Submission Deadline: June 15, 2021

Sandra G. Wiener Student Investigator Award

The Sandra G. Wiener Student Investigator Award was established in memory of Sandra Wiener to help defray costs of graduate students attending the annual meeting of ISDP. These awards honor Sandy for her interest and concern for students and her dedication and affection for ISDP. The winners of  this award receive a $700 cash award, an engraved plaque and will be invited to give a special presentation of their work at the annual meeting. Applicants must be currently enrolled as a bona fide graduate student and be first author of a presentation.

Criteria for the award: (in addition to criteria mentioned above)

a. The applicant/nominee must be a member of ISDP
b. The applicant/nominee has not won this award in the past
c. The applicant/nominee must have an overall good academic record
d. The applicant/nominee’s work must show originality and significance
e. The applicant/nominee must be committed to the field of Developmental Psychobiology show promise of a career in this field

Application materials:

1. A letter of nomination/recommendation from the student’s research advisor that documents the student’s status, the level of independence of the student’s contribution
2. Applicant’s current CV.
3. Applicant’s abstract.

Your nomination will be sent to the Awards Committee for review along with all completed applications received by the deadline of June 15, 2021.  The winner will be announced by July 15, 2021.

Sandra G. Wiener Student Investigator Award Winners:

2020 Sandra G. Wiener Student Investigator Award Winner: Denise M. Werchan, Dept. of Cognitive, Linguistic, and Psychological Sciences, Brown University

2019 Sandra G. Wiener Student Investigator Award Winner: Raha Hassan, Department of Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour, McMasters University

2018 Sandra G. Wiener Student Investigator Award Winner: Michelle VanTieghem, Columbia University, New York, United States

 

2017 Sandra G. Wiener Student Investigator Award Winner: Kristie L. Poole, McMaster University