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Weston Brain Institute Outstanding Achievement Award 2017

Weston Brain Institute Outstanding Achievement Award 2017

Prize Money
25000 GBP
Granting Body
Weston Brain Institute

Award Information

Honors or benefits
The Weston Brain Institute Outstanding Achievement Award 2017 recognizes an exceptional UK investigator who, in the field of translational research to accelerate the development of therapeutics for neurodegenerative diseases of aging, has made exceptional advances in research in the past 15 years, demonstrated remarkable leadership, and is likely to make substantial contributions in the next 5-10 years. The awardee should also have made positive societal contributions and have a record of impeccable citizenship in the research community.
Field of research
Neurodegenerative diseases of aging
Eligibility
Anyone (in the UK or elsewhere, the “Nominator”) can nominate an individual (the “Nominee”) for the award. The Nominee must: - Have made exceptional contributions in translational research that have accelerated the development of therapeutics for neurodegenerative diseases of aging, in particular in the past 15 years. Please note that this is NOT a lifetime achievement award. - Be presently leading or performing translational research on neurodegenerative diseases of aging as part of a full-time position. - Be working at or above the lecturer (assistant professor or equivalent) level if holding an academic position or equivalent. - Have performed >50% of relevant research and leadership contributions in the UK. - Have positive recommendations for citizenship in the research community and societal contributions.
Age limit
No age
Requirements
All nominations must be submitted through our online system by 3 April 2017. The Institute will then contact the nominee for additional supporting information (including curriculum vitae, two letters of reference and a standard release form). Completed applications will then be prescreened for eligibility and reviewed by the Institute’s award jury.
Next application deadline
2017-04-03
Date of awarding ceremony
2017-07-01

Contact Information

Jennifer Broadbent
22 St. Clair Ave East, Toronto, ON, Canada
Phone
+1-416-965-5667
Email
jennifer.broadbent@weston.ca
Website
http://westonbraininstitute.ca/award-2017/

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