The New Phytologist Tansley Medal
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 an Editorial.
Thank you to everyone who applied for the 2015 Tansley Medal. Applications are now closed and candidates have been informed if they have been shortlisted for the second round of the competition. We will be opening applications for the 2016 Tansley Medal in the summer of 2015.
The winner of the 2014 Tansley Medal for Excellence in Plant Science is Dr William R. L. Anderegg of Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, USA whose Minireview is titled ‘Spatial and temporal variation in plant hydraulic traits and their relevance for climate change impacts on vegetation'.
William’s Minireview was published in Vol. 205 Issue 3 of New Phytologist along with all of the shortlisted competition articles and an accompanying Editorial by Sarah Lennon, Managing Editor, New Phytologist and Liam Dolan, Section and Tansley review Editor, New Phytologist.