The MedCLIVAR 2018 Conference will award the best posters presented by early career scientists.

Eligible candidates are YS (Young Scientists), meaning master and PhD students, and young postdoc (not more than 4 years after completion of their PhD). The YS should be the first author and attend the conference.

Applicants should explicitly apply for the award within two weeks after having received the notification of acceptance of her/his abstract as a poster. Applications should be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., with subject "Best poster awards". In the email, applicants should also state their highest degree completion date, the session where their poster is presented and title of the poster.

Awards will be assigned on the basis of three criteria:

  • Scientific excellence
  • Capability of the presenter to answer questions
  • Clarity of delivered information and aesthetic appealing

The prize, consisting in a symbolic present and a certificate from MedCLIVAR, will be awarded during the final session on Friday 21st.