Prizes

The Alzheimer's Research UK Conference is an opportunity to celebrate excellence in research from people at all stages of their careers.

David Hague Early Career Investigator of the Year Award

The David Hague Early Career Investigator of the Year Award, worth £25,000 in research expenses with a £1,500 personal prize, is presented each year to the most outstanding early career researcher in the field of biomedical dementia research with less than 10 years’ experience post-PhD.

The winner of the award will be announced at the Conference in 2020, where they will have the opportunity to present their research.

Jean Corsan Prize

The Jean Corsan Prize is awarded each year for the best scientific paper in neurodegeneration published by a PhD or MD/PhD student. This prestigious £2,000 prize is supported by the Jean Corsan Foundation and the winner will be given the opportunity to present their work at the 2020 Conference.

The paper must be based on medical research into Alzheimer’s, dementia and/or similar conditions and the student must be registered at a UK university. The prize winner’s travel and accommodation for the meeting, up to a maximum of £250, are also covered by the award.

Entrants may nominate themselves. If the nominee is not the publication’s first author, additional text of less than 100 words explaining the nominee’s contribution to the publication must also be attached. The winner must be able to attend the Alzheimer’s Research UK Conference on 17-18 March 2020.

Apply here by Wednesday 8 January 2020.

Laura Pulford Prize

The £250 Laura Pulford Prize will be awarded to the PhD student who gives the best presentation at the Early Careers Day of the Conference. This award is in memory of Laura Pulford, an Alzheimer’s Research UK-funded PhD student who was always keen to share her passion for science through public engagement, speaking with flair and enthusiasm for her research.