Awards & Bursaries

Young Investigator Award

These prestigious awards of the EHRS will be offered under the following conditions: Applicants must be pre-doctoral students or MD or post doctoral trainees with no more than 3 years post-doctoral research training.

Applicants must be members of the Society or have applied to become members of the Society.

The applicant must be the presenting author of a submitted abstract (usually this means first author).

The applicant must send a letter of application and include: Curriculum vitae and a personal presentation of them and their work.

A statement clarifying their personal amount of work versus the supervisor and co-authors.

A copy of the submitted abstract.

An extended abstract (4 A4 pages).

Applications should be sent to the President of the EHRS  EHRSPresident(at) . Please send all parts as a single .pdf document with page breaks between parts, named “EHRS 2022_YIA_APPLICANT’S NAME” and attached to a brief e-mail with a subject line: “EHRS 2022 – YIA Application – APPLICANT’S NAME”.

All applications should be received: is not defined yet .

The eligibility of the candidates will be judged by the Bursaries and Awards Committee, composed of Officers of the Society and EHRS Council members. The committee will select the finalists, who will receive a certificate and a cash award and/or a prize. The finalists present their work in the form of a 10 min oral presentation followed by a 5 min discussion. Depending on the number and quality of the applicants, awards may also be made for Poster presentations.

It is anticipated that the first and second prize winners will be invited to publish their papers in Inflammation Research. The papers will undergo the normal reviewing process and fees must be paid if Open Access is desired. In the cover letter it should be indicatd that Professor Bernhard Gibbs should be the editor in charge as EHRS-appointed editor. However, if another journal is more suitable for the work, an acknowledgement that the work has been awarded a Young Investigators Award by the EHRS must be included.

Poster Presentations & Poster Prize

All posters will be presented in a ‘Poster Flash’ form, which is a short ‘2-min – 2-slide’ presentation. Each poster presenter will be given two minutes to make a brief oral presentation introducing their poster. Please prepare two slides that include your poster title, authors, and the main points and results you think will generate interest in your poster.

Presenters are encouraged to stand by their posters during the coffee breaks and the poster session.

Student Bursaries

‚Travel Bursaries’ of up to 400€ are offered to enable predoctoral students to attend and present at the annual meeting. Normally only one bursary will be available per Department

Applicants for Travel Bursaries must be members of the Society or have applied to become members (this can be done at the time of application). Applications should be sent to EHRSPresident(at) by Applicants.

The Students Bursary certificates are awarded during the opening ceremony