EMIM Young Investigator Award

The EMIM 2023 Young Investigator Award will be presented to an early stage researcher for her/his extraordinary, original, and innovative research presented within the scope of the EMIM 2023. Application for the prestigious award must be done during abstract submission (with deadline 22 Nov. 2022). 

Eligibility criteria

  • doctoral degree should be less than five years ago or not yet achieved (reference date 14 March 2023)
  • submission of an abstract for oral presentation within the deadline 22 Nov. 2022
  • the applicant must be listed as first, main, and presenting author of the abstract.

Selection and evaluation procedure

The applicant’s abstract/research is evaluated by at least twelve independent reviewers during a double blind reviewing process in regards to: 

  • Originality of content – Original in terms of technique or application or both. 
  • Soundness of conclusions – Do the results support the conclusion? 
  • Importance – Significance of results, potential implication on other work 
  • Quality – Quality of methodology and data, clarity of presentation

In accordance with the review outcome three finalists are carefully selected and will be invited to present their work during the dedicated plenary session in Salzburg scheduled for Friday 17 March 2022). The EMIM 2023 YIA Committee decides on-site on the winner.

Proceed to abstract submission

Poster Awards

Particular attention has been paid to the best possible way of the presentation of your posters: two poster sessions are scheduled – with no competitive sessions in parallel – in order to enhance knowledge exchange between senior and junior researchers, to provide you with the opportunity to put your work up for discussion, and the other attendees with the possibility to discuss your findings. 

Guided thematic poster walks are scheduled. Each poster walk is chaired by two chairpersons and will result in one ESMI Poster Awards 2023. The poster awards will be presented during the awarding and farewell session scheduled for Friday 17 March 2023. 

Registration Grants

Deadline for application is 10 January 2023

Registration Grants are given to early stage researchers from developing countries and are presented in terms of one FREE REGISTRATION to the EMIM 2023. 

Who shall apply? You are at an early stage of your research carreer and from a developing country? You are eager to join the EMIM in order to learn and put your findings up for discussion but you have difficulties to cover your expenses as it is unlikely that your institute is supporting your participation? 

Eligibility criteria

  • You submitted an abstract
  • You are an early stage researchers
  • You are from a developing country
  • Your expenses for participation cannot be covered by your employer.

Your application should contain

  • why it is important for you to get financial support (max. 1/2 page) 
  • brief notice on your current research activities including the title of your abstract (4-5 sentences)
  • place of work and current position
  • your contact details
  • status (student, PhD student, postDoc etc.)
  • copy of ID card

Assessment criteria

  • stage of career (student, PhD student, postDoc etc.)
  • place of work
  • motivation

Application Template

Your application has to be sent via email to the ESMI office to the attention of Irene.