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Communication competition nomination form
This nomination form can be used to apply for The Society's poster communication, oral communication and for the Pfizer prize - please just check the relevant box on the form below.
Please also see below for more information on how the prizes are judged and eligibility criteria.
Poster Prize - how is it judged?
Submitted abstracts are reviewed by Theme Leads before the meeting, and a shortlist of six per Theme are selected to be reviewed at the meeting. For posters entered in the competition, The Physiological Society Poster Competition Logo will be displayed on the relevant poster boards. The reviewers will jointly decide and agree upon the winners and winners will be notified in writing after the event.
Oral Competition and Pfizer prize - how is it judged?
Eligible abstracts will be reviewed before the meeting by the Scientific Organisers and a shortlist of six will be selected to go forward to be reviewed at the meeting. The review panel will normally consist of the Scientific Organisers and some of the invited symposium speakers. Winners will be notified in writing after the event.
- The competitions are open to current Affiliates of The Society, who are presenting a poster at a Society Meeting
- Entrants may submit only one abstract for consideration. If the entrant is not the sole author, the supervisor should provide a statement of the relative contributions made by all the authors. The candidate must have made a significant contribution to the work.
- Previous recipients are not eligible to be considered again.
This application form should be completed by the candidates supervisor. As part of the abstract submission process, candidates must also check the box stating they wish to enter the competition
The Physiological Society Poster Prize is awarded for the best poster communication presentation by an Affiliate Member of The Society at a Society Meeting.
Posters are judged on the calibre and clarity of scientific data, the communication of content and on the ability of the presenter to answer questions concerning the research and findings. The candidate must show that they have conducted a significant part of the work being presented.