Best Paper Award

Dear Colleagues,

We are pleased to announce the “Antibiotics 2023 Best Paper Award” for research and review articles published in Antibiotics between 1 January 2023 and 31 December 2023. One review and one research article will receive an award each. The papers will be selected after a thorough evaluation by the journal Award Committee, led by the Editor-in-Chief, Prof. Dr. Nicholas Dixon.

Eligibility for the Award:
– Papers published in Antibiotics from 1 January 2023 to 31 December 2023;
– Open to all career levels;
– Both regular and Special Issue submissions will be considered.

Selection Criteria:
The papers will be selected by the journal Award Committee based on the following criteria:
– Scientific merit and broad impact;
– Originality of the research objectives and/or the ideas presented;
– Creativity of the study design or uniqueness of the approaches and concepts;
– Clarity of presentation;
– Citations and downloads.

– One review award: CHF 500 and a chance to publish a paper free of charge in Antibiotics until the end of 2026;
– One research article award: CHF 500 and a chance to publish a paper free of charge in Antibiotics until the end of 2026.
– Each winner will also receive a certificate.

The winners will be announced on the journal website in March 2025.

Kind regards,
Antibiotics Editorial Office

Antibiotics Best Paper Award
Winner announcement: 31 March 2025

Eligibility and Requirements

– All papers published in Antibodies will be eligible (Both regular and Special Issue submissions).
Past Winners


17 pages, 558 KiB  
Stability Studies of 16 Antibiotics for Continuous Infusion in Intensive Care Units and for Performing Outpatient Parenteral Antimicrobial Therapy
by Guillaume Loeuille, Elise D’Huart, Jean Vigneron, Yann-Eric Nisse, Benoit Beiler, Caroline Polo, Gillian Ayari, Matthieu Sacrez, Béatrice Demoré and Alexandre Charmillon
Antibiotics 2022, 11(4), 458; - 29 Mar 2022
26 pages, 1707 KiB  
Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing: A Comprehensive Review of Currently Used Methods
by Ina Gajic, Jovana Kabic, Dusan Kekic, Milos Jovicevic, Marina Milenkovic, Dragana Mitic Culafic, Anika Trudic, Lazar Ranin and Natasa Opavski
Antibiotics 2022, 11(4), 427; - 23 Mar 2022

Award Committee

Prof. Nicholas Dixon Chairman
University of Wollongong
Dr. Krisztina M. Papp-Wallace
JMI laboratories
Prof. Jeffrey Lipman
University of Queensland


15 pages, 4947 KiB  
pH-Responsive “Smart” Hydrogel for Controlled Delivery of Silver Nanoparticles to Infected Wounds
by Hanif Haidari, Zlatko Kopecki, Adam T. Sutton, Sanjay Garg, Allison J. Cowin and Krasimir Vasilev
Antibiotics 2021, 10(1), 49; - 5 Jan 2021
25 pages, 909 KiB  
Mechanisms of Antibiotic Resistance in Important Gram-Positive and Gram-Negative Pathogens and Novel Antibiotic Solutions
by Loukas Kakoullis, Eleni Papachristodoulou, Paraskevi Chra and George Panos
Antibiotics 2021, 10(4), 415; - 10 Apr 2021


Charles H. Chen
Synthetic Biology Center, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Philip Joosten
Veterinary Epidemiology Unit, Department of Obstetrics, Reproduction and Herd Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University


Eunice Ego Mgbeahuruike
Division of Pharmaceutical Biosciences, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Helsinki, P.O. Box 56, FI-00014 Helsinki, Finland
Bernardo Ribeiro da Cunha
Institute for Bioengineering and Biosciences (IBB), Instituto Superior Técnico (IST), Universidade de Lisboa (UL); Av. Rovisco Pais, 1049-001 Lisboa, Portugal

Award Committee

Prof. Nicholas Dixon Chairman
University of Wollongong
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