Celebrating the diversity of physiology: Affiliate oral and poster competitions

12 July 2017

Wellcome Collection, London NW1 2BE, United Kingdom

These exciting competitions recognise and celebrate the diverse research work carried out by Affiliates of The Society.  The work can either be presented as a flash oral communication OR a poster communication.  

To be considered for the awards, entrants must submit an abstract of their work using the online submission form by Friday, 2 June 2017. 

Following assessment by the Affiliate Working Group, five entrants with the best abstracts for each categories, selected as per the criteria, will be selected for these awards and invited to present their communications at the Wellcome Collection.


Each finalist will receive a certificate of participation.  The winners and runners-up of each category will receive £300 and £150, respectively, and an award. 

Funding to attend

Each finalist is eligible to apply for a travel grant to participate.  The deadline is Friday, 23 June 2017.  Apply here


A panel of judges will review the five poster communications between 16.00 and 17.00 on Wednesday, 12 July 2017.

A panel of judges will review the five flash oral communications between 17.00 and 17.50 on Wednesday, 12 July 2017. 

Awards ceremony

The awards ceremony will take place at 19.00 following the President's Lecture.

For further information, please contact events@physoc.org

The Physiological Society is committed to the principles of diversity, equality and inclusion, and thereby welcomes applications from individuals of all backgrounds.