Deadline for Nominations: 4pm on Friday 24 February 2023
Who can be nominated?
Nominees must be a University of Essex individual academic, research or technical staff, or research teams led by a University of Essex researcher.
An Early Career Researcher is an individual who is within 8 years of the award of their PhD or equivalent professional training, or an individual who is within 5 years of their first academic appointment (whichever is the lesser time). These durations exclude any period of career break, e.g. for family care or health reasons. The ‘first academic appointment’ is defined as the first paid contract of employment, either full-time or part-time, which lists research and/or teaching as the primary functions. The award of PhD is defined at the point of successful PhD viva.
Those submitting nominations should read the guidance notes and complete the nomination pro forma.
The award categories are: