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Peter Troughton Research Staff Prize

Nominate yourself or another member of research staff to win this prize.

The prize is awarded to a postdoctoral member of research staff for outstanding performance in their duties, recognising the important contribution that research staff make to the University.

The winner will receive £1,000

Making a nomination

You can nominate yourself or another member of research staff for the prize.


To be eligible for the award, as at 21 May 2020, nominees must be:

  • on a research-only contract
  • in grade 6 or 7

To make a nomination, you need to give details of the research work in terms that can be understood by a non-specialist reader.

You should then submit the form to the Departmental Director of Research, or equivalent, so they can comment on the work. After making their comments, they will get the nomination form signed by the Head of Department or Institute Director.

How the winner is chosen

After the nomination deadline, the Prize Committee will consider all nominations.


Prize Committee

The Prize Committee is chaired by the Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research) and includes the Associate Deans (Research) and the previous year's winner when available.

How the winner is chosen

After the nomination deadline, the Prize Committee will consider all nominations.

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