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Sieratzki UK-Israel Prize for Advances in Neuroscience - The Young Researcher’s Prizes

Sieratzki UK-Israel Prize for Advances in Neuroscience - The Young Researcher’s Prizes

Prize Money
3500 USD
Granting Body
The British Neuroscience Association (BNA) and the Israel Society for Neuroscience (ISFN) in partnership with the Sieratzki Family

Award Information

Honors or benefits
Awardees will be given a bursary of USD $1,250 to support one week’s travel in either the UK or Israel, and give a presentation at the country’s national neuroscience society meeting.
Field of research
Neuroscience
Eligibility
The Prize is awarded to two UK and two Israeli scientists in alternate academic years and in two categories: The Young Researcher’s Prize Awarded to outstanding PostDocs/Junior Academics who are up to 4 years post PhD (one winner from the UK and one from Israel). The Early Career Researcher’s Prize Awarded to outstanding PostDocs/Junior Academics from 4 to 8 years post PhD (one winner from the UK and one from Israel). Applicants must be formally affiliated with an Israeli or a British research institution and have done a major part of their research work at an Israeli or a British research institution. Due consideration is given to British and Israeli scientists currently working abroad who are in the process to return to an Israeli or a British research institution. Applicants must be working in the field of neuroscience. This includes but is not limited to the study of the nervous system from molecular, cellular, developmental, structural, functional, evolutionary, computational, behavioural, and medical viewpoints. Applications from clinician researchers are welcome. Candidates for the Young Researcher’s Award, must have successfully completed their PhD† not more than four years before the date of application. Candidates for the Early Career Researcher’s Award must have successfully completed their PhD no less than four years and not more than eight years before the date of application. Multiple applications from laboratories / departments / institutions are acceptable; however individuals may submit only one application at a time. Successful applicants will have already made a significant impact in their field of Neuroscience. Successful applicants must be willing to travel to the partnering country and present at their meetings, unless there are exceptional circumstances preventing travel. These are one-time awards; a recipient of either the Young Researcher’s or Early Career Researcher’s Award is not eligible for either award in subsequent years.
Age limit
No age
Requirements
The Young Researcher’s Prizes – for 0-4 years post PhD. All applicants are assessed by a rigorous academic selection process overseen by senior researchers at the BNA and the ISFN. To apply, please read through all the eligibility criteria and then please complete and send the following documents to sieratzkiprize@bna.org.uk by 15 October 2017. Application form can be downloaded from the website. A research statement (max 1000 words), A curriculum vitae, A short list of up to 5 most important publications with brief summary and impact factor, Two letters of recommendation.
Next application deadline
2017-10-15
Date of awarding ceremony
2017-12-10

Contact Information

The British Neuroscience Association
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Phone
+44 7584 01627
Email
sieratzkiprize@bna.org.uk
Website
https://www.bna.org.uk/about/our-prizes/#new-sieratzki-uk-israel-prize-for-advances-in-neuroscience

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