IBTN Awards Competition

The International Behavioural Trials Network (IBTN) is happy to announce a Call for Nominations for three investigator awards:

  • Established Investigator Award
  • New Investigator Award
  • LMIC Investigator Award

We invite you to submit nominations for these awards. Winners will be announced in early April 2022. Self-nominations are permitted.

Award Details:

Awardees will be invited to give a 20-minute presentation at the IBTN 2022 international on May 19 to 21, 2022, in Montreal, Canada. The conference will be held in a hybrid format allowing presenters and attendees to attend in person or virtually, depending on ongoing pandemic restrictions. Award winners will have their conference fees waived, be offered a complementary ticket to the conference gala dinner, and receive an honorarium.

  • Established Investigator Award nominees must have obtained their PhD in the field of behavioural trials and interventions over 10 years ago.
  • New Investigator Award nominees must be within 10 years of completion of their PhD in the field of behavioural trials and interventions.
  • LMIC Investigator Award nominees must be based in a lower- and middle-income country (view list) and work in the field of behavioural trials and interventions.

Please note: For the purpose of calculating number of years, nominations may omit any years spent on leave (personal, medical, parental, care-giving, or other) from their calculations.

Nomination Requirements:

Nominations must include:

  1. A letter of nomination (maximum 1 page) that includes details of how they have made an outstanding contribution to the field of behavioural intervention design, testing and trials in accordance to stage of their career and the award being sought.
  2. The nominee’s academic CV (any format, in English or French)
  3. A bio sketch (maximum 4 pages) using the following headers:
    • Education/Training
      • Institution and location
      • Degree (if applicable)
      • Start date and completion date
      • Field of study
    • Personal statement
    • Positions, scientific appointments and honours
    • Contributions to science
      • Publications and book chapters
      • Conference and invited presentations
      • H-index

Submission Process and Deadline:

Nominations should be sent to team@ibtnetwork.org by February 4, 2022. Please be sure to include ‘IBTN Investigator Award” in the subject line and specify which award name in your nomination.

Lower and Middle Income Countries for the purposes of the 2022 IBTN Investigator Awards

Based on the most recent World Bank classifications

Afghanistan
Algeria
Angola
Bangladesh
Benin
Bhutan
Bolivia
Burkina Faso
Burundi
Cabo Verde
Cambodia
Cameroon
Central African Republic
Chad
Comoros
Congo, Dem. Rep.
Congo, Rep.
Cote d’Ivoire
Djibouti
Egypt, Arab Rep.
El Salvador
Eritrea
Eswatini
Ethiopia
Gambia, The
Ghana
Guatemala
Guinea
Guinea-Bissau
Haiti
Honduras
India
Kenya
Kiribati
Korea, DPR
Kyrgyz Republic
Lao PDR
Lesotho
Liberia
Madagascar
Malawi
Mali
Mauritania
Micronesia
Moldova
Mongolia
Morocco
Mozambique
Myanmar
Nepal
Nicaragua
Niger
Nigeria
Pakistan
Papua New Guinea
Philippines
Rwanda
Sao Tome Principe
Senegal
Sierra Leone
Solomon Islands
Somalia
South Sudan
Sri Lanka
Sudan
Syrian Arab Republic
Tajikistan
Tanzania
Timor-Leste
Togo
Tunisia
Uganda
Ukraine
Uzbekistan
Vanuatu
Vietnam
West Bank Gaza
Yemen, Rep.
Zambia
Zimbabwe