The Nutrition Society’s Blaxter Award is named after Sir Kenneth Blaxter FRS PRSE, who was a leading figure in the field of energy metabolism and animal nutrition during the second half of the last Century. He was President of the Society from 1974 - 1977 and Director of the Rowett Research Institute, Aberdeen, Scotland, from 1965 - 1982.
The award will be awarded to scientists within the area of Whole Body Metabolism and Animal Nutrition.
Applications are now closed.
- All scientists within the area of Whole Body Metabolism and Animal Nutrition are eligible to apply or be nominated for this Senior Award.
- Candidates will have made a major contribution to either, or both, of these fields.
- The Award is open to members of the Nutrition Society and to scientists in the UK and Ireland in closely allied fields who are not members.
- There is no upper age limit.
Both nominations and applications are invited and will be judged by a panel of distinguished senior nutritional scientists.
Candidates should submit:
- Nomination/Application Letter: a one-page letter of nomination, or application,outlining the candidate’s case.
- Curriculum Vitae: a full CV including a detailed publication list and citations of the applicant’s work as well as any other relevant information.
- Key Publications: copy (in pdf format) of five key publications
The nomination/application letter, CV and five key publications should preferably be submitted as a single PDF.
- 2018, Professor Keith N.Frayn, 'Turning over our fat stores: the key to metabolic health'
If you have any queries or would like to find out more, please contact the Society's Events Officer.