Information for applicants
The New Phytologist Tansley Medal is awarded annually in recognition of an outstanding contribution to research in plant science by an individual in the early stages of their career (including students and any researcher with up to five years’ experience since gaining/defending their PhD). The winner will receive a prize of £2000 (GBP) and will author a short review that will be published in New Phytologist, accompanied by a comment from the Editor-in-Chief and Tansley reviews Editor.
We are now accepting applications for the 2015 Tansley Medal. First round submission deadline is 1 December 2014.
Good luck, I look forward to receiving your submissions.
Managing Editor, New Phytologist
First round submission deadline (CV, a personal statement and reference) is Monday 1st December 2014.
The joint winners of the 2013 Tansley Medal for Excellence in Plant Science are Dr Li-Qing Chen of the Carnegie Institution for Science, USA whose Minireview is titled ‘SWEET sugar carriers for phloem transport and pathogen nutrition’, and Dr Jing-Ke Weng of the Whitehead Institute, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA, whose Minireview is titled: ‘The evolutionary paths towards complexity: a metabolic perspective’.
We conducted short interviews with the 2013 winners, to find out a bit more about them:
Read the interview with Li-Qing Chen.
Read the interview with Jing-Ke Weng.
The winners’ Minireviews were published in Volume 201 Issue 4. Click here to read the accompanying editorial by Professor Liam Dolan, Section and Tansley review Editor, New Phytologist.
Note: 2014 Tansley Medal competition articles are still under review. The winner will be announced by the end of 2014.