[Neuroinfo] Valentin Braitenberg Award for Computational Neuroscience - call for nominations!

Alexandra Stein a.stein at fz-juelich.de
Thu Feb 18 16:30:02 CET 2021

Dear Colleagues,

The Bernstein Network Computational Neuroscience invites nominations for the Valentin Braitenberg Award for Computational Neuroscience.

The Bernstein Network presents the award biennially to a scientist in recognition of outstanding research that contributes to the understanding of the functioning of the brain. The major criterion for the award is the impact or potential impact of the recipient's research on the field of brain science. In the spirit of Valentin Braitenberg's own research, special emphasis is given to theoretical studies elucidating the functional implications of brain structures and their neuronal network dynamics.

The awardee receives €5.000 prize money, donated by the Autonome Provinz Bozen Südtirol, as well as a Golden Neuron pin. The award will be presented in a special award ceremony at the online Bernstein Conference 2021, followed by a keynote lecture of the Braitenberg Awardee.
Nominations may be submitted by scientists working in the field of computational neuroscience and should include the following documents:
- One-page laudation, in which the scientific work of the candidate is honored with regard to the award criteria
- CV and list of publications

Deadline for nominations is April 30, 2021 by email to a.stein at fz-juelich.de<mailto:a.stein at fz-juelich.de>

Please note that self-nominations are not permitted.

The call for nominations can be found under the following URL:

For inquiries please contact a.stein at fz-juelich.de<mailto:a.stein at fz-juelich.de>.

Best regards,
Alexandra Stein

Dr. Alexandra Stein
Head of Bernstein Coordination Site

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