Early Career Investigator Award

The Organization for Human Brain Mapping has established an award recognizing a young investigator who has made significant contributions to the field of human brain mapping. 

Award Criteria:

  1. Be under 40 years of age on July 1, 2019; or
  2. Be within 10 years of completing postdoctoral fellowship or residency on July 1, 2019; and
  3. Have made significant contributions to the field of human brain mapping

    Please note: Current OHBM elected leadership are ineligible to receive OHBM Awards

Nomination Process
Nominations may be made by any individual other than the nominee and should include:

  1. A brief statement (in 1000 words or less) giving the reasons for nomination and commenting on the nominee's contributions to the field of human brain mapping
  2. A short biographical statement (no more than two pages) on the nominee, including: Name; Date of birth; Present affiliation; Current mailing address; Current phone, fax and email; Advance professional degrees (including institutions and dates); List of postdoctoral fellowships, residencies and professional appointments (including dates of service)
  3. A short list of *most notable* publications (in 300 words or less); URL of website (if available)

    Please submit all required nomination information here by October 31, 2019.

Review Process
Nominations will be evaluated with the final selection made by the OHBM Council.  The recipient will be notified in January 2020.

The recipient will receive a cash award of $2,500 USD along with an engraved plaque. Both are presented to the recipient at the 26th Annual Meeting being held June 26-30, 2020 in Montreal, Canada. Awardee will be given the opportunity to give a brief remark during the Annual Meeting.

Questions? Please direct them to the OHBM Executive Office at info@humanbrainmapping.org.  

Past Early Career Award (Young Investigator Award) recipients include:

2019: Rome, Italy
B. T. Thomas Yeo, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, ASTAR-NUS Clinical Imaging Research Centre, Singapore, Singapore

2018: Singapore
Daniel S. Margulies, Centre national de la recherche scientifique, CNRS UMR 7225, Paris, France

2017: Vancouver, Canada
Lucina Q. Uddin, University of Miami Department of Psychology, United States

2016:  Geneva, Switzerland
Timothy EJ Behrens, DPhil, Oxford Centre for Functional MRI of the Brain, United Kingdom

2015:  Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
Simon Eickhoff, Institute of Clinical Neuroscience and Medical Psychology, Heinrich Heine University, Germany

2014:  Hamburg, Germany
Mike Milham, Child Mind Institute, United States

2013: Seattle, Washington, USA
Mark Woolrich, DPhil, MEng, Head of Analysis, University of Oxford, United Kingdom

2012: Beijing, China
Klaas Enno Stephan, TNU, Institute of Biomedical Engineering, University of Zurich & ETH Zurich, Switzerland

2011: Quebec City, Canada
Christian F. Beckmann, Donders Centre for Cognitive Neuroimaging, Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands

2010: Barcelona, Spain
Heidi Johansen-Berg, Oxford Centre for Functional MRI of the Brain, Oxford, UK

2009: San Francisco, California, USA
Thomas E. Nichols, GlaxoSmithKline Clinical Imaging Centre, Imperial College, London, UK

2008: Melbourne, Australia
Paul Thompson, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA

2007: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Stephen M. Smith, Oxford University Centre for Functional MRI of the Brain, John Radcliffe Hospital, UK

2006: Florence, Italy
John Ashburner, Wellcome Dept. of Imaging Neuroscience, London, UK

2005: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Russell Poldrack, Dept. of Psychology, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA

2004: Budapest, Hungary
Christian Buechel, Volkswagenstiftun Research Group, Hamburg University, Hamburg, Germany

2003: New York City, New York, USA
Geraint Rees, Institute of Neurology, University College of London, UK

2002: Sendai, Japan
Peter Bandettini, Lab of Brain and Cognition at NIMH, Bethesda, Maryland, USA

2001: Brighton, England, UK
Cathy Price, Wellcome Dept. of Cognitive Neurology, Institute of Neurology, London, UK

2000: San Antonio, Texas, USA
Riitta Salmelin, Helsinki University of Technology in Espoo, Finland

1999: Duesseldorf, Germany
Randy Buckner, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, USA

1998: Montreal, Canada
Anders Dale, MGH/NMR Center, Charlestown, Massachusetts, USA

1997: Copenhagen, Denmark
Julie Fiez, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

1996: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Karl Friston, Wellcome Department of Cognitive Neurology, Institute of Neurology, London, UK

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