RegMedNet Award for Cultivating Excellence 2019 – nomination criteria

Written by RegMedNet

Are you part of a team that deserves recognition, or do you know a group that does? Nominate them now!

With the rapid growth of the regenerative medicine industry, the number of labs and students studying this exciting subject is growing, as is the number of people hoping to apply skills learnt from more traditional fields such as molecular or cell biology. However, with this brings uncertainty on career development and progression, and can lead to hesitation on selecting a lab or employer. Online nominations close on 27th April. Nominations will remain open exclusively for attendees of ASGCT until 1st May.

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How can you ensure a potential supervisor will nurture and support you through your studies or new career? What can a lab do to support the next generation of regenerative medicine innovators? In a field of great researchers, what makes a lab stand out from the crowd?

What you’ll win

  • A one year online subscription to a Future Medicine title of their choice, such as the award winning Regenerative Medicine
  • A whopping 50% off Open Access fees for 5 papers submitted to Regenerative Medicine
  • The opportunity to publish a lab profile in Regenerative Medicine
  • A one month-long special feature on RegMedNet highlighting their innovative research and members of the lab

Award criteria

To nominate a lab, you’ll need to demonstrate the lab:

  • Promotes and nurtures the education and career development of PhD students and postdoctoral fellows through specific programs, initiatives and providing a range of opportunities to broaden their range of experience and skill base e.g. collaboration, opportunities for conference attendance (allowing networking and broadcasting of their work) etc.
  • Provides opportunities, accessibility and training to undergraduates in the lab to positively promote careers in research and regenerative medicine e.g. final year research projects, work experience, placements, lecturing etc.
  • Continually explores new methods for collaboration with other labs and research groups e.g. data sharing, open dialogues between labs, joint projects, involvement in internal and external initiatives in the field, conference attendance, participation in boards & committees etc.
  • Offers useful contributions for the advance of the field of regenerative medicine as a whole e.g. provide useful tool/resource to the wider scientific community, novel ideas/areas of research, studying an unconventional theory/area that is struggling to gain recognition and funding, experimental reproduction for validity, lecturing, peer review, active role on journal editorial boards etc.
  • Participates in external communication and outreach to promote the field of regenerative medicine to the general public e.g. press releases, altruism, patient advocacy, offering learning resources, educational programs and initiatives, highlighting potential for translation to the clinic and benefit to the patient.

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