Nature Research Awards for Driving Global Impact

Championing researchers who address global challenges.

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2021 winner, runners up and judges special commendation

Press release

Strong set of submissions show how Early Career Researchers are tackling world’s most pressing problems (September 2021)

Doctor and public health researcher wins the Nature Research Award for Driving Global Impact 2020 (November 2020)

Nature Research Award for Driving Global Impact to focus on researchers addressing global challenges (February 2020)

Researcher behind forward-thinking work to foster understanding of vision wins inaugural Nature Research Awards for Driving Global Impact (November 2019)

Nature Research and Tencent launch Driving Global Impact Awards (5 November 2018)


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