This award is designed to encourage young investigators to perform original research on a subject related to clinical toxicology or poison control, submit the research to the EAPCCT annual congress and to come to the congress to present their research.
A Young Investigator’s Award will again be presented in 2023.
The winner will receive an honorarium of Euro 1000.
Those who fulfil the criteria can indicate interest for consideration when submitting their abstract(s).
Judging the winner
A shortlist will be chosen by the Scientific Committee on the basis of the quality of the abstracts submitted. Conflict of interest of Scientific and Meetings Committee members and abstract reviewers are taken into account during abstract scoring.
The process of the final awards is as follows -
The decision of the judges is final.
Since 2008 Taylor & Francis has provided funds for congress presentations.
There are wards per annum for the two Best Case Reports and the two Best Scientific Presentation.
Any original submission to the meeting of a) a scientific presentation of b) a single case report or a small number of cases, via the usual abstract submission process can be considered for these awards, except for invited keynote or plenary lectures and those that have already been short-listed for the Young Investigator's Award. There are no restrictions on age and authors do not have to be EAPCCT members.
All original submitted abstracts are subject to a blinded reviewing process involving at least eight separate reviewers. Accepted abstracts are short-listed on the basis of the eligibility criteria and overall mean quality scores provided by the reviewers. Short listed authors are informed in advance of the meeting. The winners are chosen by a panel of at least three judges. Their decision will be final.
Winners will be awarded a certificate, expedited publication of a paper based on their presentation if submitted tp Clinical Toxicology (subject to acceptance via the usual manuscript review process) and 500 USD.