Call for Applications for Junior Researcher Award for the 2017 ICSA China Conference

Friday, March 31, 2017

The 2017 ICSA China Conference in Jilin invites applications for Junior Researcher Award. Awardees will be selected from junior researchers who submit their papers for presentations at the conference in Jilin. This award will be sponsored by Biostatistics & Data Sciences Department at Boehringer Ingelheim (BI). Students or Junior Researchers who received their degrees no earlier than March 31, 2012 are encouraged to submit a research paper in topics on either methodological research, novel application of statistical methods to problems in other disciplines, or other suitable contributions to biostatistics and data sciences. Jointly authored papers are acceptable, but the applicant is expected to be the lead author and present the work in the meeting.


Formal application consists of sending an e-mail to Dr. Jiang at with the subject title as "Application - 2017 ICSA China Conference Junior Researcher Award" with the following attachments (in PDF):

1. The curriculum vita of the applicant

2. The manuscript of the completed research

Please apply for the award no later than May 28, 2017.


Papers will be reviewed and five winners will be selected by a committee of the ICSA China Conference. Criteria for selection will include, but are not limited to, novelty in theory/methods/applications, significance and potential impact of the research, and clarity of writing and presentation. Each winner will be awarded a certificate and a RMB 2000 travel funding. The award will be presented to the winners during the Banquet on July 3, 2017.

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