Gowland Hopkins Award

The Society’s Gowland Hopkins Award is named after Sir Frederick Gowland Hopkins OM FRS PRS, who received the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1929 for the discovery of vitamins and was a Founder of the Society.

The award will be awarded to senior scientists within the area of Cellular and Molecular Nutrition

The Gowland Hopkins Award will be awarded again in 2022.

How to apply 

To apply, candidates should submit the following:

  1. Nomination/Application Letter:  a one-page letter of nomination, or application,outlining the candidate’s case. 
  2. Curriculum Vitae:  a full CV including a detailed publication list and citations of the applicant’s work as well as any other relevant information.
  3. 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.  

Applications are now closed. The Gowland Hopkins Award will be awarded again in 2022.

Current Winners

  • 2019, Professor Paul Trayhurn, FRSE, University of Liverpool and University of Buckingham, UK. 'Through Fat and Thin – A Journey with the Adipose Tissues'.  Watch the lecture

If you have any queries or would like to find out more, please contact the Society's Conference Manager.