ALBA-Elsevier Award Lecture
The ALBA-Elsevier Award Lecture on Brain Sciences is awarded by the ALBA Network and Elsevier. It recognises research achievements of outstanding quality by an active scientist working at the frontiers of brain research, at any career stage PhD or MD onwards, from countries underrepresented among neuroscience publications and conferences.
The recipient receives an honorarium and delivers a Special Lecture at the FENS Forum. The ALBA-Elsevier Award Lecture on Brain Sciences is sponsored by Elsevier.
Award Type: Personal Award
Prize Money: 3,000 Euro
Granting Body: ALBA, Elsevier
Eligibility: The award is open to active scientists of any origin, at any career stage PhD or MD onwards, working in a research institution in countries underrepresented among neuroscience publications and conferences.
Requirements: Candidates can either self-nominate or be nominated by fellow neuroscientists. Current members of the ALBA Board of Directors and ALBA Awards working group are ineligible for this award. Selection of the award winner will be made by an ad hoc committee set by the ALBA Network. The decision taken by the Selection committee is based on the outstanding quality of research achievements of candidates from diverse and historically underrepresented backgrounds. The successful candidate will be notified by November. Candidates who have not received notification by this date should assume that they have not been successful. Candidates should submit the following: 1) CV which should include: list of publications, list of oral presentations at conferences or institutional seminars and lecturing experience 2) A proposed title and abstract (max 500 words) for their potential ALBA-Elsevier lecture 3) A short personal statement (max. one page) describing their eligibility and how this award will impact their career in science 4) A letter of endorsement by a prominent neuroscientist, outlining the suitability of the candidate for the award, should accompany the nomination
Name: ALBA Network