HOME >> BIOLOGY >> NEWS
2007 EURYI: 20 young researchers to receive Nobel Prize-sized awards for breakthrough ideas

Entering its fourth and final year the European Young Investigator Awards (EURYI) scheme is going out with style!

Twenty young researchers, which have been selected by high-level scientific peer review, will gather in Helsinki, Finland on 27 September 2007 to receive awards of as much as 1.2 million that will allow them to create research teams in Europe to focus on cutting-edge science research. This year, the recipients include more female and younger researchers than any other year.

EURYI is designed to attract outstanding young scientists from around the world to create their own research teams at European research centres and launch potential world-leading research careers. Most awards are between 1,000,000 and 1,250,000, comparable in size to the Nobel Prize.

The average age of this years winners is 33.1, making it the youngest group in EURYIs history. (The average age of last years winners is 35.4.) Six of the awardees are women, making it the highest number of female winners in any year.

The list of the 2007 Awardees includes researchers who will be based in eight countries Czech Republic, France, Germany, Netherlands, Poland, Sweden, Switzerland and Turkey. Their original ideas are ranging from new techniques to manipulate antimatter to disease gene mapping and functional genomics in the domestic dog.

It has been amazing to witness how the EURYI scheme has evolved and become a force to be reckoned with in recognising young researchers works by granting them Nobel Prize-scale funding for the past four years, commented Dr. John Marks, Chief Executive of the ESF.

I am particularly proud of the selection this year as we see more female researchers included, added Dr. Marks. It is also with mixed feeling to acknowledge this would be the last EURYI awards, at least in its present form, that will be co-organised by EuroHORCs (European Heads of Research Councils) and the ESF. The future for this typ
'"/>

Contact: Thomas Lau
tlau@esf.org
33-388-762-158
European Science Foundation
31-Jul-2007


Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Universes stringy birth revealed by young Czech scientist in EURYI winning project
2. High rates of HIV infection documented among young Nepalese girls sex-trafficked to India
3. Throwing motion in young baseball players may actually protect shoulder
4. Eavesdropping comes naturally to young song sparrows
5. Cannibalism of the young allows individual fish to specialize
6. Study to probe how healthy younger adults make use of genetic tests
7. Cat hair at home poses an allergy risk, particularly for young children
8. In young mice, gregariousness seems to reside in the genes
9. Three young scientists at Yale honored with Sloan Foundation Fellowships
10. PET imaging shows young smokers quick benefit of quitting
11. In young rats, researchers find a reaction to spinal cord injury that speeds recovery

Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:5/16/2017)... , May 16, 2017   Bridge ... health organizations, and MD EMR Systems , ... development partner for GE, have established a partnership ... Portal product and the GE Centricity™ products, including ... EMR. These new integrations will ...
(Date:4/17/2017)... NXT-ID, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXTD ) ("NXT-ID" or the "Company"), ... Report on Form 10-K on Thursday April 13, 2017 with the ... The ... section of the Company,s website at http://www.nxt-id.com  under "SEC Filings," ... 2016 Year Highlights: Acquisition of ...
(Date:4/11/2017)... 11, 2017 No two people are ... the New York University Tandon School of Engineering ... found that partial similarities between prints are common ... mobile phones and other electronic devices can be ... vulnerability lies in the fact that fingerprint-based authentication ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:9/19/2017)... ... 19, 2017 , ... The new and improved Oakton® pocket testers, from Cole-Parmer, ... upright with a new cap design that is versatile, functional and leakproof. They are ... to test water quality. , The Oakton pocket testers have many user-friendly and functional ...
(Date:9/19/2017)... ... September 19, 2017 , ... ... a partnership with Cytena GmbH to launch the CloneSelect™ Single-Cell Printer™ in North ... to isolate single cells and provide visual documentation of monoclonality for use in ...
(Date:9/18/2017)... ... September 18, 2017 , ... ... move of the SPIE Digital Library ( http://www.spiedigitallibrary.org ) on 15 August to ... an improved user experience and incorporate a number of enhancements and new features, ...
(Date:9/15/2017)... ... September 15, 2017 , ... ... it calls an ‘Internal Seed B’ round of financing, totaling $600,000. The ... completed using a ‘SAFE’ documentation structure at a company valuation of $10M. ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
Cached News: