Cuthbertson Award

The Nutrition Society Cuthbertson Award has been awarded annually since 1990 as a tribute to Sir David Cuthbertson. 

It is awarded to scientists or clinicians at an early stage of their career for excellence in clinical nutrition and/or metabolism research providing an evidence base for clinical practice.  

Applications are now open for the Cuthbertson Award. Deadline for application: Thursday 10 October at 5pm. Apply online.

What will I be awarded?

The successful candidate will be awarded free membership of the Nutrition Society for one year, will receive the award and present their research during the Nutrition Society Winter Conference (topic does not need to be linked to the topic of the conference), and be invited to prepare a paper for publication in the Proceedings of the Nutrition Society (PNS).

How to apply 

Applicants for the award must supply:

  • A brief up to date curriculum vitae
  • A 1000 word summary of their contribution to an area of relevance to clinical nutrition and/or metabolism
  • An abstract summary of the proposed lecture at the Nutrition Society Winter Conference
  • Copies of up to three published papers in support of their application

Applications are now open for the Cuthbertson Award 2019. Apply Online.

Deadline for application: Thursday 10 October at 5pm.


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