Eric Kandel Young Neuroscientists Prize 2021: call for nominations now open

01 January 2021

FENS News

01 January, 2021 in FENS News

The Hertie Foundation (Germany), in cooperation with the Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (FENS), is pleased to announce the opening of nominations for the Eric Kandel Young Neuroscientists Prize 2021. Nomination deadline: 1 May 2021

The Hertie Foundation (Germany), in cooperation with the Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (FENS), is pleased to announce the opening of nominations for the Eric Kandel Young Neuroscientists Prize 2021

The prize was established in 2009 in order to recognise outstanding work by young researchers in any field of neuroscience. The prize includes:

  • Prize money of € 50,000.00 for personal use,
  • A research budget of € 50,000.00 for a scientific cooperation (partnership or mentoring) which extends the laureate’s area of research,
  • The Eric Kandel Prize Lecture at the FENS Forum 2022 in Paris, France

All European neuroscientists under the age of 40, who have demonstrated outstanding and independent scientific creativity and productivity, as documented by multiple and excellent publications in leading scientific journals, are eligible. The age limit may be extended for specific circumstances such as maternity and paternity leave (max. 2 years per child).

Nomination deadline: 1 May 2021.

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