ESTRO-ACCURAY AWARD

 

A prize of € 7,500 will be given to a radiotherapy professional for research in the field of “High Precision
Radiotherapy”. Awardees should be qualified in the field of clinical radiotherapy, radiation physics, radiation technology or radiobiology.

CRITERIA FOR ELIGIBILITY
• Candidates should be ESTRO members, having completed the submitted work in the previous or current year
• Submissions should be brought forward by the candidates and may be work done as an individual piece of research or as a thesis completed in the field of biological, physical or clinical research
• Candidates should be younger than 36. Exceptions will be made for female applicants who had to interrupt their research for pregnancy/maternity reasons; for them the maximum age is fixed at 40.

HOW TO APPLY
Candidates should submit:
• A curriculum vitae and a list of publications
• A copy of the abstract on the project which should have been submitted for ESTRO 36 (indicate abstract title and submitting author with your application)
• A summary (in English) of their work (max 2 pages).

Candidates should also commit themselves to write an original paper in English on (part of) the scientific work carried out. This paper should be based on previously unpublished data and should be written according to the “Instructions to authors” of the Journal Radiotherapy & Oncology in which it will be published if accepted.

Deadline to apply: 18 October 2016

 

ESTRO-VARIAN AWARD

 

A prize of € 5,000 will be given to a radiotherapy professional for research in the field of radiobiology,
radiation physics, clinical radiotherapy or radiation technology.

CRITERIA FOR ELIGIBILITY
• Candidates should be ESTRO members, having completed the submitted work in the previous year.
• Submissions should be brought forward by the candidates or their department heads and may be work done as an individual piece of research or as a thesis complete in the field of biological, physical and clinical research.
• Candidates should be younger than 36. Exceptions will be made for female applicants who had to interrupt their research for pregnancy/maternity reasons; for them the maximum age is fixed at 40.

HOW TO APPLY
Candidates should submit:
• A curriculum vitae and a list of publications
• A copy of the abstract on the project which should have been submitted for ESTRO 36 (indicate abstract title and submitting author with your application)
• A summary (in English) of their work (max 2 pages).

Candidates should commit themselves to write an original paper in English on (part of) the scientific work carried out. This paper should be based on previously unpublished data and should be written according to the “Instructions to authors” of the Journal Radiotherapy & Oncology in which it will be published if accepted.

Deadline to apply: 18 October 2016

 

ESTRO-ELEKTA BRACHYTHERAPY AWARD

 

By submitting a brachytherapy abstract for ESTRO 36, you are automatically being considered for the “ESTRO-Elekta Brachytherapy Award”. Abstracts accepted for oral presentation for the brachytherapy track of ESTRO 36 will be considered for the award. Since the selection of the winner will be based only on the data provided in the abstract (and not on the presentation) it is advisable that you draft your
abstract with extreme care, providing sufficient data for the evaluation by the jury.

The award will be given to the most innovative paper submitted for presentation in the brachytherapy track of ESTRO 36. The winning abstract will be selected by the ESTRO 36 Scientific Advisory Group for brachytherapy. The winner will be notified by email and announced in the ESTRO 36 Programme Book and Exhibition Guide (electronic format). The award amounts to € 2,000.

 

GEC-ESTRO BEST JUNIOR PRESENTATION (Sponsored by Elekta Brachytherapy)

 

This award amounts to € 1,500 and is sponsored by Elekta Brachytherapy. The winning abstract will be selected by the ESTRO 36 Scientific Advisory Group for brachytherapy. The winner will be notified by email and announced in the ESTRO 36 programme book and exhibition guide (electronic format).

HOW TO APPLY
Applicants should be ESTRO members currently in training. If you meet this criterion, please send a copy of the abstract submitted for the brachytherapy track of ESTRO 36 and, a covering letter from the Head of department stating that the work has been done by the member in training, to
eralda.azizaj@estro.org.

Deadline to apply: 18 October 2016

 

JUNIOR BRACHYTHERAPY TRAVEL GRANTS (Sponsored by Elekta Brachytherapy)

 

ESTRO members currently in training who need support to attend the meeting may apply for the Junior Brachytherapy Travel Grants sponsored by Elekta Brachytherapy. Five grants of € 1,000 are available.

HOW TO APPLY
Candidates should submit:
• A motivation letter indicating your interest in brachytherapy and the reasons why you should be considered for this grant
• A covering letter from the department head stating that the applicant is in training.
• Applications should be sent to eralda.azizaj@estro.org.

Please indicate your full name, age and ESTRO membership type with your letter.

Deadline to apply: 18 October 2016

Applications for the above listed awards are to be addressed to:
ESTRO Office
Rue Martin V 40
1200 Brussels, Belgium
Tel: +32.2.775 93 40
Fax: +32.2.779 54 94
E-mail: eralda.azizaj@estro.org

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