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UKSBM Early Career Awards

The UKSBM Early Career Awards recognise and reward promising Early Career Researchers in behavioural medicine. The selection of the Early Career Award will be based on early career achievement and review of a submitted and accepted abstract. Achievement is defined as a significant advance in the field of Behavioural Medicine, as evidenced by peer-reviewed publications, presentations and/or grant income.

The award consists of a certificate and a cheque for £100 and free registration for the UKSBM conference annual scientific meeting held the following year.

Eligibility criteria

Applicants:

  • Should be no more than 5 years past the award date of their highest degree (there is no age limit)
  • Must be, or will become upon registration, a member of the UKSBM
  • Must be the lead author of an abstract of empirical work accepted for this year’s UKSBM annual scientific meeting.  Note: We anticipate that you will be notified of abstract acceptance by 2nd September 2014, via email.
  • Attendance at this year’s UKSBM conference is required

To apply, the following information should be submitted:

  1. Abstracts should be submitted via the official abstract submission site, as listed on the UKSBM website.
  2. A one-page word document specifying:
  • Title of award: “UKSBM Early Career Award”
  • Name of applicant with full institutional affiliation
  • Award date of highest degree
  • Abstract title and type (poster/oral) submitted to this year’s annual meeting
  • Statement on your career to date (maximum 200 words)

3.  The candidate’s CV (maximum 4 pages)

All applications must be emailed to s.u.dombrowski@stir.ac.uk no later than 5pm on Friday 18th September 2015. Applications will be reviewed by the UKSBM Executive Committee and the successful applicants are expected to be notified by Friday 2nd October 2015.

Successful applicants will be required to write a testimonial for the UKSBM website.

 

 

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