At the 2018 UK Biobank Scientific Conference we held the first UK Biobank Early Career Researcher of the Year Competition. Celebrating the creativity and imagination of early-career researchers, embarking on their research careers, who may be the researcher leaders in years to come when the UK Biobank resource is at its most productive.
It was a close competition with over 100 entries from researchers. The winners are listed below and you can watch the winner and two runners up explaining their research in the video above.
- Winner Philip Law, ICR
- Runner up Dr Hanieh Yaghootkar, Exeter University
- Runner up Dr Samuel Jones, Exeter University
Other entries were selected for posters presentations and you can view these below: