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
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
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.
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