Each year, four annual prizes are awarded at HDR UK’s Scientific Conference which will be taking place in December, in Birmingham.  

These awards are for:

  • The Scientific Conference Lightning Talks
  • Impact of the year award
  • Team of the year award
  • Patient and public involvement and engagement award

These competitions are now open for applications and nominations. 

Reproducibility Recognition 

Reproducibility is central to HDR UK’s values.  In an effort to recognise and reward practices which support reproducibility and reuse, applicants were asked to highlight any practices employed by their team that supporting reproducibility and reuse – such as (but not limited to) pre-registration, use of reporting guidelines, FAIR data, open-source software, registered reports, etc. 

Hidden Role 

Taking inspiration from the Hidden Ref, HDR UK want to celebrate the practices and people who have had an impact on research delivery such as, but not limited to: data stewards and managers, librarians, technicians, Research Software Engineers, Professional Services Personnel, Research Managers and Administrators. Tell us about novel solutions to knotty issues, the level of support provided, etc. 

More information on each, including how to apply or nominate, is available below.  

Don’t forget to register for HDR UK’s Scientific Conference 

These competitions are now open for applications and nominations.  The deadline for applications is 23 September 17:00hr GMT. 

If you are nominating someone else’s work, the deadline is 15 September 17:00hr GMT.