Nominations for the 2021 Bone Idols are now closed! We will be announcing the shortlisted award nominees on Monday 6th September.

These new exciting awards are reserved only for those who are the epitome of an 'Idol' - a person that is greatly admired, loved, or revered. Never before has there been a dedicated awards ceremony specifically for the primary bone cancer community and we are delighted to be bringing you The Bone Idols this November!

Award Categories

This year, there are 7 award categories including 4 which are open for public nominations. Shortlisted nominees will be revealed on September 6th with winners being announced at our 15 Years of Research: Celebration Evening & Showcase event on November 6th.

Read on to find out more about each award. Nominations are now closed.

Awards open to public nomination

This award recognises an individual or group who has shown outstanding dedication to the primary bone cancer community. Nominees may work in research or healthcare, helping those affected by primary bone cancer. Nominees will have shown outstanding dedication over time to helping the community within the industry they serve.

This award recognises an individual or group who has shown outstanding achievement in fundraising. Nominees will have shown outstanding commitment, consistently going above and beyond to fundraise for the Bone Cancer Research Trust, supporting the continuation of our live-saving work.

This award is for researchers to recognise and show appreciation for their fellow research colleagues. It recognises a research individual or group who has made significant progress within the field of primary bone cancer research. Submissions should be made by individuals in the research community and nominees should work in the field of primary bone cancer research within the UK.

This award, our most prestigious of The Bone Idols, is given in honour of our Founder, Professor Ian Lewis. The award recognises an individual or group who has made an outstanding contribution to the primary bone cancer community. This may be through, research, education, fundraising or advocacy. The winner or winners of this award will have made a marked difference to the lives of primary bone cancer patients within the UK.

Awards reserved for our judging panel

The shortlist and winners of these awards will be decided upon by our internal judging panel.

An award to recognise an individual who has demonstrated outstanding ambassadorial work within the primary bone cancer community.

An award to recognise an individual who, through volunteering their time, efforts or skills, has made an outstanding contribution to the primary bone cancer community.

An award to recognise a research individual or group that have driven significant progress through innovation in research. The winner or winners will have demonstrated 'out of the box' thinking and dared to try new ideas that others may have not thought possible.