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 for a project of up to 1 year duration.

The closing date for applications for March 1 2018 (Midnight)

To apply please complete the application form in either word or pdf  format and send to together with accompanying documentation.

Please ensure that you have read and accept the terms and conditions of our awards before submitting an application.