Young Investigator Award

The prestigious ESMRMB - Young Investigator Award offers young researchers a unique platform to stand out from the crowd and to boost a career!

The ESMRMB announces the competition for the Young Investigator Award for the 2017 Barcelona Meeting. The competition is open to young clinicians and scientists at the undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate levels.

Applicants must fulfil the following criteria:
•    Be under 35 years of age as per January 1, 2017
•    Member of the ESMRMB
•    Submission of a CV to ESMRMB Office, indicating excellence in
      performed MR research by May 18, 2017.
•    Submit an abstract of a Scientific Session communication as a first
      author via the electronic abstract submission system until the
      extended submission deadline on May 23, 2017, 9:00 CEST.
•    Publication or submission of a full manuscript to MAGMA (“Magn Reson
      Mater Phy”, the official journal of ESMRMB) in the field of the work of
      the submitted abstract from October 2016 onwards until May 18, 2017
      (note that NO extension will be granted for your submission to
Please note that this is a major criterion for eligibility.
      Please also note that the publication or submitted manuscript can
      be a report on original research or a review.

•    Please check that the format of your manuscript conform to the
      instructions to authors of the journal at
      submitting your paper via the web-based submission system:

The major criteria for the selection of finalists are the overall achievements of the candidates in MR as documented in the CV (incl. a publication list) and the quality of the published or submitted paper in MAGMA.

The winner will receive € 1,000, and the two other finalists € 300 each. Tthe winner will be selected by a jury after presenting their work at the annual congress. Each price may be awarded to a clinical, a preclinical or a basic science study. If you have any questions, please contact the ESMRMB Office at

The YIA finalists will be notified during the abstract notification process in July 2017.

Submission of a manuscript to MAGMA:

MAGMA is a multidisciplinary international journal devoted to the publication of articles on all aspects of magnetic resonance techniques and their applications in medicine and biology. MAGMA currently presents short communications, full-length research papers, invited reviews, commentaries, and book reviews.

The subject areas covered by MAGMA include:

•    Advances in materials, hardware and software in magnetic resonance
•    New developments and results in research and practical applications of
      magnetic resonance imaging and spectroscopy relatedto biology and
•    Study of animal models and intact cells
•    Reports of clinical trials on humans and clinical validation of magnetic
      resonance protocols

Manuscripts must be submitted electronically to

Abstracts must be submitted via the ESMRMB
electronic abstract submission system. Please click on the following link in order to submit your paper: