Young Investigator Award

March 9, 2017

We would like to inform you that the applications for the  Young Investigator Awards are now open.

These awards are designed to give Young Investigators, working in the field of paediatric oncology, the opportunity to present their original research at the SIOP Annual Meeting. Successful candidates will receive the following:
  • financial support towards their travel and accommodation cost up to EUR 1000
  • New! the SIOP board has decided to award all YI Awardees with a free registration fee
  • free access to the SIOP YI-NET Education Day (see the 2016 programme)
  • free SIOP Young Investigator Membership for one year
Application Criteria
  • be under the age of 40 years
  • be active in paediatric oncology; full time or at least 30%
  • submit an abstract to the SIOP Annual Meeting; awards will be given to the highest ranking abstracts, selected according to the predefined general quality criteria, i.e. prospective multicentre studies, as well as presentation of large translational projects
  • the work described in the abstract should be original research and should not have been presented elsewhere
Deadline for Applications March 28, 2017 (12:00 noon CET).