Ballot on the “BEMS/EBEA – Merger Vote” is NOW OPEN!

Dear Member,

We are happy to announce that the ballot on the “BEMS/EBEA – Merger Vote” is NOW OPEN!

You should have received an email on the June 25th from POLYAS GmBH with your credentials and instructions to vote. In case you have not received such a message, please check it is not in your spam folder or blocked by your institution. If this is not the case and you think you are eligible to vote, please send a message to the secretary of your society (secretary@bems.org or secretary@ebea.org) and we will check your eligibility and organize for you to receive the ballot.
Eligible members are full members and student members who paid their membership in 2017 and/or 2018.

You will find official documents from EBEA/BEMS merging committee and related documents here.

It is of most importance for the future of our society that you participate and cast your vote prior to the closing of the ballot on July 23, 2018.

Micaela Liberti, EBEA Secretary
Sarah Loughran, BEMS Secretary

Call for the Chiabrera Award Edition 2018

Dear EBEA members,

We open the call for the fourth edition (year 2018) of the Alessandro Chiabrera Award for Excellence in Bioelectromagnetics. This prize has the main purpose to keep alive Prof. Chiabrera’s memory and scientific legacy, as well as to foster excellence in the Bioelectromagnetics community, by giving recognition to outstanding scientific contributions from early stage researchers. In particular, the following topics are recommended:

  •  Interaction mechanisms
  •  Innovative technologies
  •  Biomedical applications
  •  Theoretical modeling
  •  In vitro studies
  •  In vivo studies
  •  Human studies

 

Nominations are invited for early stage researchers (under the age of 35 on January 1st of the year of nomination). The Award consists of € 1200, which will be funded by EBEA directly and through private and company participation. The Award will be officially presented at the BioEM2018 Conference (Portoroz, Slovenia), and the conference fee for the recipient will be waived.

Candidates must be nominated by an EBEA member who needs to provide:

•  A curriculum vitae of the candidate with full list of publications;
•  A letter of motivation describing particular innovative contributions by the candidate in the topics listed above.

A committee composed of the EBEA President and four other prominent scientists will be in charge of the selection.

The committee will assign the Award on the basis of:

•  Pertinence of the topics;
•  Relevance, innovation and quality of the presented papers;
•  Scientific standing of the candidate on the basis of the presented CV (e.g. demonstration of independent research capabilities, fellowships, awards, etc).

The EBEA Council will give final approval before the award commitment.

Nominations must be sent to president@ebea.org before February 15th, 2018.

For more details about the award, please write to treasurer@ebea.org

 

Former recipients of the Alessandro Chiabrera Award are Maxim Zhabodov (2015, France), Sarah Loughran (2016, Australia) and Aude Silve (2017, France).

Best Regards,

Micaela Liberti
EBEA Secretary