IBIA Awards

Nominations due October 31, 2022.

IBIA Young Investigator Award

(Young Investigator Award for Early Career Contributions to the field of Brain Injury Science)

The biennial Young Investigator Award recognizes excellence in brain injury research by an individual in training (graduate or medical school, residency, fellowship, or post-doc). The award includes free registration to the IBIA World Congress, an award, a one-year membership to IBIA. The awardee must attend the Congress to receive the award.

Nominations for the Young Investigator Award should include:

  • A current curriculum vitae
  • A letter of nomination that addresses the following:
    • A brief (~25 word) introductory statement of the nominee’s accomplishments that led to the nomination.
    • A brief description of the research the nominee is conducting and the manner in which it will advance the science of brain injury.

The awards committee will make the final decision on the winner with the input of the Chairperson and President.

Nominations due October 31, 2022.

Submit nominations to info@internationalbrain.org.

IBIA Early Career Investigator Award

The biennial Early Career Investigator Award recognizes an individual whose work as an early career scientist is contributing importantly to the field of brain injury. Candidates for this award must be no more than 10 years post-completion of terminal training. The awardee will receive free registration to the IBIA World Congress, an award acknowledging their accomplishment, and an IBIA membership. The awardee must attend the Congress to receive the award.

The candidate must show that they have made a significant contribution to the field of brain injury in terms of any or all of the following: peer reviewed publications, therapeutic innovation(s), peer reviewed presentations at scientific meetings and/or educational/teaching contribution.

Candidate must have published at least three (3) manuscripts in the field of brain injury as first author in peer-reviewed scientific publications.  Manuscripts that have been accepted but not yet published may be used to fill this requirement with appropriate documentation (i.e. journal formal letter of acceptance on journal letterhead).

Candidate must show promise that they will continue to contribute to the field into future years.

It is not necessary for the candidate to be working within an academic setting to be nominated for the award.

Requirements:

  1. Nomination may be made by the individual themselves or another party.
  2. Candidates must submit a one-page statement briefly detailing their accomplishments and contributions to the field.
  3. Candidates must submit at least two letters of recommendation from recognized peers in the field.
  4. Candidate must submit a current Curriculum Vitae.

The awards committee will make the final decision on the winner with the input of the Chairperson and President.

Nominations due October 31, 2022.

Submit nominations to info@internationalbrain.org.

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