Participation in the contest does not preclude future submission of an extended version of the manuscript to academic journals.
Essay submissions can cover any topic in neuroethics and should address a focused problem at the intersections of the mind and brain sciences, ethics, and law.
Five authors submitting a science communication essay will be selected to participate in a 1-on-1 editorial mentorship with a professional science writer.
Authors selected are expected to participate in the mentorship opportunity.
Authors from all countries and regions are encouraged to participate.
Authors do not need to be members of the INS to submit an essay.
Essays should be based on reliable primary and secondary sources (Wikipedia and similar sources are not acceptable).
Essays must be written in English by a single author and may not exceed 1,000 words, excluding references.
The INS, in collaboration with the International Youth Neuroscience Association (IYNA), is pleased to announce that the Neurothics Essay Contest is now open to high school students!
This new category aims to promote interest in neuroethics among secondary school students around the world.