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    Applications open for the IBRO-ARC Writing Papers Workshop 2017

    IBRO-ARC Writing Papers Workshop 2017

    Satellite event of the 13th SONA 2017 International Meeting

    Entebbe, Uganda

    June 7-10, 2017


    These workshops are aimed at helping young African investigators acquire skills and develop strategic means to communicate with the broad neuroscience community and, in particular, to publish scientific articles in peer-reviewed journals. The selected participants will, in addition, present their data at the SONA 2017 International Meeting ( in poster format. Travel (flight tickets), lodging and meals during the workshop, and registration for the SONA 2017 Conference will be provided to the selected participants.

    Requirements for participants:

    The workshop is designed for young investigators from African institutions who wish to publish in international journals their research work related to basic and clinical neuroscience. Preference will be given to those with manuscripts prepared for publication to be “edited” during the workshop.


    Applicants from African institutions should submit:

    1) the application form (incomplete forms will not be considered);

    2) one letter of reference from the supervisor;

    3) a copy of the abstract to be submitted (or already submitted) to the SONA 2017 International Meeting following the instructions indicated on the Conference website. The abstract should summarize/highlight the data the applicant wishes to publish. More material will be requested from the selected participants before the workshop.

    The results of the selection of participants for the Workshop by the organizing committee will be communicated by February 24, 2017.

    Application Deadline: February 19, 2017 (11:59p.m., CET)

    Apply here

    If there are any questions about the Workshop please contact Dr. Marina Bentivoglio (co-organizer) or Dr. Silvia Gabrieli (workshop assistant) at