SETAC Europe Awards
SETAC strives to recognise and honour outstanding contributions of individuals or groups of individuals to the environmental sciences and to the Society by means the Awards Programme.
Young Scientist Award (YSA) for the Best Platform and Best Poster Presentation
The SETAC Europe Young Scientist Awards (YSA) include the best platform and the best poster award.
The two Young Scientist Awards are intended to honour individual prominent performance in scientific work of a student OR a scientist within 3 year from BSc or MSc graduation, OR a PhD student. The award winners are invited to the next Annual Meeting. The ECETOC Best Platform Award honours the early career scientist with the best platform presentation at the SETAC Europe Annual Meeting. The Best Poster Award honours the early career scientist with the best poster presentation at the SETAC Europe Annual Meeting.
To be considered you must be the first AND presenting author of the submitted paper and indicate this on your online abstract submission form by 29 November 2017. ONLY ONE YSA submission per person will be accepted. If you submit multiple abstracts for consideration for the YSA, your abstracts will not be taken into consideration for the YSA.
Have a look at the past award winners.
- Registration: Register for the Young Scientist Award during the abstract submission.
- Re-confirmation: After the abstract acceptance letter end of January, every YSA candidates will receive an email asking to confirm their participation at the Young Scientist Award.
- Presentation: Platform presentations will be judged during the session. Poster presentations will be evaluated during the coffee and lunch breaks.
- Awarding: The winner of the best platform and poster presentation will be announced on Thursday afternoon at the closing ceremony.
The platform or poster presentation will be evaluated by senior scientists on the basis of originality of the approach; quality of the work (e.g. appropriate methodology, interpretation of results, conclusiveness); quality of the presentation (e.g. clarity, response to questions); and self-reliance and independence.