The Awards comprise a commemorative certificate, presented at the prestigious BNF Annual Day, and a prize to support the winners in their careers. The BNF Drummond Nutrition Science Communication Awards celebrate and reward excellence in the promotion of nutrition science to different audiences.

The Awards will be presented annually to established health professionals, newly qualified nutritionists and practicing school teachers.

The 2014 Awards

Health professionals
Three Awards will be given to registered dietitians who demonstrate putting research into practice, showing how it has been communicated in a meaningful way, including evaluation. BNF is working with the British Dietetic Association (BDA) with this Award. The theme will be: ‘innovation in delivering evidence-based nutrition messages to older people in a public health or community setting’. The Awards are open to all practicing dietitians in the UK, who must be nominated by their peers or employer.

Submissions should showcase how the applicant’s work supports the theme (what was done, the rationale for the approach and the impact it had) (Maximum 750 words). In addition, photographs and materials developed can be provided to illustrate the activity.

As well as attending the BNF Annual Day, the recipient will receive a prize worth £500 towards their career development (comprising a place at a future BNF or BDA CPD event, two years subscription to Nutrition Bulletin and a £250 contribution towards professional development, e.g. books, training, events). To apply, please download, complete and submit the application form below.

Nutritionists
Three Awards will be given to final year nutrition students (MSc or BSc) to reward excellence in the communication of nutrition science in the context of public health in the UK. The Awards are open to nutrition students from Association for Nutrition accredited courses (academic year 2013/14) in the UK. Course leaders will be invited to nominate up to two final year students to apply.

Applicants must submit a short article, suitable for a general audience, on the public health significance of their final year dissertation/project (maximum 750 words). Please see the application form for more information.  In addition, photographs and materials developed can be provided to illustrate the entry.

As well as attending the BNF Annual Day, the recipient will receive a prize worth £500 towards their career development (comprising AfN Associate Registration for one year, two years subscription to Nutrition Bulletin and a £250 contribution towards professional development, e.g. books, training, events). To apply, please download, complete and submit the application form below. 

Teachers
Three Awards will be given to primary, middle, special or secondary school teachers who demonstrate putting accurate nutrition science into practice in the classroom. Teachers must be nominated by their peers or employer.

Submissions should demonstrate the impact on learners of the applicant’s teaching about food and nutrition (maximum 750 words). This may also include lesson plans, worksheets and photographs to help illustrate the entry.

As well as attending the BNF Annual Day, the recipient will receive a prize worth £500 towards their career development (comprising professional subject association registration for one year, two years subscription to Nutrition Bulletin and a £250 contribution towards professional development, e.g. books, training, events.) To apply, please download, complete and submit the application form below.

Important dates
  • February 2014: Information and application forms available.
  • July-August 2014: Nominations received. All entries must be sent via email (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.). Last entry date: 29 August 2014.
  • September 2014: Nominations judged by an expert panel and Awards made.
  • 18 November 2014: Awards presented at BNF Annual day, London.

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