GD Rosen Academic Career Advancement Award

The GD Rosen Academic Career Advancement Award is awarded to a post doc in memory of Professor Gordon D Rosen. Gordon contributed a highly logical and very descriptive approach to animal nutrition from the 1960s through to just a few years before his death in 2015. A full obituary for him is available in volume 71 of World’s Poultry Science Journal.

He was an inspirational person whose curiosity and gently framed yet penetrating questions made him a legend. There is a generation of scientists influenced by his presence – always in the front row – at scientific meetings, and now his wife Vanda would like to encourage other scientists to develop their own inquisitiveness through this award

The GD Rosen Academic Career Advancement Award provides £2000 each year to fund an academic adventure. With this aim, the award is open in nature, while particularly encouraging people to become multidisciplinary in their approach to research. The award is open to UK branch members who are within their early career spanning from up to 5 years post PhD viva. Examples of proposals might include a request to attend an academic conference (particularly one outside your core field), support for an educational tour of another country or global region, support to visit another institution to learn a new technique or approach, or support to publish a major research output in a journal requiring publication fees.

Further information can be found on the Conditions of GD Rosen Academic Career Advancement Award.

To make an application, please download and complete all sections of the Word file. When you have completed the Word document, use the form below to attach a copy.

Research Award Proposals must be submitted via the form before the 28th February and will be considered by Branch Council and the winner announced at the Branch annual spring meeting.

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