Patient Involvement Prize

This prize recognises an individual or team that involves people affected by cancer in the design, development and/or delivery of cancer research in a high quality and meaningful way.

Key information

Awarded to

All career levels

Prize value

£1,000

Nominations open

November 2016

Nominations close

31 March 2017

The honorarium may be used to support, develop or extend patient involvement activity, or to undertake training relating to patient involvement.

The winner may also be asked to give a public lecture, host a patient engagement activity, write a public-facing article for CRUK, or undertake a similar task, the nature and timing of which shall be subject to discussion.

  • Nominations may be made on behalf of individuals who are living at the time of the nomination. An individual can nominate himself/herself.
  • Nominees need to be in receipt of, or have been supported either directly or indirectly by, Cancer Research UK funding.
  • There are no restrictions with regard to the race, gender, nationality, or religious or political views of the Nominee.
  • While the current geographical location of the Nominee does not affect their eligibility, a significant proportion of their patient involvement work should have taken place in the UK.
  • The Prize will be presented to an individual.
  • Institutions or organisations are not eligible for the Prize.

To nominate for this prize, you must submit a completed nominations form.

There is no restriction on how many candidates can be nominated by an individual. There is also no restriction on the number of nominators completing forms on behalf of a candidate/team.

Nominators are asked to maintain the confidentiality of the nomination process.

Nominations must be submitted electronically to engagementprizes@cancer.org.uk.

Paper nominations will not be accepted. A nomination should not be considered submitted until we have issued an email confirming this. Confirmations will be sent within five working days.

The deadline is final and we cannot accept nominations after 5 pm on the day of the deadline.

Download a nomination form