31 July 2023 – Nominations for the 2024 Sir Kenneth Mather Memorial or the Bruce Cattanach Prizes

The Genetics Society is inviting nominations for the 2024 Bruce Cattanach prize and the Sir Kenneth Mather Memorial prize.

The Bruce Cattanach prize is awarded annually for an outstanding PhD thesis related to the use of non-human in vivo animal models.

The Sir Kenneth Mather Memorial Prize is awarded to a BSc, MSc or PhD student of any UK University or Research Institution who has shown outstanding performance in the area of quantitative or population genetics within the current academic year.

Further details including benefits to awardees are available on our website:

Sir Kenneth Mather Memorial Prize

Bruce Cattanach Prize

If you would like to nominate someone for these awards, please confirm that your candidate is willing to be nominated and send the following documentation electronically to secretary@genetics.org.uk by midnight on Friday, September 1st, with the name of the award included in the subject line:

•    a two-page nominee CV, including publications
•    a one-page letter of recommendation outlining their contributions and suitability for the prize

Self-nominations are not accepted and the nominator must be a Genetics Society member.

We look forward to receiving your nominations!