11 Feburary: Applications Open
We are excited to invite applications for PRF Correspondents to take part in a science communications training program during the 7th International Congress on Neuropathic Pain (NeuPSIG 2019).
The purpose of this program is to provide students and early-career pain investigators with the knowledge and skills they need to communicate science effectively to a wide range of pain researchers and to patients and the broader public.
Working closely with the PRF editors, successful applicants will gain valuable science communications experience by conducting interviews and podcasts with NeuPSIG speakers, writing summaries of lectures and scientific sessions, and producing other content.The purpose of this program is to provide students and early-career pain investigators with the knowledge and skills they need to communicate science effectively to a wide range of pain researchers and to patients and the broader public.
All content generated by program participants will be published on the Pain Research Forum (www.painresearchforum.org) and RELIEF (relief.news), PRF’s companion site for the public. In addition, all participants will receive an honorarium of $300 USD.
By participating in the science communications training program, you will:
Participants in this program must be available for:
All assignments are due no later than two months after NeuPSIG has concluded.
How to apply
To apply for the PRF Correspondents Program at NeuPSIG, please submit a brief description (500 words maximum) explaining why you are interested in this opportunity, and how it will contribute to your professional development, along with a resume/CV. Applications must be submitted via the application system. Applications will not be accepted via email.
Who can apply?
Applicants must be a trainee member of IASP (undergraduate student, graduate student, or postdoctoral investigator) as well as a member of the neuropathic pain Special Interest Group (NeuPSIG).
Applications are welcome from basic, translational and clinical investigators working in any area of pain research. Six applicants in total will be accepted into the program, and can be based anywhere in the world. Non-scholarly writing experience is helpful but not required.