The FENS EJN Young Investigator Prize is sponsored by Wiley (publisher of EJN). It is awarded every second year to an early career researcher in recognition of his or her outstanding scientific contributions to any area of neuroscience.
The awardee receives a personal prize of £7,000.
Candidates must have obtained their PhD less than 2 years ago at the nomination deadline (minus any periods of parental leave) and be either working in a European research institution or, if working elsewhere, be of European origin. Candidates may self-nominate or be nominated by fellow neuroscientists.
The award is be presented at the FENS Forum, where the awardee is required to give a lecture. They will also be required to write a review article for publication in EJN.