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ALBA-Elsevier Award Lecture on Brain Sciences

This award recognizes 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. In addition to highlighting the awarded individual’s scientific excellence, this prize will support regional diversity and increase visibility of both the scientist and their institution.

Award Type: Research Award

Prize Money: 1,000 Euro

Granting Body: The ALBA Network & Elsevier

Other Benefits or Honours: The awardee will also 1. Have the opportunity to present a lecture at an international neuroscience conference, that will be aired on the ALBA Virtual Platform, advertised by ALBA and by Elsevier 2. Have the opportunity to submit a review or a research article for publication in one of the Elsevier Neuroscience journals

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. Based on Elsevier’s authors’ metric per region and representation of countries in global neuroscience conferences in the past years, applications from individuals working in the following countries are NOT eligible: Austria, Belgium, Canada, China, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Israel, Japan, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, UK, USA.

Requirements: 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

Application/Submission Deadline: 30 Aug 2021

Contact Details

Name: Keerthana Iyer