The Albrecht von Haller Young Investigator Award will be granted to an innovative project of a young investigator to the amount of 25,000 Swiss Francs, as well as to three outstanding doctoral theses to the amount of 2000 Swiss Francs each. The scope of the award is quite broad, covering cardiovascular research and interdisciplinary projects or theses in the humanities and arts.
The project may be a well-documented concept or supportive of a well-advanced project. Projects submitted to the Swiss Heart Foundation for a research grant can be simultaneously submitted for consideration.
The doctoral thesis has to have been accepted in German, French, Italian or English by a Swiss university and/or accepted by or published in an internationally recognised journal in the past two years.
The award is intended solely for the selected project and serves to foster the academic progress of young scientists or physicians and/or to improve health outcomes of patients.
The age limit is 35 years at the time of application. The application must be submitted in English. The deadline for submissions is 31 August 2021.
Further information and forms can be downloaded from www.swissheart.ch/de/forschung/fuer-forschende/albrecht-von-haller-young-investigator-award.html.
This award is conferred by the Swiss Heart Foundation thanks to an unrestricted grant from Boehringer Ingelheim (Switzerland).
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