Poster and Oral Awards for talented Early Stage Researchers
The competition is open to talented early stage researchers, including students enrolled to any food study programme and degree level, bachelor, master or PhD and post-doc.
To enter the competition, you must mark the competition award participation check box when submitting your abstract. Abstracts can be submitted to any of the sessions of the conference.
Each participant of the competition will be allowed to submit only one abstract, and he/she must be the first author of that abstract and the presenter of the work at the conference.
Students have to upload a scan of their student ID card or a signed letter from the university confirming the student status. Post-docs need to upload a letter from the dean/chair of the institution of affiliation.
The poster/oral presentations in pdf format have to be sent by 13 June 2021 for evaluation to the following email: firstname.lastname@example.org. This applies only for those presentations with Award participation indicated during the submission.
The application will be cancelled if any of the previous conditions are not fulfilled.
Criteria of selection are defined by the Award Committee in agreement with the Award Sponsors.
All authors will receive an award certificate. The awarding ceremony will be held during the closing ceremony of the conference.
Submitted abstracts will be evaluated by a committee of independent experts on the following criteria:
- Submission guidelines
- Research importance and relevance
- Objectives and background
- Experimental methodology
- Presentation of results
- Soundness of conclusions
Experts cannot evaluate participants belonging to his/her own institution. More detailed information about the evaluation criteria for ORAL presentations can be found here and for POSTER presentations here.