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CSO Awards 2017

eca36a93-09db-41f3-a0b2-f40d19ad74d0The Chief Scientific Officer is pleased to announce the launch of the CSO 2017 Awards.

The awards, now in their 11th year, feature some new categories which stand alongside our prestigious Healthcare Scientist of the Year award and Healthcare Science Rising Stars. Together, with our sponsors, we want to capture and celebrate the diversity of contributions Healthcare Science makes to the NHS and patient care, whether this is through leadership, clinical research, technological innovation or communicating science to the public.

The award categories this year are:

  • Healthcare Scientist of the Year Award
  • Healthcare Science Rising Stars
  • Healthcare Science Patient and Public Participation Award
  • Women in Science and Engineering Engagement Award
  • CSO Shirley Fletcher Apprenticeship Award
  • CSO Equality and Diversity Leadership Award
  • Science in Health Research Award
  • Science Driving Innovation in Healthcare Delivery Award


screen-shot-2016-12-20-at-16-00-44Professor Sue Hill OBE, NHS Chief Scientific Officer for England, said:

“The Healthcare Science Awards showcase the crucial contribution that science makes to the NHS and public health to ensure high quality care for all, now and for future generations. We have built on the success of last year’s awards to develop all-inclusive categories that will demonstrate the breadth of talent across science in health.”

Further details on the criteria for the different award categories and how to apply will be available online. Visit our website at www.csoawards.org.uk where you will be able to submit your application form.

To apply, please submit a summary of how you fit the award criteria. The submission should be a maximum of 200 words.

The awards are open to all Healthcare Scientists in England, whatever their role or grade.

The deadline for submissions is 17.00 on Monday 30 January 2017. Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview in London on Thursday 16 February and the winners will be announced at our awards ceremony on the evening of 6 March 2017 as part of the Chief Scientific Officer’s annual conference.

To view the full CSO Award 2017 Launch Brochure please click here.

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