ESP Young Investigator Award

Call for nominations

In a continuing effort to promote Photobiology, the European Society for Photobiology (ESP) offers a Young Investigator Award to a early stage researcher who has conducted original research of exceptionally high quality in a field related to Photobiology.
The award will be presented at the biannual Congress of the European Society for Photobiology.
The awardee will deliver a plenary lecture during the ESP Congress.

Previous awardees were:


You are warmly encouraged to nominate a candidate for this Award.

The nomination letter from an ESP member must be accompanied by:

  1. A motivation letter in favour of the nominee;
  2. A CV and a list of the publications of the nominee in decreasing order of relevance;
  3. A short description of the actual research activities of the nominee.

For eligibility candidates should be 35 years old or less and ESP Members in good standing at the moment of their nomination.
Older candidates can be considered where there is evidence of a career break, i.e. maternity leave .

Nominations should be sent by e-mail to by the end of May, Congress year, at the latest. The nomination will be examined by the Education and Training Committee and approved with an indisputable decision by the Executive Committee.