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The Anatomy Society Announces the Appointment of a New Co-Editor for the Anatomy Journal.

The Anatomy Society is pleased to welcome Professor Neil Vargesson as the new co-editor of the society’s flagship title, The Anatomy Journal. He joins co-editors Phil Cox, Thomas Gillingwater and Stefan Milz at the helm of the Journal of Anatomy to guide it in its mission to publish the best in anatomical science. To learn more about Professor Vargesson, please click here.

Journal of Anatomy Best Paper Award

Journal of Anatomy Best Paper Award (

2020 Journal of Anatomy Best Paper Award
New concept for epaxial/hypoaxial boundary based on neural development
Hiroshi Nagashima, Daisuke Koga, Satoshi Kusumi, Katsuki Mukaigasa, Hiroyuki Yaginuma, Tatsuo Ushiki, Noboru Sato
Volume 237, Issue 3, September 2020, Pages 427-438
First published: August 12, 2020

The Journal of Anatomy Joint Runner-Up Best Paper Prize 2020

Comparative growth of the olfactory system of the developing chick with considerations for evolutionary studies
Aneila VC Hogan, Akinobu Watanabe, Amy M. Balanoff, Gabriel S. Bever
Volume 237, Issue 2, August 2020, Pages 225-240
First published: April 20, 2020

Comparative anatomy of the mammalian neuromuscular junction
Ines Boehm, Abrar Alhindi, Ana S. Leite, Chandra Logie, Alyssa Gibbs, Olivia Murray, Rizwan Farrukh, Robert Pirie, Christopher Proudfoot, Richard Clutton, Thomas M. Wishart, Ross A Jones, Thomas H. Gillingwater
Volume 237, Issue 5, November 2020, Pages 827-836
First published: June 23, 2020

[Dr Boehm and Dr Alhindi are joint Lead Authors]

Anatomy Society Fellowships 2022/23

The Anatomical Society offers a limited number of fellowships normally held in university departments whose field of work includes the anatomical sciences, in the UK and Ireland. Applications are currently invited from potential supervisors for the Fellowships which will begin in October 2023. The closing date for applications is Friday, August 19, 2022 at midnight.

For the fourth yearthe Society reserves a scholarship for a early career investigator an ECI is a person holding a reading chair or an independent research fellowship who is within 12 years of obtaining a doctorate, excluding career interruption and who has guaranteed employment for the duration of the scholarship and who has not previously held an AS Doctoral scholarship. The application will be judged on different criteria than regular scholarship applications, with more emphasis on project design and training provided than background. The proposal will still have to meet the high standards expected.

Advertising, application forms and information and conditions can be obtained from the website or by contacting the Honorary Secretary, Dr Joanna Matthan c/o [email protected]

The deadline for submitting applications is midnight (GMT) Friday, August 19, 2022

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