SRF PhD Student Prize

The Society offers an award for its postgraduate student members. The prize is awarded to the best presentation during the SRF Student Prize Session at Fertility (2018 onwards).

The SRF PhD Student Prize for 2023

Nathan J Parks, University of Central Lancashire, UK


His Presentation: 

“Investigating the enzymatic activity of endometrial DPPIV at implantation using prescribed inhibitors in an in-vitro co-culture model”

SRF PhD Highly Commended Runner-Up:

Rui Wang, King’s College London, Uk 


Her Presentation: 

“Characterizing the G-protein actrivities of the membrane Androgen Receptor, ZIP9”


To be considered for the award, student members must submit an abstract to be presented at Fertility.

All presenting authors must be enrolled for a Postgraduate degree (MSc, MPhil, MRes or PhD).

Previous winners of this award are not eligible to enter for this award again.

Submitted abstracts are reviewed by an independent panel and will be short listed for oral presentation at the SRF Student Prize Session at the meeting. The prize is awarded based on a combination of criteria which include content, presentation, delivery and discussion of the work.

To be considered for the SRF Student Prize, qualifying student members tick the relevant box when submitting their abstract for Fertility.


Previous Winners

2023 Ms Cindy XW Zhang, University of Cambridge, UK

2022 Meaghan Griffiths, Monash University (joint winner)

Atalie Scrivener, University of Manchester (joint winner)

2021 Kathleen Duffin, University of Edinburgh (joint winner)

Kirsten Wilson,  University of Edinburgh  (joint winner)

2020 Haidee Tinning, University of Leeds

2019 Teresa Vilanova, Oxford University

2018 Charlotte Willis, University of Manchester

2017 Not awarded

2016 Katarzyna Siemienowicz, University of Edinburgh

2015 Sevasti Giakoumelou, University of Edinburgh


  • Announced at Fertility – best oral presentation at Fertility
  • Prize is £250
  • Certificate
  • 1 year free membership