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
Candidate should be:
• ESTRO member for the year 2018.
All ESTRO membership categories provide eligibility (except Corporate Membership). For more information visit the ESTRO website: estro.org/members
• 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 one PDF file by email to Eralda Azizaj (contact details below) containing in this order:
• A curriculum vitae and a list of publications (maximum 4 pages)
• A copy of the abstract on the project which should have been submitted for ESTRO 37 (indicate abstract number, 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 This paper should be based on previously unpublished data and should be written according to the “Instructions to authors” of the Radiotherapy & Oncology Journal in which it will be published if accepted.

Deadline to apply: 25 October 2017 (23:59 CET)

 

ESTRO-VARIAN AWARD

 

A prize of € 7,500 will be given to a radiotherapy professional for research in the field of radiobiology,
radiation physics, clinical radiotherapy or radiation technology.

CRITERIA FOR ELIGIBILITY
Candidate should be:
• ESTRO member for the year 2018.
All ESTRO membership categories provide eligibility (except Corporate Membership). For more information visit the ESTRO website: estro.org/members
• 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 37 (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: 25 October 2017 (23:59 CET)

 

ESTRO-ELEKTA BRACHYTHERAPY AWARD

 

By submitting a brachytherapy abstract for ESTRO 37, you are automatically being considered for the ESTRO Elekta Brachytherapy Award. Abstracts accepted for oral presentation for the brachytherapy track of ESTRO 37 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 37. The winning abstract will be selected by the ESTRO 37 Scientific Advisory Group (SAG) for brachytherapy. The winner will be notified by email and announced in the ESTRO 37 Programme Book and Exhibition Guide. The award amounts to € 2,000.

 

GEC-ESTRO BEST JUNIOR PRESENTATION

Sponsored by Elekta Brachytherapy 

Applicants should be ‘in training’ members of ESTRO. If you meet this criterion, please send a copy of the abstract submitted for the brachytherapy track of ESTRO 37 and, a covering letter from the Head of Department stating that the work has been done by the ‘in training’ member, to eralda.azizaj@estro.org.

This award amounts to € 1,500 and is sponsored by Elekta Brachytherapy. The winning abstract will be selected by the ESTRO 37 Scientific Advisory Group (SAG) for brachytherapy. The winner will be notified by email and announced in the ESTRO 37 Programme Book and Exhibition Guide.

Deadline to apply: 25 October 2017 (23:59 CET)

 

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.

CRITERIA FOR ELIGIBILITY
Applicants should be ESTRO In training members for the year 2018.

HOW TO APPLY
Candidates should submit one PDF file by email to Eralda Azizaj (contact details below) containing in this order:
• A motivation letter indicating their interest in brachytherapy and reasons they should be considered
for this grant. Please indicate full name, age and ESTRO membership type in your letter
• A covering letter from the department head stating that the applicant is in training.

Priority will be given to applicants who have an abstract accepted for the conference and, to the presentation type for the accepted abstract in this order: oral communication (proffered paper); poster viewing; poster; eposter.

Deadline to apply: 25 October 2017 (23:59 CET)

Applications for the above listed awards are to be addressed to:
ESTRO Office
Attn Eralda Azizaj
Scientific Programme Manager
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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