How to apply

The application process for the 2022/2023 CSAR PhD Student Awards is now open. Further details and the application form are at The submission deadline is 23:59 on Saturday 14th January 2023. Candidates will be notified whether they have been shortlisted in February 2023, and we aim to interview shortlisted candidates in April 2023.

(The form contains a link to a brief set of guidelines about the award. If you click on this and are asked to request access to the guidelines, please copy and paste the link into your browser; this should take you to the document directly without requesting access. Sorry for the inconvenience!)

Award winners will be asked to present their work in a 10 minute slot (with questions) at a regular CSAR lecturer evening. This presentation will usually be posted on the CSAR website, unless it contains confidential or unpublished results. They are also expected to submit a short (350 word) report on how the award was used, within nine months of receipt of the award.

Please send any queries, or report any issues arising during your application, to the secretary of the Student Award Committee, Jane Baker, at


16th Jun 2022

Dr Nick Jones (2016 CSAR Student Award winner)

16th Jun 2022

Dr Douwe Kiela (2016 CSAR Student Award winner)

16th Jun 2022

Dr Ashish Goel (2016 CSAR Student Award winner)