The Greenwood Africa Award recognises the research achievements and future potential of a mid-career African scientist in contributing to the control of infectious disease in sub-Saharan Africa. It is awarded to an individual who shows exceptional promise as an African research leader.
Professor Sir Brian Greenwood, British physician, biomedical research scientist, and academic, has spent over 50 years carrying out research in Africa. His work has had an extensive impact on major infectious diseases including malaria, meningitis, pneumonia and Ebola.
Prof Greenwood has long championed medical education and research in Africa, mentoring new generations of African students, doctors and clinicians to become leaders in their fields, helping enhance the stature of African medical research among the international scientific community.
The award consists of a medal and a week in residence at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) in London. The winner will be required to give a Greenwood lecture, as well as interact with relevant academics and give seminars as appropriate.
It will be awarded every three years, at the LSHTM graduation ceremony.
Nominations (including self-nominations) consist of a cover letter (max 1 page) and a CV (max 4 pages).
Find out more about the award and how to submit nominations here.