International Congress on Electrocardiology Awards and Competitions

Young Investigator Competition

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The International Council on Electrocardiology annually confers the "Young Investigator's Award" on an outstanding junior investigator in the field of electrocardiology, based on the submission of an abstract and subsequent presentation of a research project. Specific criteria that form the basis for evaluation include:

  • Relevance to ICE
  • Scientific Merit
  • Scientific Rigor
  • Structure and clarity of the writing and presentation

YIA Competition Rules
Previous Winners

Message from the President

This message is directed to you, young investigator and early career faculty. Since its development in humans by Einthoven, more than 100 years ago, electrocardiology has been a continuous source of research and innovation. New techniques and applications for new fields have appeared in the last few decades, in an ever-changing story of renewal and rediscovery. For over a century, several generations of researchers, clinicians, engineers, and health professionals have devoted their lives to the study of electrocardiology

More than 30 years ago, ISE established a Young Investigator’s Award, created as a stage for young researchers to present their investigations and developments in the field of electrocardiology. This is a very unique moment of our congresses, when, in a special session, all attentions are focused on the presentation of new research by early-career colleagues to the audience and a judging committee of established experts. I am myself a Young Investigator’s Awardee, in a well-fought competition in 2001, in which two candidates shared the first prize. To participate in this award was a very important step in my career and it was a unique, unforgettable experience.

The ICE2020 Congress, which will be held in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, from June 25th to 27th, will have a session dedicated to the ISE Young Investigator’s Award. Submission is open from November 15th, 2019, to January 6th, 2020. We invite you, Young Investigator, to submit your best research to this session. We can assure you that those selected will have your work discussed and valued. I hope to welcome you to ICE2020!

Antonio Luiz Ribeiro
President, ISE
President, ICE2020

Bayés ECG Award

Again for 2021, we offer the Bayés ECG Award, an award to recognize young investigators who have already established a strong research record. The structure of the award competition is as follows:

  1. This is to be a single award to the young investigator with the best publication portfolio on Electrocardiology.
  2. The next award will be presented during the ICE meeting, ICE 2021 (virtual)
  3. Candidates must submit their materials (CV with birthdate, current position, and publications, directly to the ISE Secretary (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.). Please do not send a full CV.
  4. Candidates should be under the age of 40 at the time of the next ICE conference.
  5. Judges for the 2021 competition will be the following: Bulent Gorenek (President-Elect ISE), Rob MacLeod (Secretary ISE), and Antoni Bayes de Luna.

Bayés ECG Award Previous Winners

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