April 2022
Millennium Science Forum

1. Objective of the prize
To recognize and reward excellent research conducted by young scientists in Japan.

2. Research area
Condensed matter science (condensed matter physics, organic-inorganic chemistry, material science, surface physics)

3. Eligibility
Candidates should be 45 years old and under on 1st April 2022 and have made an outstanding achievement in condensed matter science in a Japanese University or Research Institute.

4. Prize
The prize is awarded annually to 1 individual. The prize comprises of a Yen 500,000, a commemorative certificate & medal and the opportunity to give invited lectures at British Universities.

5. Nominator
The candidate should be nominated by a recognized expert in the field of condensed matter science. Self nomination is also acceptable.

6. Number of nominations
Each nominator may recommend one applicant.

7. Application process

Send up to 3 main theses and the complete nomination form with details of 2 referees whom the Millennium Science Forum Steering Committee may contact via the application form below.
If there are extra documents to submit, please send them to the Millennium Science Forum Secretariat by email after receiving the application confirmed.

8. Nomination closing date
17:00 on 11th July 2022

9. Selection method

Adjudication by the Selection Committee of the Sir Martin Wood Prize.

10. Notification of winner
September 2022

11. Award ceremony
11th November 2022, in British Embassy, Tokyo


*If you do not receive an acknowledgement email within two days (excluding Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays), please contact the secretariat by telephone.
For further information, please contact.
TEL: 03-6732-8966
Mon-Fri (except public holidays) 10:00-12:00/14:00-17:00

Download Nomination Form

Application Form

Nomination Closed