The Mike Emmerson Young Investigator Award

Professor Emmerson was an inspiring teacher and encouraged many young doctors, nurses and other health care professionals to become involved in the science and practice of infection control. This award is specifically aimed at encouraging trainees to become involved in the major issues of healthcare acquired infection, both in hospital and community settings.

The award has been established for trainees who are medical graduates, nurses, clinical scientists or bio-medical scientists.  The criteria for this award include scientific merit, the stage of the career of the applicant and whether the individual is likely to receive funding from other sources.

The grants will be available for sum up to £10,000.

The closing date for applications is 12 noon on 1st February each year.