Research

UEG Rising Stars 2018 - apply for nomination

Application period begins 1 June 2017

Every year, the National Societies Committee and the UEG Scientific Committee jointly select 6-8 emerging clinical scientists as 'Rising Stars', based on a track record of international quality research and developing scientific independence. This initiative provides a durable platform for these young researchers to further evolve their professional careers.

Applications are invited from the following target group:

  • Clinical scientists at any level (but a full professor title will not be accepted)
  • 40 years of age or younger at the time of application (born September 8, 1976 or later)*
  • Must have as country of residence Europe (including UK) and/or a country bordering the Mediterranean Sea
  • Candidates may apply maximum 3 times for the Rising Star Award

*add two years to age limit per child as main carer

To apply, please follow these steps:

  • Download and carefully read the criteria for applicants and selection process
  • Download and complete the 2018 application form
  • Download the Template for Society's support confirmation (which must be completed and signed by the supporting Society)
  • Email all application documents by Friday 28 July 2017 to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for review by the nominations panel. Applicants will be told whether their application for nomination was successful no later than 5 September.
  • Successful candidates should submit their completed forms (including the signed nomination form) via the UEG's online Application system. The UEG application deadline is 7 September 2016.

Enquiries to UEG should be directed to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Please note that you must be a member of the BSG if you would like the BSG to consider supporting your application.