Ker Memorial Prize: call for nominees

Deadline 6th April 2012

Edinburgh Infectious Diseases will be seeking nominations for the Ker Memorial Prize, in memory of Dr Frank Leighton Ker and Dr Claude Buchanan Ker.

Prize Remit: The Prize is for outstanding research work undertaken in the field of infectious diseases at the University of Edinburgh.

Eligibility: PhD graduates who submitted their thesis in the past twelve months.

Nomination: To include

  1. a letter of nomination,
  2. a statement from the PhD supervisor,
  3. a copy of the nominated PhD graduate's thesis abstract,
  4. a copy of the thesis examiners' report and/or reprints of papers published or accepted for publication.

Deadline for nominations: 12 noon on Monday 6 April 2012. Nominations to be sent to  The Prize will be awarded on 31 May at the EID Symposium 2012, at which the winner will give a brief presentation of their recent research.


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