RES Student Award

Royal Entomological Society


Grant amount: Up to £400

Anticipated deadline: Dec 31, 2018

Applicant type: Undergraduate Student Graduate Student

Funding uses: Education / Outreach

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: Anywhere in the world

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Overview:

The Royal Entomological Society was founded in 1833 as the Entomological Society of London and is the successor to a number of short-lived societies dating back to 1745.

The aim of the Society is "the improvement and diffusion of entomological science".

The Society's aim is to improve and disseminate knowledge of and about insect science. To achieve this we organise meetings of a general and specialist nature, where scientific knowledge is presented and discussed. The fundamental relationship of insects to ecology, conservation, food production, animal and human health, being a major part of biological science. We also publish academic journals and identification handbooks to assist the general public and scientists. Our membership is international and open to all who contribute to entomological science.

RES Student Award is granted to students based on any article about an entomological topic that would be of interest to the general public; the article should be to be easy to read, in a popular style and no longer than 800 words.

There are three awards:

  • Winner £400
  • runner up £300
  • third place £200

All three articles published in 'Antenna'.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.

Eligibility:

  • Undergraduates and postgraduates on both full and part-time study are eligible to apply.