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Grants & Awards

Early Career Prize Lectures

To help Early Career Clinicians and Early Career Scientists to have their work recognised across the wider endocrine community through a conference presentation and Society publications.

COVID-19 update for Grants & Awards


Successful applicants will:

  • present a 20 minute basic science or clinical lecture at the Society for Endocrinology BES conference each November
  • be awarded an honorarium of £750
  • submit an article of up to 800 words for inclusion in the Society’s quarterly magazine The Endocrinologist

Watch the SfE BES 2020 Online Early Career Prize Lectures

Sign in to the My Videos section of the Members' Area and select the Tuesday sessions to see:

  • Targeting epigenetic mechanisms as a novel treatment for MEN1-associated tumours
    Kate Lines (University of Oxford)
  • Tracking of imprinted gene hypervariability and diet-induced deregulation in pancreatic beta cells
    Steve Millership (Imperial College London)
Previous Prize Lecturers



The deadline for 2021 applications has now passed


  • To be eligible for the Early Career Prize Lectures you must be a member of the Society, either an Early Career Scientist  or an Early Career Clinician.

How to apply

Complete the Early Career Prize Lecture application form and return it to


Early Career Prize Lectures application form



Successful applicants will

  • Submit an abstract on a subject under the general heading of endocrinology. This is likely to relate to an area of personal endocrine research, either in progress or recently completed and should present a series of studies on a theme representing a body of work following the applicant’s career to date.
  • Present a 20 minute lecture (plus 5 minutes for questions) at the Society for Endocrinology BES and submit an article of up to 800 words for inclusion in the Society's quarterly magazine The Endocrinologist.
  • Applications will be judged by the Nominations Committee of the Society using the standard criteria of originality, scientific quality and clinical relevance/impact. We aim to notify all applicants of our decision within 6 weeks of the deadline at the latest.