ECR/Student Awards


The ECR/Student Awards have been created to encourage and increase attendance from Early Career Researchers and Students from across the globe. 

For the purpose of Neurotrauma registration, the definition of a “Student/Early Career Researcher” is a member/non-member delegate who meets at least one of the following criteria:

  1. An undergraduate, graduate or medical student at an internationally recognized university or college.
  2. A practising nurse or allied health professional.
  3. A scientist working in the field of neurotrauma as a research assistant.
  4. resident who is in training at an accredited or internationally recognized university/hospital training program.
  5. postdoctoral student or fellow who has completed an MD and/or PhD who is currently under the supervision of

    mentor (or advisor) for the purpose of acquiring additional training in the field of neuroscience as it relates to Neurotrauma and has less than 5 years of post-doctoral training.

  6. postdoctoral fellow who has completed a basic neurosurgery, neurology (or equivalent) residency or post-doctoral training and who now is gaining additional training in the field of neurotrauma.



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ECR/Student Travel Award 

Winners of travel awards will be selected based upon the quality of the submitted abstract, by a panel of independent adjudicators assessing scientific quality, clarity of communication, interpretation and impact of the research, relative to the career stage of the student/ ECR.

ECR/Student Presentation Award

Winners of oral and poster presentation prizes will be selected by panels of independent adjudicators, assessing scientific quality, presentation, methodology, interpretation, the impact of the research and the answering of questions, relative to the career stage of the student/ ECR.