We bring together bright young researchers and the most eminent in their fields. We stimulate and support their work. Then we celebrate the breakthrough ideas that emerge, and the difference they make to the world.

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We host symposia where early career researchers and eminent scientists meet, discuss, and inspire each other. Small and informal, they build our understanding by encouraging every participant to contribute and collaborate.

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We award the Rank Prize for scientific excellence in the fields of nutrition and optoelectronics. We celebrate breakthrough ideas that become practical applications that can make a difference to all our lives.

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We support talented scientists at all stages in their careers. Our grants encourage researchers to get started in their own work, broaden their experiences, explore ideas together, and share their discoveries.

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Founded by Lord Rank in 1972, we are a family charity that celebrates research in optoelectronics and nutrition. These two fields were at the heart of Lord Rank’s interests and businesses. That’s why they feature in our prizes, grants and symposia.

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Where the brightest scientific minds meet

We bring together young researchers and the most eminent in their fields. Those fields are nutrition and optoelectronics: two disciplines our founder Lord Rank built business upon.

We support talented researchers with lectures, awards and studentships.

We host symposia unlike any others. Together, we discuss. We debate. We challenge. We spur each other on, and make connections that last.

And with our Prize, we celebrate the breakthrough ideas that emerge, the people behind them, and the difference they make to the world.

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Nurturing
nutrition

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Support for Optoelectronics

Spotlighting optoelectronics

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Seeing Science Photography Competition

2022 Rank Prize winners announced

2022 marks the 50th anniversary of Rank Prize, which has been celebrating outstanding scientific breakthroughs since 1972. The Rank Prize is awarded biennially in the fields of optoelectronics and nutrition: two areas related to Lord Rank’s business interests.

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