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FENS-Kavli Network of Excellence
PhD Thesis Prize

FKNE
PhD Thesis
Prize

 

The Call for the FKNE PhD Thesis Prize 2020 opens on 1st December 2019

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 €

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 2020 (Glasgow, 11-15 July)
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;
  • an electronic copy of the first-author manuscript.

Call Deadline: 1st March 2020 (midnight, Brussels time).

Note: The results of the submitted nominations will be communicated to the candidates on 23rd April. The winner of the PhD Thesis Prize will be publicly announced at the FENS Forum 2020.
 
For enquiries, please contact: excellence_network@fens.org

The 2020 PhD Thesis Prize Selection Committee*

* 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 Call for the FKNE PhD Thesis Prize 2020 opens on 1st December 2019

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

Personal prize money: 2.000 €

* 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.

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 2020 (Glasgow, 11-15 July)
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;
  • an electronic copy of the first-author manuscript.

Call Deadline: 1st March 2020 (midnight, Brussels time).

Note: The results of the submitted nominations will be communicated to the candidates on 23rd April. The winner of the PhD Thesis Prize will be publicly announced at the FENS Forum 2020.
 
For enquiries, please contact: excellence_network@fens.org

The 2020 PhD Thesis Prize Selection Committee*

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