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Nominations open for 3rd Annual Research Awards

BioMed Central today announces that nominations for the 3rd Annual Research Awards are now open. The awards, now in their third year and growing in popularity, recognize excellence in research that has been made universally accessible by open access publication.

The awards celebrate the best published research across medical and biological science within any of BioMed Central's open access journals.

To demonstrate the growing reputation of these awards, a new website has been launched:

Nominations via the website are now being accepted and will close on 31 December 2008. Anyone who publishes original research of major significance in one of BioMed Central's journals during 2008 is eligible for nomination. The winning articles are be selected by a panel including BioMed Central editorial team members and external experts in biology and medicine.

Speaking of the awards, BioMed Central’s Head of Public Relations, Matt McKay said “We are always delighted by the quality and diversity of the entries we receive for these awards and are once again looking forward to judging and rewarding the highest-quality open access research from around the world.”

The winners will be announced at the Annual BioMed Central Research Awards dinner being held in March 2009.

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