INS: Call for Abstracts & Student Essay Prize

The International Neuroethics Society is pleased to announce details of The Second Annual INS Student Essay Prize, and a call for abstracts for the 2015 Annual Meeting.

Call for Abstracts

Don't miss the opportunity to present your neuroethics and related research to colleagues from around the world at the 2015 INS Annual Meeting in Chicago on October 15-16.

Deadline: submit an abstract March 15 - April 30

Present Your Research
We welcome abstracts reporting recent results in the field of neuroethics and related topics. Investigators at any career stage are encouraged to submit abstracts. At least one author must be a member of INS. Selections will be made based on content, available space, and overall program balance. Accepted abstracts are invited to present a poster during the meeting.
Five abstracts will be selected for oral presentations in which one author will be given five minutes to present their research. Twenty-five accepted abstracts will also be published in AJOB Neuroscience. Several stipends will be awarded for expenses related to attending the meeting. Details to be announced soon.
Submission Process
To submit an abstract, complete the online abstract author form and email the full abstract with all required information to Both the form and email must be submitted electronically by April 30, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. U.S. Eastern Time.


The Second Annual INS Student Essay Prize

INS is pleased to announce a call for submissions for its student essay prize in neuroethics, which is envisioned to promote interest in neuroethics at an early stage in students' careers.   Who is eligible? All current post-secondary students of any nationality; a student is defined as anyone enrolled in a degree granting program (undergraduate, graduate, or professional) during the 2014-2015 academic year.

Requirements: Can be found on the INS website.

Deadline: 5pm ET on May 20, 2015
The benefits of having an essay selected as one of the top two scholarly essays include:

• A $250 Michael Patterson Travel Stipend to attend the 2015 INS Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL (Oct 15-16), where there will be special network opportunities,
• One year free student membership with the International Neuroethics Society,
• Essay published in the Kopf Carrier (Newsletter of Kopf Instruments) as part of the "Neuroethics in Neuroscience Series" edited by Judy Illes (Director, National Core for Neuroethics, UBC),
• Essay fast-tracked for peer-review if it (or a subsequent draft) is subsequently submitted to the American Journal of Bioethics Neuroscience (AJOB-N); separate submission would be required.

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