Prizes and Awards

Prizes

We are pleased to announce that 7 prizes for best presentations and posters will be awarded at The 9th Annual Conference of The Metabolomics Society.

Annual Metabolomics Society Student Prize 
The Metabolomics Society are happy to award a $200 Student Prize to recognise outstanding academic achievement. The award will be presented to the best student presentation from the ten students awarded an Annual Metabolomics Society Travel Award (see below for further details on the travel awards and the pre-conference application process). 

Metabolic Profiling Forum Prizes
The Metabolic Profiling Forum (MPF) will continue their long-term support of young scientists performing research that develops and applies metabolic profiling. The MPF will award two prizes focussed on student achievements.

Springer Prizes
Springer will continue to support research in the field of metabolomics and will award two poster prizes. The winner of each prize will be awarded the opportunity to buy $300 of books from the Springer portfolio with no restrictions on subject discipline.

University of Strathclyde Prizes 

In recognition of the continued support of The University of Strathclyde in the development of metabolomics, they will award two poster prizes of £250 each. The prize will particularly reflect the ability of the presenter to talk clearly and with enthusiasm about their research work at their poster. 

Metabolomics Australia

At this years meeting, Metabolomics Australia are supporting two student poster prizes. The prize winners will receive £250.

Agilent Technologies Fluxomics Poster Prize

Agilent Technologies are awarding a first and second place poster prize for the top two posters within the Fluxomics theme at Metabolomics 2013. The top rated poster will receive £200 and the second top rated £100.

Travel Awards

We are pleased to announce that 22 travel awards will be available to attend The 9th Annual Conference of The Metabolomics Society. Further information is available below.


Deadlines

Deadlines for Submission – Friday 26th April 2013
Authors will be notified by – Monday 20th May 2013

Please note that to qualify for the below awards you must have submitted an abstract via the conference online submission system.

All applicants are able to apply for both the Metabolomics Society and the Young Scientists awards but will only receive one prize if successful.
 

Criteria

Metabolomics Society Student Travel Awards Scheme
(10 awards) 

Young Scientist Awards funded by Glasgow Polyomics and University of Strathclyde
(6 awards) 

SULSA Awards for members of SULSA Institutes
(6 awards) 

Member of Metabolomics Society for at least 3 months prior to the conference

  * this must be confirmed by 1st April

 

 

Is a Student

 

 

Is under the age of 30    
Is a post graduate from a SULSA Supported Institute    

Need to submit abstract via conference submission system

 

 

 

Need to submit 200 word statement of research goals

 

 

 

Need to have registered and paid for the conference

 

* registration fees will be reimbursed

* registration fees will be reimbursed


Annual Metabolomics Society Student Travel Awards Scheme

The Metabolomics Society is delighted to announce that this year they will be providing a travel awards scheme. The awards will be as follows:

  • 10 x $500 Metabolomics Society Student Travel Awards

 All awards recognise outstanding academic achievement.

The Annual Metabolomics Society Student Prize mentioned above will be awarded to the best student oral presentaion from those awarded a travel award. Both oral an poster presentations are eligable for awards.  These awards do not entitle the holder to free registration for the conference. Registration must be made before Friday 26th April
 otherwise your application will not be considered.


Eligibility
:

  • Student members of the Metabolomics Society only (undergraduate or graduate student/pre-doctoral researcher)
  • Must have been members of Society for at least 3 months prior to conference. Therefore you must hold student membership on 1st April 2013 and have confirmed continuing membership until after the conference date
  • Must be registered and have paid the fees to attend the annual conference

To be considered you must submit:

  1. An abstract via the conference online submission system
  2. A statement of research goals with a maximum word count of 200 (broader than the immediate work presented)
  3. Proof of studentship (e.g. letter from advisor) showing the applicant is a bona fide student at the time of the Annual Conference

How to Submit

You must have submitted an abstract to be considered for this prize via the online conference submission system. At the end of the submission process you will be given the option to select a tick box to considered for this award.

Once you have submitted your abstract please download this form along with  proof of studentship to Lotte Kerr at
Lotte@in-conference.org.uk.

Please note that all documents must be received by Friday 26th April
 otherwise your application will not be considered.

    




The Young Scientist Awards funded by Glasgow Polyomics, University of Strathclyde and SULSA


The Metabolomics 2013 Conference is delighted that Glasgow Polyomics, University of Strathclyde and SULSA are supporting a joint Young Scientist Award to support the attendance of young scientists within the field. Those receiving the awards will present in the young scientist sessions on Wednesday 3
rd July.

The award is available to 12 applicants who will receive free registration to the 2013 conference and up to £300 in expenses towards their travel and accommodation.

Eligibility
:

  • The 3 Glasgow Polyomics and 3 University of Strathclyde Awards are available to scientists under the age of 30
  • The 6 SULSA awards are available to postgraduate students who are carrying out their research in SULSA supported institutions
  • Your must have submitted an abstract using the main conference online submission. This abstract must be selected for the Young Scientist Session for you to be eligible for this award.

How to Submit

You must submit an abstract to be considered for this award and opportunity to present in the Young Scientist Session via the online submission system. At the end of the submission process you will be given the option to select a tick box to considered for this Young Scientist award, please tick this should you wish to be considered.