress. The first award was made in 1979 to Professor W. N. Aldridge. The membership is asked to propose suitable recipients and the lecturer is selected following recommendations from the Scientific Sub-Committee and Executive Committee.

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1979 Prof W N Aldridge

1981 Prof P N Magee

1983 Prof L Golberg

1985 Dr J Cairns

1987 Prof G Zbinden

1989 Prof B N Ames

1991 Prof S Orrenius

1993 Prof J A Swenberg, Dr F De Matteis

1995 Prof R Lawerys

1997 Dr M K Johnson

1999 Prof A Wyllie

2001 Sir Alec Jeffreys

2003 Dr J Peto

2005 Prof J Goodman

2007 Prof D S Davies

2009 Prof R Schulte-Hermann

2011 Prof R Wolf, OBE

2013 Prof A Boobis OBE

2015 Prof I Kimber OBE

Paton Prize - every 2 years

Sir William Patton left BTS a bequest to encourage scholarships in the historical aspects of toxicology.  This donation was matched by the BTS and the Paton Prize established.

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1998 Prof R Smith

2000 Prof P N Magee

2002 Prof R Estabrook

2004 Prof I Purchase

2006 Prof J Ashby

2008 Prof G G Gibson and Prof P S Goldfarb

2010 Dr F M Sullivan

2012 Dr G Cohen

2014 Profr Sir Colin Berry

2016 Prof T Lock

Early Career Investigator Prize

This award is made in recognition of leading contributions to toxicology by Early Career Investigators (within 10 years of PhD). Nominations are considered by the Scientific Sub-Committee and ratified by the Executive Committee.

Please click here to download information about nominations for the 2017 prize. The deadline for receipt of nominations is 30th November 2016.

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2001 Dr E Martin

2002 Dr C Smith Pease

2003 Dr D Naisbit

2004 Dr N Plant

2005 Dr J Moggs

2006 Dr D Williams

2008 Dr D Smart

2009 Dr J Dorne

2010 Dr M Coen

2011 Dr Karen Swales

2013 Dr Daniel Antoine

2016 Dr Toby Athersuch

Student Prizes

There is a prize awarded for the best presentation of a poster or oral presentation by a student at the Annual BTS Congress.

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2011 Poster Prize, Mr Jack Sharkey, University of Liverpool

2011 – Oral Presentation Prize Ms Shambhavi Naik, University of Leicester

2013 – Poster Prize Mr Michael Kyriakides, Imperial College, London

2013 – Oral Presentation Prize, Dr Mark Hayes University of Manchester

Norman Aldridge Travel Fellowship

This Fellowship was made in memory of Dr Aldridge’s contribution to toxicology to enable a young EU based scientist to advance their research in toxicology by visiting key laboratories within or outside the UK.

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2010 – Dr Daniel Antoine

Early Career and Doctoral Student Bursaries to attend the Annual BTS Congress

For the 2017 Annual Congress to be held in Liverpool on April 3-5 2017 the BTS is awarding bursaries for both Early Career Researchers and those currently working for their PhD or other relevant post-graduate degree.

Up to four Early Career Bursaries are available for Early Career Researchers who are within 3 years of having attained their PhD or relevant further post-graduate degree.  Full details are available in the Awards and Prizes brochure.  Application should be made by January 30th 2017 using the application form available here.

Up to ten student bursaries are available for those undertaking their PhD or other relevant post-graduate degree.  Full details are available in the Awards and Prizes brochure.  Application should be made by January 30th 2017 using the application form available here.

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BTS Travel Grant Scheme

The Society is keen to encourage the exchange of knowledge and networking for its members and so we have launched a new Travel Grant scheme.

Travel grants are available to all members of BTS who wish to attend a conference related to toxicology such as SOT, Eurotox, Gordon Conference etc.

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The Gordon Gibson travel fellowship to attend the Gordon Conference meeting

The Gordon Gibson Travel Fellowship is awarded biennially, on a competitive basis, to support participation by a member of the Society at the Gordon Research Conference on Toxicology. The value of the Fellowship is up to £1000. Award of this Fellowship is independent of age, career status or place of employment. For full details, including how to apply, please see the new BTS brochure on Prizes, Awards, Fellowships and Bursaries.

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The Gay Hawksworth travel fellowship to attend EUROTOX

The Gay Hawksworth Travel Fellowship is awarded annually, on a competitive basis, to support participation by a member of the Society at a EUROTOX conference. The value of the Fellowship is up to £1000. Award of this Fellowship is independent of age, career status or place of employment. For full details, including how to apply, please see the BTS brochure on Prizes, Awards, Fellowships and Bursaries.

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