Student Presentation Award

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Student Presentation Award

Outline of the award
  Biophysical Society of Japan (BSJ) will confer Student Presentation Awards to excellent presentations delivered by students in the annual meetings of BSJ. In this year’s meeting (2017), the awardees will be selected from the applicants who are presenting oral presentations. The names of the awardees will be released at the meeting banquet on the second day of the annual meeting. Student members are strongly encouraged to apply for the award.

List of past awardees

  [Awardees of the Student Presentation Award]

Requirements for application
  Student members of BSJ (including those in the process of membership application) who will give presentations at the annual BSJ meeting. Each applicant must be the first and presenting author of the presentation.
  Student members who apply for Early Career Award in Biophysics can also apply for Student Presentation Award based on the same presentation.
 Committee members of the Biophysical Society of Japan, who are eligible for the Student Presentation Award, will not participate in the selection process of award winners by the committee.

Application procedure and application period
  Download and complete the application form for the Student Presentation Award below, and convert the form to the PDF format. Apply for an oral presentation as the first and presenting author in the 2017 annual BSJ meeting. At the time of the application, upload the application form for the award in PDF via the abstract submission page. Only one application per one member is allowed.
  The application period for this year’s award competition is the same as that of the presentation for the 2017 annual BPJ meeting (from Apl 27 th to May 26 th ). If the application period of the latter is extended, the application period for the award will be similarly extended.
  When applying for both the Early Career Award in Biophysics and Student Presentation Award, please select “Yes” on column 1-h of the application form and surely submit the application forms for the both awards. If an applicant who applied for the both awards is selected as an invited speaker of the Early Career Award in Biophysics Candidate Presentation Symposium, he/she will be automatically eliminated from the list of applicants for Student Presentation Award.
  The BSJ office will send each applicant a receipt of application by Email. If an applicant does not receive the notice after one week of the closure of the application period, please contact the BSJ office ().

Application form for Student Presentation Award

  [Word] [PDF]

Screening processes

1) Students who wish to apply for the award should choose “Oral Presentation” in the presentation style of the annual meeting. In addition, they are asked to submit the application form filled appropriately as explained above.
2) At the time of the oral presentation in the annual meeting, the referees will evaluate each presenter based on the application document, the presentation content and the presentation style. The referees will be selected from the regular members of the BPJ.
3) The ratio of the awardees of the Student Presentation Award will be 20 to 30 % of the initial applications. 

Announcement of awardees
  The award will be given to the first presenting author of the presentation. Names of the awardees will be released at the meeting banquet at the second day of the annual meeting. In addition, the names of the awardees will be released on the BSJ website after the meeting. The award certificate will be sent to the awardees.