We are pleased to announce the Global Forum on Nicotine Michael Russell Award.

The Michael Russell Oration is a key event within GFN, and the Russell family has now kindly agreed to the establishment an award in Mike Russell’s memory.

You can find out more about Mike Russell’s work here http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/add.14043/full and here

The intention of the award is to honour someone who has made a substantial and innovative contribution to the science and understanding of safer nicotine products and tobacco harm reduction.

This is an annual award, which will be presented at the Global Forum on Nicotine, to which the recipient will be invited.

Nominations for the award should be made to [] by March 30th 2018. The nominations should include an explanation as to why the nominee is worthy of the award in a statement of no more than 250 words. Self-nominations are not accepted.

The nominations will be assessed by an awards panel, comprising Prof Gerry Stimson, Prof Martin Jarvis, Prof Ann McNeill and Prof Lynn Kozlowski.