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IYNA-INS High School Neuroethics Essay Competition

Age limit: 14-18 The International Neuroethics Society (INS) and the International Youth Neuroscience Association (IYNA) are pleased to announce a call for submissions for the Neuroethics Essay Contest in 2020. Now in its seventh year, the contest aims to promote interest in neuroethics among students and trainees around the world.

Essay prompt and requirements:
Submissions to the High School competition should explore the relationship between ethics, neuroscience, and society in plain language for the general public. Essays should be based on reliable primary and secondary sources — Wikipedia and similar sources are not acceptable. Essays must be written in English by a single author. Essay length may not exceed 1,000 words excluding references.

One winner will be selected in August and recognized at the 2020 INS Annual Meeting in Washington, DC — the premier gathering of professionals dedicated to neuroethics. They will receive a free 1-year INS student membership ($30 value) and a $250 prize. Winners who attend the annual meeting will also have their meeting registration fee waived (up to a $330 value) and will receive a Michael Patterson Travel Stipend to help with expenses.

Essays for the IYNA-INS High School Neuroethics Competition category must be submitted to the IYNA Journal (link for this can also be found inner additional links at the bottom). Note that the essay is intended for the “Neuroethics Essay Contest" in the author comments section.
Submissions must be received by July 10, 2020, at 11:30 p.m. EDT.

Final Deadline:

10th Jul. (11:30 p.m. EDT)

Link to the IYNA Journal:

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