London, November 16, 2020 – Elsevier, in partnership with the US-UK Fulbright Commission, announced the winners of the Early Career Researcher (ECR) UK Awards 2020. The ECR Awards champion researchers at an early stage in their career by recognizing their work and awarding each recipient a grant of £1,500. This year’s winners were recognized in a virtual awards ceremony, hosted by science writer and broadcaster Vivienne Parry, OBE and attended by leading experts in higher education from across the UK, the EU and the US.
Elsevier and the US-UK Fulbright Commission remain committed to recognizing and rewarding outstanding young researchers that are making a significant contribution to their field of research, especially during this challenging time, and also recognizing the institutions enabling their work.
We offer our congratulations to Dr. Yasunori Watanabe, from the Department of Biochemistry, who was the winner of the Scopus Early Career Researcher Award in Biochemistry, Genetics & Molecular Biology, highlighting his invaluable research in areas including HIV and coronavirus pathobiology.
A video from Dr Watanabe is available here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lp467zJ8Khc
17th November 2020