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The International Neuroethics Society (INS) - Call for essays

Call for Neuroethics Essays

The International Neuroethics Society (INS) and the International Youth Neuroscience Association (IYNA) are pleased to announce a call for submissions for the Neuroethics Essay Contest in 2020. Now in its seventh year, the contest aims to promote interest in neuroethics among students and trainees around the world.

Participating authors can submit essays in one of following three categories:

  • Academic
  • General Audience
  • IYNA-INS High School Neuroethics Essay Competition

One winner from each category will be selected in August and recognized during the 2020 INS Annual Meeting — the premier gathering of professionals dedicated to neuroethics. All winners will receive a free 1-year INS student membership ($30 value) and a $250 prize. Winners who participation the virtual annual meeting will also have their registration fee waived thanks to funding generously donated by Michael Patterson. (All amounts in U.S. Dollars and may be subject to transfer fees.).

Authors submitting an essay for a general audience will also be considered for participation in an optional mentorship session with a science journalist or science communication professional.

Essays must be submitted by July 10. Incomplete or late submissions will not be accepted. Please review all eligibility and submission requirements below. Contact us with any questions or requests for accommodation (

More information here. 

Posted on 26/06/2020

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