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 were shortlisted for 2016.

Judging took place in September and 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 went through to the final 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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