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HBI Trainee Publication Award

HBI Education offers up to 20 ($100) awards to recognize trainees’ publication successes.

The HBI Trainee Publication Awards are designed to recognize and reward trainees at all levels for quality neuroscience research. All trainee first-authored papers published in brain and mental health peer-reviewed journals are eligible for the award.


$100 (20 available)

Terms of Reference

  • Trainee must have, as first author, a paper published in a recognized, peer-reviewed brain and mental health journal in the 2016 calendar year.
  • Paper must have the Hotchkiss Brain Institute (HBI) listed in the banner.
  • Trainee must be either a full-time postdoctoral trainee, graduate (MSc and PhD) or undergraduate (BSc and BA) student in good standing at the time of award.
  • Undergraduate, graduate and postdoctoral trainees must have a supervisor who is a full member of the HBI.
  • This award can only be received once per trainee per annual competition.
  • If there are more applications than available awards, applications will be ranked and awarded according to the impact factor of the journal.

Application Procedure

Applications should include the following:

  • Trainee’s name and student status
  • Supervisor’s name (for graduate and postdoctoral trainees)
  • Full citation of the article
  • Impact factor of the journal
  • An electronic copy of the published article

Submit applications by Monday, January 16, 2017 to:

Dr. Cam Teskey
Education Director
Hotchkiss Brain Institute
Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary
c/o: Jason Ng (

Applications will be evaluated for eligibility by the HBI Education Director, and if necessary, ranked to determine recipients. In addition to a $100 award, successful applicants will have their publications recognized in the HBI's e-bulletin.

This program is subject to the availability of funds.