The Lush Prize 2016

Now in its fifth year, the Lush Prize has awarded £1.2 million in prizes, aiming to bring forward the day when safety testing takes place without the use of animals.

After a record number of nominations, 55 projects and scientists from 21 countries have been shortlisted for 2016.

They go through to the next round of judging in September. The winners will be announced at a prize ceremony in November.

Laura_BrayWe award prizes in five main categories:
Public Awareness
Young Researcher

For 2016 we are increasing the Young Researcher prize fund to £150,000, awarding 15 winners in Asia, the Americas and the Rest of the World.

The total prize fund for 2016 is £350,000.

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2016 shortlist

We have 55 projects and scientists from 21 countries going through to the next round of judging.

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2016 Conference

The annual Lush Prize Conference takes place on Thursday 10th November 2016, on the theme of ‘Regulating Chemical Safety – the future for animal use’.

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2015 Winners

With our first ever Black Box award for winners involved in mapping the first ever ‘human toxicity pathway’.

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Why we need a Prize

Over the past twenty years huge changes have happened in relation to animal testing, but it is taking too long for testing to stop completely.

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