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Nature Research Awards for Driving Global Impact

Championing researchers who address global challenges.

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THE 2021 APPLICATION WINDOW HAS NOW CLOSED

Guidelines for applicants

 

How to apply

Applications must be submitted through the online application form. Entries must be complete to be eligible and all fields are required unless indicated otherwise.

The application

Applicant details (items in this section will not be judged)

Eligibility

Scientific achievements
All members of the judging panel have a scientific background but may not be familiar with your area of specialisation. Please bear this in mind and address your answers to a general science-literate audience.

Research programme and its potential for scientific impact

Research programme and its potential for impact on the global challenges

When outlining potential impact, applicants should include only what can reasonably be expected for their research.

Terms and conditions for applicants

Applicants must read and agree to the terms and conditions of the award programme.

Key dates

Applications are invited between 11th January 2021 and 23:59 BST on 30th April 2021.

Contact

Please contact us at awards@nature.com if you require any further information.