The A.W. Campbell Award commemorates the eminent Australian Neurologist whose "Histological studies on the localisation of cerebral function" in 1905 founded cerebral cytoarchitectonics. It is awarded for the best contribution by a member of the Society during their first five postdoctoral years.
Candidates should nominate themselves (within 7 years of the award of their doctorate at the deadline for nominations) by emailing their CV (including list of publications) and a synopsis of up to 3 pages outlining their contribution to neuroscience during their first five post-doctoral years. The successful applicant will receive a certificate, prize money of $500 and a contribution towards travel expenses to the meeting at which the award is made. The award winner will also be invited to present the AW Campbell Plenary at the ANS meeting the year following the award.
How to Apply
- Nominations for the A.W. Campbell Award for 2019 are due by 24 July 2019.
- You are eligible to apply if you received your Ph.D. up to seven years prior to the closing date but note the application should include only contributions during the first five postdoctoral years. Considerations for career disruptions will be made, please provide evidence.
- Applicants must be Members of ANS.
- The award will be presented at the Adelaide ANS Conference in December 2019.
- The winner will be invited to present the A.W. Campbell Plenary Lecture during the 2020 Perth ANS meeting.
Lucy Palmer receiving her award from ANS President, James Vickers, at the 2015 AGM.