We have the great pleasure to announce you the call for nominations to the 2022 ESCEO-Islene Araujo de Carvalho Grant. This Grant, of a value of 25.000 Euros, will support a scientific project:
- Conducted in a public health perspective.
- In the field of musculoskeletal health and aging.
- With a global perspective involving scientists from all parts of the world.
- Aiming at a better understanding of the role of physical capacity in healthy aging.
It has been named after Doctor Islene Araujo de Carvalho, former Senior Policy and Strategy Adviser, Department of Maternal, Newborn, Child, Adolescent Health and Ageing, at WHO, who passed away, last year, much too early, and leaving all of us in great sadness.
The project should reach the ESCEO Secretariat (firstname.lastname@example.org) by November 15, 2021. The applications should be limited to a 5-page, A4, typed document explaining the background, the objectives, the methodology and the expected outcomes of the project. Applications should be in English.
The projects will be assessed by:
- Jean-Yves Reginster, President ESCEO,
- Cyrus Cooper, Vice-President ESCEO,
- Olivier Bruyère, CEO ESCEO,
- René Rizzoli, Chair Scientific Advisory Board ESCEO,
with the help of external assessors selected on the basis of their expertise in the field of musculoskeletal health and aging.
The recipient of the 2022 ESCEO-Islene Araujo de Carvalho Grant will be announced by December 15, 2021, and the recipient will be presented with a Medal during the 2022 World Congress on Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases that will take place virtually from March 24 to March 26, 2022 (https://www.wco-iof-esceo.org/).
The Grant could be extended, at the end of 2022, for an additional one-year term and for the same value, based on a progress report and on a careful and detailed explanation of the tasks remaining to be covered. This report will be submitted to the same Jury as the original application.
Disclaimer: This Grant is an initiative which is solely undertaken by the European Society for Clinical and Economic Aspects of Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases, an association registered as a not-for-profit (association sans but lucratif ASBL) association in Belgium. It does not involve, in any way, the World Health Organization, their regional offices or any of their employees.