Awards

We recognise outstanding contributions to mycology or to the work of the Society through our Awards.

Winner of the Tony Trinci Award 2024 - Seána Duggan

Tony Trinci Award 2024: Dr Seána Duggan

The Microbiology Society, together with the British Mycological Society, is delighted to announce Dr Seána Duggan of the MRC Centre for Medical Mycology at the University of Exeter, UK, as the winner of the 2024 Tony Trinci Award. Seána will give her award presentation, ‘A Copper Economy Underlies Synergy of Candida albicans and Staphylococcus aureus Dual-Species Biofilms’ at the Microbiology Society’s Annual Conference.

 

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Naresh Magan Lecture Award - the application deadline has been extended!

APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED

The deadline for applications to the Naresh Magan Lecture Award is extended to 9 April 2024. Established by the BMS and International Society for Mycotoxicology, the award supports early-career researchers presenting work in fungal ecology, fungal physiology, plant pathology & mycotoxins at scientific conferences. The inaugural award presentation will be at IMC12, August, 2024.

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Benefactors' Medal

The Benefactors' medal is awarded to those persons who have given outstanding service to the Society.
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Berkeley Award

The Berkeley Award is given to Early Career Researchers who have made an outstanding original scientific contribution to mycology.
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BMS Committee Awards

John Webster Award

The John Webster Award is made in recognition of an outstanding and extended career in fungal biology research. 
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Field Mycology Award

The Field Mycology Award recognises those who have contributed significantly to the advancement of British field mycology.  Recipients will have contributed significantly to conservational, taxonomic, recording or educational activities.
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Fungal Outreach Award

The Fungal Outreach Award is given to those making an outstanding contribution to fungal education and outreach. 
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Howard Eggins Early Career Mycologist Award

The Howard Eggins Award is given to a postgraduate student or a postdoctoral researcher within 2 years of gaining their PhD who presents the most outstanding talk or poster at the BMS Annual Scientific Meeting. 
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Naresh Magan Lecture Award

The Naresh Magan Lecture Award is given jointly by the British Mycological Society and the International Society for Mycotoxicology to support an early-career researcher to give an oral presentation at an international conference, on a topic in the fields of fungal ecology, fungal physiology, plant pathogens or mycotoxins.
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President’s Award

The President’s Award is given to a distinguished mycologist, selected by the BMS President for their outstanding contribution to mycological research. 
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Tony Trinci Award

This award is made jointly by the British Mycological Society and the Microbiology Society to a selected speaker at either society's annual scientific meeting. 
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