SRF New Investigator

We are delighted to announce the SRF New Investigator 2017:

Dr Amanda Sferruzzi-Perri, Royal Society Dorothy Hodgkin Research, Fellow and University Lecturer in Physiology,University of Cambridge, UK

Dr Sferruzzi-Perri presented the SRF New Investigator Lecture at Fertility 2018 on Wednesday 3rd January 2018. Find out more about Fertility 2018 here.


Eligibility and Criteria for the Award:

SRF members, or those whose membership applications are under consideration, who are within 10 years of being awarded their PhD (or equivalent qualification) are eligible to be nominated for the award by colleagues.

The recipient of this award is expected to present their paper as an oral presentation in the SRF/SSR New Investigator session Fertility meetings (2018 onwards) and as the SRF/SSR Transatlantic Lecture at the SSR Annual Conference.

Please nominate colleagues that members feel are suitably qualified to be a recipient of this prestigious award which affords the winner the opportunity of showcasing their research at both the SSR conference and Fertility.

The recipient of the SRF New Investigator Award will be selected from a short-list of eligible candidates on the basis of their curriculum vitae and letters of support from senior colleagues. Eligible candidates will have completed ten years (or less) of post-doctoral research.

Please note, that an abstract submitted to Fertility no longer forms part of the selection process.

 Deadline for Nominations:

Nominations can be submitted throughout the year. The deadline for the receipt of nominations to be considered for the New Investigator Award 2019 is 1 December 2017.

Previous winners of the SRF New Investigator Award are listed below:

  • 2016 R Mitchell
  • 2015 A de Mestre
  • 2014 A Childs
  • 2013 A Watkins
  • 2012 P Marangos
  • 2011A Waclawik
  • 2010 S Williams
  • 2009 K Sales
  • 2008 G Fitzharris
  • 2007 Not Awarded
  • 2006 B Robinson
  • 2005 C Duncan
  • 2004 LM Thurston