To successfully apply for the YIA 2018 all requirements must be met within the requested deadlines!

  • You paid your ECSS Membership 2018 and became an ECSS Student Member 2018 or ECSS Member 2018: before 15 February 2018
  • You submitted your signed and stamped YIA Verification Form 2018*: before 15 February 2018
  • You submitted only one paper as first author for participation in the YIA 2018: before 15 February 2018
  • You are 32 years of age or younger at the time of the deadline for abstract submission (15 February 2018) (born after 15 February 1985)
  • You are presently enrolled as a student at a university or you were awarded your PhD degree within 2 years of the deadline for abstract submission (15 February 2018)
  • As previous YIA winner, you do not take part in the same category again (oral/mini-oral)
  • You paid your registration fee for ECSS Dublin 2018: before 1 May 2018
  • There will be no extension of the deadline for YIA applications, regardless of a potential extension of the abstract submission deadline
  • To track your YIA application status, please login to your ECSS Account
  • Abstract submission will only be accepted online
  • Incomplete YIA applications will not be considered for the YIA**
  • Application is only possible in the presentation formats oral and mini-oral
  • In applying for Young Investigators Award it is also possible to apply for GSSI Nutrition at the same time. Whilst this will allow you 2 chances to win a prize, only one prize will be awarded.

*The YIA Verification Form 2018* should be verified by an authorized person (Head of Institute) in the YIA applicants department who should also certify that the YIA applicant has made an independent and reasonable contribution to the work submitted for presentation.

**Please note, that YIA Verification Forms 2018 sent in or ECSS Memberships 2018 paid after the 15 February 2018 will not be considered.

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Key dates

15 December 2017
Opening abstract submission and registration

1 March 2018 *
Deadline for abstract submission

1 April 2018
Notification of acceptance to authors

1 April 2018 *
End of early registration

1 May 2018
Deadline registration for presenting authors

*24:00 Central European Time

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