The European Society for Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience announces the 2020 ESCAN Young Scientist Award 2020.
This award honours early achievements of scientists working in the area of Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience and is meant to promote further ascendance of a research star. Scientific excellence should be represented in high-impact publications. The award is intended to first and foremost celebrate the innovative and substantial scientific contributions of the applicant. Beyond the outstanding scientific contributions, we also consider overall achievements of the applicants and contributions to the wider community, in terms of esteem, outreach and visibility.
The award includes a honorarium in the amount of 1000 Euro and provides resources to fund travel to the biennial ESCAN meeting (max. Euro 500). The 2020 award recipient is expected to attend the upcoming meeting from 1st to 4th July 2020 in Budapest, Hungary, and to provide a research presentation.
Eligible are scientists with a PhD awarded not longer than 5 years ago (plus one year per child and/or plus maternal or paternal leave) whose research falls within the scope of the society’s key focus. Candidates must be active members of ESCAN. Self-nomination is possible.
Applications will be evaluated in terms of the candidate’s:
Please submit all documents in the aforementioned order, as ONE single pdf file named after the surname of the candidate (e.g., “SURNAME.pdf”).
Deadline for submission: Monday 3rd February 2020, 23:59 CET
Award decision: Beginning of March 2020
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