ACNS Awards

2017 ACNS awards now open!


The ACNS Executive Committee are pleased to open nominations for two awards: the Young Investigator Award, and the inaugural Emerging Researcher Award.

 

2017 ACNS Emerging Researcher Award

ACNS is pleased to announce the inaugural Emerging Researcher Award (ERA). Following best practices of gender equality and in line with the international Cognitive Neuroscience Society, the ACNS will present two awards at its annual meeting (one male, one female). The awards aim to recognise two outstanding researchers working in the field of cognitive neuroscience in the very early stages of their career. Consideration will be given to career disruptions (e.g., parental leave, relocation, illness, etc.).
 
Eligibility

  • Working in any area of cognitive neuroscience (broadly defined).
  • No more than 2 years from the receipt (date of letter of conferral not graduation) of their doctoral degree as of January 1, 2017 (not including career disruptions).
  • Current membership of the Australasian Cognitive Neuroscience Society.
  • Currently employed (at least 0.5FTE) at a university or research institution within the Australasian region. Researchers currently based in Australasia who completed their PhD internationally are welcome to apply.
  • In attendance at the 2017 meeting to accept the award in person and give a talk, and to participate in the ACNS Early Career Workshop.

The submission deadline for these awards is 11th of August 2017. All nominations must be submitted electronically–please see HERE for full details.

 

2017 ACNS Young Investigator Award

To recognise outstanding cognitive neuroscientists in Australasia who are making internationally recognised contributions to their field. Consideration will be given to career disruptions (e.g., parental leave, relocation, illness, etc.).

Eligibility

  • Working in any area of cognitive neuroscience (broadly defined).
  • The award applicant must have no more than 10 years of active research/teaching experience. If there was no break in active research/teaching, for the upcoming 2017 award, the degree must have been awarded in or after 2007.
  • Currently employed (at least 0.5FTE) at a university or research institution within the Australasian region. Researchers currently based in Australasia who have conducted their research internationally are welcome to apply.
  • Current membership of the Australasian Cognitive Neuroscience Society.
  • In attendance at the 2017 meeting to accept the award in person, and to participate in the ACNS Early Career Workshop.

The submission deadline for these awards is 11th of August 2017. All nominations must be submitted electronically–please see HERE for details.

 

 

Previous ACNS awards winners:

 

2014 ACNS Young Investigator Awardee, Associate Professor Alex Fornito, Monash University


2015 ACNS Young Investigator Awardee, Associate Professor Donna Rose Addis, The University of Auckland


2016 ACNS Young Investigator Awardee, Associate Professor Paul Dux, University of Queensland