Communication competition nomination form

This nomination form can be used to apply for The Society's oral communication and for the Pfizer prize (following acceptance of an oral communication after abstract submission) - please just check the relevant box on the form below. 

Please also see below for more information on how the prizes are judged and eligibility criteria.

Oral Competition and Pfizer prizehow is it judged?

Eligible abstracts will be reviewed before the meeting by the Scientific Organisers and a shortlist of six will be selected to go forward to be reviewed at the meeting. The review panel will normally consist of the Scientific Organisers and some of the invited symposium speakers. Winners will be notified in writing after the event.


  • The competitions are open to current Affiliates of The Society, who are presenting a poster at a Society Meeting
  • Entrants may submit only one abstract for consideration.  If the entrant is not the sole author, the supervisor should provide a statement of the relative contributions made by all the authors.  The candidate must have made a significant contribution to the work.
  • Previous recipients are not eligible to be considered again.


This application form should be completed by the candidates supervisor. As part of the abstract submission process, candidates must also check the box stating they wish to enter the competition.

I confirm that the candidate has substantially contributed to the project and has had significant input into the design of the experiments an work outlined in the abstract.