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FENS EJN Young Investigator Prize 2018

It is a personal prize of GBP 7,000. Candidates must either be working in a European research institution or be of European origin if working outside of Europe. Individuals may apply themselves or be nominated by fellow neuroscientists.

FENS EJN Young Investigator Prize 2018

This biennial prize sponsored by Wiley, publishers of EJN, will be given in recognition of outstanding scientific work in any area of neuroscience.

Personal Prize £ 7 000

Requirements

Candidates must either be working in a European research institution or be of European origin, if working outside of Europe. Individuals may apply themselves or be nominated by a fellow neuroscientists.

  • Age limit is 35 years (at the nomination deadline) with variations related to maternity/paternity career breaks as below*
  • Award will be presented at the FENS Forum 2018 in Berlin (7 - 11 July 2018)
  • Awardee will be required to give a Special Lecture at the Forum and to write a review article for publication in EJN
*FENS and EJN are committed to secure equal terms for individuals with and without family. The following age rule apply for the Young Investigator Prize:
Women: 18 months per child is added to the age limit of 35 years
Men: actual time of paternity leave is added to the age limit 35 years 
 

Application should include the following information:

  • A Short CV
  • A short summary of current research
  • A list of up to 10 publications, including pdf versions of the two most prominent articles by the applicant
  • Names and e-mail addresses of two key scientists in the field willing to provide a letter of recommendation on request

Evaluation

Applications will be evaluated by a Committee formed by members of the FENS Executive Committee and the co-Editors in Chief of EJN.

The evaluation committee will meet in March 2017 and the recipients of the prize will be notified by 1 April 2017.

Nomination deadline was 13 February 2017. 

For enquiries, please contact: awards@fens.org

 

FENS EJN Young Investigator Prize 2018

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