Early researcher – Post doc – Clinical impact

The Researcher Awards were created as an annual award by the EAPC in 2009. The awards are designed to recognise the work of scientists and clinicians in the field of palliative care who have recently made, or are currently making an outstanding contribution to research and clinical practice. It aims to highlight the individual’s career development and their potential for the future.
Three prizes will be awarded. The Scientific Committee will select one to present his/her work to an international audience by giving a plenary lecture at the 16th EAPC World congress. Travel costs, accommodation and registration fee will be covered. The other winners will be publicly honoured at the congress and at the congress homepage. The EAPC will be happy to cover their registration fee.
In making the nomination, please make sure that the candidate agrees to be nominated and to give a plenary lecture. The application must include a full CV and a list of publications (please use the publication list template). Applications will be accepted until 5pm on November 30, 2018.

EAPC Researcher AWARDs -- Criteria for Applications

•    The candidate should clarify for which prize he / she applies
    o    Early researcher
    o    Post doc
    o    Clinical impact

•    For the early researcher: The candidate should be at the early stage of a research career and hold a higher degree, PhD or equivalent
•    For the post doc: The candidate should hold a PhD or equivalent, have performed independent research and have a substantial publication list
•    For the clinical impact: The candidate should hold a clinical/academic qualification or equivalent, and be involved in clinical research and practice

All applications should address:

•    Strongly documented interest and skills in palliative care research
•    Evidence of academic development
•    Quality of the application – detailed research methods, relevance to palliative care
•    Environment / research group the candidate has worked within
•    Evidence of publications and presentations of work at conferences or similar events
•    Evidence of scientific awards, if any
•    The candidate should be able and willing to give a plenary lecture in English at the 15th World Research Congress of the EAPC
•    Applicants from all over the world are welcome

Candidates can apply themselves, or be nominated by supervisor or similar.
All professions working within palliative care research are welcome to apply, both clinical and non-clinical.

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