Joint EPHAR‐ EACPT Young Investigator Awards in Translational Pharmacology

The Federation of European Pharmacology Societies (EPHAR) and the European Association for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics (EACPT) are pleased to announce a joint initiative to recognise projects of excellence in translational research in pharmacology. There will be 2 awards of EUR 1,000 each that will be given in 2017 to young scientists who have published an outstanding research paper in the past two years.

Requirements

Applicants must:

  • be not more than 35 years of age on the deadline date
  • have published an outstanding paper in 2015 or 2016 as first author
  • have conducted the submitted study in an institution of a country member of EACPT and/or EPHAR
  • be a member of one of the member societies of EPHAR or EACPT, or be an individual associate member of EACPT.

Important note

The same paper cannot be submitted simultaneously to other EACPT or EPHAR scientific awards calls. If such case is detected, the applicant will be requested to chose a single option before the work is evaluated.

Application documents (to be provided as a single pdf file)

  • the original publication (if the paper is accepted but not yet published please send the manuscript and confirmation of acceptance)
  • a one page statement describing the applicant’s specific scientific contribution to the research described in the publication
  • proof of age (copy of personal ID document)
  • submit a proof of membership to a EPHAR or EACPT member society (signed by an official of the society) or proof of individual associate membership of EACPT.

Evaluation

The Executive Committees of the EACPT and EPHAR will nominate 3 members each who will evaluate the following aspects:

  • Alignment of the published work to the topic of the call.
  • Role of the applicant in the research work
  • Expected impact of the research work
  • Impact factor of the publication

The composition of the Evaluation Committee will take into account potential conflict of interest in the evaluation, with special attention to professional relationships with the applicants, their co-authors and their
host institution.

Personal applications with all required documents (as a single pdf file) must be submitted in electronic form to:

EPHAR: Secretary General: Prof. Andreas Papapetropoulos (apapapet@pharm.uoa.gr) and

EACPT: Secretary: Prof. Simon Maxwell (s.maxwell@ed.ac.uk)

Subject of the emails should clearly state:
Joint EPHAR-EACPT Young Investigator Awards in Translational Pharmacology

Deadlines

  • Submission of the applications: 31 January 2017
  • Outcome: 31 May 2017. To be announced both on the EACPT and EPHAR websites
  • Award ceremony: EACPT 2017, Prague, 24–27 June.

Tabassome Simon
Chair of EACPT

Robin Hiley
Chair of EPHAR

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