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Teaching Achievement Award

Recognising, celebrating and inspiring great teaching in endocrinology.

Apply for some well-deserved recognition in endocrine-related teaching. This could be for a simple but innovative project, exceptional engagement or a lifetime of sharing your passion.

Your achievement may relate to (but is not limited to) curriculum development, undergraduate teaching, clinical teaching, training and advancement of postgraduates and fellows, mentorship, student welfare or technology.

We are particularly interested in achievements that:

  • positively affect students’ learning experiences 
  • could be easily adopted by members of our Society and/or other teaching professionals
  • could attract students into endocrinology

Congratulations to our 2025 Teaching Achievement Award Winner, Dr Paul Alexander Foster.


Dr Alex Caminos
(London): Innovating endocrine teaching with 'Alex's Osteoblast' series during covid and a nationally recognised Endocrine Bone Teaching Clinic 


P Kempegowda (Birmingham): Development of two innovative educational platforms: SIMBA and CoMICs


S Jarvis (London): Beyond the call of duty in Reproductive & Developmental Biology teaching

N Martin (London): Enthusing the endocrinologists of tomorrow

The award winner will receive an honorarium of £750 and free travel, registration and accommodation to attend the Society for Endocrinology BES conference, where they will share their achievement via a presentation. They will also be asked to input to an article for The Endocrinologist magazine.


The application deadline has now passed.



  • Current Society member
  • Have regular contact time with undergraduate or postgraduate students in a teaching or training capacity
  • Teach in life sciences or other endocrine-related subject

How to apply

Apply by filling out the form below and emailing it to [email protected]. Applications must be submitted as a Word document.

The Award will be made by the Nominations Committee, based on (but not limited to):

  • A description of the achievement
  • How the achievement will positively affect students’ learning experiences and attract students into endocrinology
  • How easily the innovation/achievement can be adopted by members of Society and/or other teaching professionals

Please read all of our eligibility criteria and terms and conditions before completing this application form.

Download application form


  • Clinical Endocrinology Journal Foundation and British Thyroid Association Pitt-Rivers Award winners are not eligible to for other Society for Endocrinology prizes or awards in the same year
  • Candidates cannot be awarded more than one of the Society’ awards per year
  • Candidates may not be Officers, Officers-elect or members of the Nominations Committee at the time of nomination or at the time of delivery of the lecture. Council members may be nominated but please bear in mind that, as Trustees, they are not able to receive the personal honorarium associated with the award if they are in post at the time the lecture is given
  • Awardees should not be invited within 5 years of receiving another award unless there are exceptional circumstances





Leadership & Development Awards Programme

Members are encouraged to apply for this prestigious programme, providing the opportunity to become a future leader in endocrinology.