Prize Robert BingThe Robert Bing-Prize is awarded from the fund established by the neurologist
Robert Bing (1878-1956) and is given, in accordance with the stipulations of the
founder's testament, to "scientists who have done outstanding work which
has helped in the recognition, treatment and cure of neurological
diseases“, who will be encouraged by this prize to do further research in this
Eligible for the prize are younger scientists and physicians (up to 45 years,
preferentially Swiss), who have promoted as authors of excellent publications
recognition, treatment and cure of neurological disorders.
The prize is awarded as a rule every two years and endowed with prize money
of CHF 60’000.–. Nominations in German, French or English may be
submitted by heads of institutes or by appropriate academic institutions.
Proposals and applications must be accompanied by a cover letter, a curriculum vitae (max. 2 pages), a 1 page summary in English, from which the significance of the research work is apparent, letter(s) of recommendation, and a complete list of publications.
Deadline for submission was August 31, 2012. The Robert Bing-Prize 2012 will be awarded within the framework of the annual meeting of the Swiss Society of Neurosciences, taking place 2 Februar 2013 in Geneva.
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