Awarded for the best talk at the Annual Meeting. All student members of the Palaeontological Association, and all members of the Association who are early-career researchers within one year of the award of a higher degree (PhD or MSc), excluding periods of parental or other leave, are eligible for consideration for this award. Individuals may nominate themselves for consideration when submitting abstracts for the Meeting. The prize is announced immediately after the oral sessions at the end of the Annual Meeting. Winners will receive an official certificate and free membership to the Association for one year.
A full list of previous recipients can be viewed here: Medal and Award Winners.
The scoresheet used by members of the committee judging this award can be viewed here: Annual Meeting Talk Score Sheet.