Infant Journal
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Simon Newell Early Independent Researcher Award now open

The RCPCH, Sparks and GOSH Charity make an annual award to recognise excellence in the field of paediatric research to an outstanding young medical research worker in British paediatrics. The award winner will receive a trophy, £1,000 for themselves and £1,000 for their department. They will be presented with the award at the RCPCH Conference and Exhibition, with expenses covered and one day entry for the conference.

To be eligible for the Simon Newell Award you need to:

  • be no more than one year prior to receiving your certificate of completion of training (CCT) or three years since receiving your CCT
  • have a strong interest in, and engage in research related to paediatrics
  • be on the route to achieving research independence

Previous winners include Dr Cheryl Battersby, Dr Francesco Saverio Tedesco and Dr Sam Behjati.

Applications opened on 1 September 2021 and close at midnight, 30 November 2021.

To apply visit:

The award is named in memory of the widely respected neonatologist Dr Simon Newell.

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Royal College of Paediatrics & Child Health
/ Great Ormond Street Hospital