Young Investigator Paper Awards Clinical Neurophysiology
Promoting Education and Attainment of the Highest Level of Knowledge and Understanding of Clinical Neurophysiology
The International Federation of Clinical Neurophysiology (IFCN) has member societies in 62 countries. The IFCN mission is to promote best practice in clinical neurophysiology through education and research throughout the world. And our vision is to improve healthcare worldwide by understanding the nervous system and optimizing the diagnosis and treatment of its disorders through clinical neurophysiology.
Under the auspices of the International Federation of Clinical Neurophysiology, Elsevier has established four young investigator paper awards to be presented at the International Congress of Clinical Neurophysiology that is organized every four years. The paper awards consist of a prize of 5,000 EUR each and a certificate. The prizes are named in honor of:
The awards were established in 2016 and 2017:
The Mary Brazier Young Investigator Paper Award (2016, thereafter once every 4 years starting 2018)
The William Cobb Young Investigator Paper Award (2016, thereafter once every 4 years starting 2019)
The Herbert Jasper Young Investigator Paper Award (2017, thereafter once every 4 years, starting 2020)
The Grey Walter Young Investigator Paper Award (2017, thereafter once every 4 years, starting 2021)
The next Young Investigator Paper Awards will be presented at the next ICCN in 2022 (Melbourne, Australia). Awardees must attend the Congress and will make a short presentation of their work at the Congress.
- Full-length original research paper published in Clinical Neurophysiology
- Young investigator status defined by an age limit 35 years on December 31 in the year the candidate paper was published in Clinical Neurophysiology
- First author of the candidate paper
Applications Must Include:
- A letter from the applicant stating his/her interest in the competition
- A current curriculum vitae and verified statement of birth date (e.g. copy of passport or birth certificate)
- The paper accepted for publication in Clinical Neurophysiology
Applicants should submit all application material electronically to Prof. Ulf Ziemann, the editor-in-chief of Clinical Neurophysiology:
RE: Paper Awards Clinical Neurophysiology
Deadline for receipt of applications: January 31 in the year following the year in which the candidate paper was published.
The Editors of Clinical Neurophysiology will review eligible manuscripts and the Executive Committee of the International Federation of Clinical Neurophysiology (IFCN) will make final decision about the awards. Executive Committee members will not be involved in the judging papers from their own center.