Vane Medal

This biennial prize rewards outstanding achievement and leadership in non-clinical pharmacology. Winners receive a medal and £2,000 and have the opportunity to give a lecture at a Society meeting.


  • Contributions to research, including drug discovery and development
  • Patient and / or public engagement
  • Scientific impact, such as contributions to education and training
  • Other significant contributions, including research and development leadership


  • Member for at least two years
  • Well established professors or at the peak of their career
  • The Society is committed to increasing the diversity of its award recipients. Excellent candidates are encouraged to apply, especially those from under-represented groups
  • Applications are subject to the Awards Terms and Conditions


You must complete the online form and upload a PDF including the following information. All documents must use Arial 11 and Moderate margins.

  • One page CV
  • One page statement describing how the candidate meets the criteria
  • One page synopsis of the work to be considered
  • Five relevant publications to support the application, including journal impact factors and number of citations

Deadline for applications: 17 March 2023.

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