Nominate a pioneering early career researcher

The N8 Research Partnership, a collaboration of the eight most research intensive universities in the North of England, is launching a new campaign in January 2020 and needs your help.

The N8 New Pioneers campaign seeks to celebrate rising research stars across the N8 universities. The intention is to showcase exceptional early careers researchers who have already made unique or pioneering advances in their research field, or are creating real world impact through their work by partnering with industry and society. These don’t have to be N8-specific research programmes.

Among the 19,000 academic staff across the N8, there spans a wealth of experience and expertise in areas across the physical, life and environmental sciences, engineering, social sciences, the arts and humanities and more.

If you know somone who you think deserves to be an N8 New Pioneer, please send your nomination to by Monday 16 December 2019

Nominations should include:

  • A photograph of the nominee
  • University department/programme
  • Role and experience to date
  • Example of great achievement/pioneering work within the N8
  • A website link to find out more about the department/project

Visit the N8 website for further information