The BSC Early Career Investigator Award recognizes emerging leaders that have made outstanding contributions to their field.
NOMINATION DEADLINE: JUNE 30
The BSC recognizes the achievements of early career investigators through the Early Career Investigator Award (previously the Young Investigator Award). Recipients are researchers who, within the first 10 years of obtaining an independent position, have made outstanding contributions to biophysics while working at a Canadian University (or other Canadian research institution), and who are emerging as leaders in their field.
Nomination Process: Any member of the Biophysical Society of Canada who is in good standing can nominate a deserving candidate for the Early Career Investigator Award by e-mailing a nomination package to the BSC Awards Committee by June 30th of each year.
Complete nomination packages must be sent to Trushar Patel. Only nominations received by the deadline will be reviewed and ranked through votes by the executives of the Biophysical Society of Canada. Nominations in all areas of biophysics are welcome. The nomination package must include:
Adjudication & Presentation: The Early Career Investigator Award recipients are chosen by the BSC Executive based on recommendations from the Awards Committee, which provides an initial ranking based on the following selection criteria:
The Early Career Investigator Award winner is recognized at the Annual meeting of the Biophysical Society of Canada with a plaque and is also selected for a plenary lecture. An honorarium of $300 is provided, along with a contribution towards travel expenses to attend the BSC Annual Meeting. One award per year is offered. The Biophysical Society of Canada is committed to upholding the principles of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, and will apply these principles to adjudication of this award.