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PhD Thesis Prize

FKNE
PhD Thesis
Prize

Warm Congratulations to Dr. Lisa Traunmüller (UNIBAS, Switzerland), the Winner of the FKNE PhD Thesis Prize 2020!

Watch here the video featuring the Winner of the FKNE PhD Thesis Prize 2020

Download the Press Release 

The 2020 PhD Thesis Selection Committee* :

   Vassiliki Nikoletopoulou (chair)           Simona Lodato

   Balazs Hangya                                        Ewelina Knapska

   Susanne Schreiber                                 Marc Spehr

* Should candidates be applying from the same lab than a member of the PhD Thesis Prize Selection Committee, this member will automatically be excluded from the final assessment.

The FENS-Kavli Network of Excellence PhD Thesis Prize is awarded every second year at the FENS Forum and honors a young neuroscientist for his/her outstanding PhD thesis in any domain of neuroscience.

Personal prize money: 2.000 €

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FKNE PhD Thesis Prize 2022

The call opens in December 2021

Eligibility

  • the PhD must have been conducted in a FENS member country;
  • the candidate must have successfully defended his/her PhD thesis at the home institution;
  • at the time of the submission, no more than two years may have elapsed since the PhD was awarded;
  • the candidate must have at least one first-author manuscript published or accepted for publication. In case of a co-first authorship, the contribution of the applicant must be clearly stated on the publication, and can be further outlined in an accompanying document;
  • the candidate has to be available to attend the FENS Forum 2022 (Paris, 9-13 July 2022)

The FKNE PhD Thesis Prize is sponsored by the FENS Committee of Higher Education and Training (CHET).

Nomination Procedure
Applicants may either be nominated by their PhD supervisor, or may self-nominate.
 
The nomination must include:
 
  • a letter of recommendation from the PhD supervisor, which should be sent directly to the Selection Committee (please check the application form); 
  • the CV of the applicant, including:
    • full citation of a first-author manuscript (published or accepted for publication);
    • full list of publications;
    • list of academic and professional awards, if applicable;
    • relevant professional experience, including teaching duties, if applicable;
  • an electronic copy of the PhD diploma;
  • an electronic copy of the PhD thesis document (English version);
  • an electronic copy of the first-author manuscript.

FKNE PhD Thesis Prize 2020

Warm Congratulations to Dr. Lisa Traunmüller (UNIBAS, Switzerland), the Winner of the FKNE PhD Thesis Prize 2020!

Watch here the video featuring the Winner of theFKNE PhD Thesis Prize 2020

Download the Press Release

 

The FENS-Kavli Network of Excellence PhD Thesis Prize is awarded every second year and honors a young neuroscientist for his/her outstanding PhD thesis in any domain of neuroscience.

Personal prize money: 2.000 €

FKNE PhD Thesis Prize 2022

The call opens in December 2021

Eligibility

  • the PhD must have been conducted in a FENS member country;
  • the candidate must have successfully defended his/her PhD thesis at the home institution;
  • at the time of the submission, no more than two years may have elapsed since the PhD was awarded;
  • the candidate must have at least one first-author manuscript published or accepted for publication. In case of a co-first authorship, the contribution of the applicant must be clearly stated on the publication, and can be further outlined in an accompanying document;
  • the candidate has to be available to attend the FENS 2020 Virtual Forum  (Paris, 11-15 July 2020)
Nomination Procedure
Applicants may either be nominated by their PhD supervisor, or may self-nominate.
 
The nomination must include:
 
  • a letter of recommendation from the PhD supervisor, which should be sent directly to the Selection Committee (please check the application form); 
  • the CV of the applicant, including:
    • full citation of a first-author manuscript (published or accepted for publication);
    • full list of publications;
    • list of academic and professional awards, if applicable;
    • relevant professional experience, including teaching duties, if applicable;
  • an electronic copy of the PhD diploma;
  • an electronic copy of the PhD thesis document (English version);
  • an electronic copy of the first-author manuscript.

The FKNE PhD Thesis Prize is sponsored by the FENS Committee of Higher Education and Training (CHET).