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Takeda Innovators in Science

Two prizes of US$200,000 are awarded each year, in a specific therapeutic area (2017 is NEUROSCIENCE), one to an Early Career Scientist and the other to a well-established Senior Scientist from across the globe who have distinguished themselves for the creative thinking and impact of their research.









Deadlines


Sponsor's Deadline
: April 26, 2017 Competition opens on March 15 2017. Please inform Danelle D'Alvise ( x27419) immediately of your intention to apply. We are only allowed one Early Career Scientist and one Senior Scientist nomination. 

Eligibility


Early-Career Scientist

The nominee must:

  • Have been engaged in active research for a length of time of 10 years or less since gaining their doctorate degree or equivalent.
  • Hold a doctorate degree (PhD, DPhil, MD, DDS, DVM, etc.).
  • Currently hold a junior level Post-doctoral or Faculty position at an invited academic, government, or non-profit institution or equivalent.
  • Have made impactful research contributions and show exceptional promise for significant future achievement in the Award field.

In the event that an Early-Career Scientist nominee has taken a maternity, paternity, adoptive, family care, military or extended sick leave (in line with their current institution’s policies) during the 10 years since gaining their doctoral degree or equivalent, they can qualify for an extension of the eligibility timeframe. Instructions regarding how to request an extension are provided at the end of the Guidelines section.

Senior Scientist

The nominee must:

  • Have been engaged in active research for a length of time of 15 years or longer since gaining their doctorate degree or equivalent.
  • Hold a doctorate degree (PhD, DPhil, MD, DDS, DVM, etc.).
  • Currently hold a senior level Faculty position at an invited academic, government, or non-profit institution or equivalent.
  • Have made multiple, extensive, and impactful research contributions to advance the Award field.

What's Required for Your Nomination? 

The following documents and information are required to submit a nomination:

      • Nominee’s name, date of birth, title, and contact information.

      • Nominator’s name, title, and contact information.

      • Nominator’s Rationale for Nomination: Statement explaining why the nominee has been selected by the institution (1,000-character maximum, text).

      • Nominee’s Curriculum Vitae (4-page maximum, PDF).

      • Nominee’s Research Summary (1,000-word maximum, PDF).

      • Nominee’s Future Research Plan (500-word maximum, PDF) [required of Early-Career Scientist nominees only].

      • Full-text publications and/or patents representing the nominee’s work (up to 5 publications, PDF).

      • Names and email addresses for two letter writers familiar with the nominee’s scientific contributions, who will provide Letters of Support.

      • If an eligibility exception request has been pre-approved by the New York Academy of Sciences, the letter of approval provided to the nominator will be required to be uploaded with the other Nomination Materials at the time of nomination.

Once the nominator submits the nomination form, two Letters of Support are still necessary to complete the nomination. Letter writers will receive automatic emails with instructions on uploading their letters. The nomination is complete once both letters have been uploaded. The Letters of Support must be uploaded by May 10, 2017, 11:59PM ET. Nominators may view the status of the letters of support by logging into their account within the nomination portal.

 WEBSITE: http://www.nyas.org/Awards/TakedaInnovators.aspx

Contact

 

Interested parties are encouraged to consult with Danelle D'Alvise, Prizes & Awards Manager in the Office of the Vice-President, Research regarding this award and the nomination process.

 

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t: 905-525-9140 extension 27419