The Canadian Sleep Society and Jazz Pharmaceuticals are proud to present the inaugural “CSS-Jazz Research Awards”.
These awards are intended for trainees/early career clinicians or doctorates (i.e., medical residents or fellows, PhD students in year 2 or higher, and post-doctoral fellows less than 5yrs post-PhD) who are or will be registered in a Canadian medical or research program, to fund a research project on the topic of sleep medicine and/or sleep biology. Projects focusing on central disorders of hypersomnolence (CDH) will be given priority. Projects related to insomnia and obstructive sleep apnea are excluded from this awards program. The awards will be presented at the Canadian Sleep Society National Conference in 2023.
Applicants are asked to submit a brief proposal (two pages maximum) and a Curriculum Vitae (two pages maximum). The proposal should include the following:
Submissions must be made through the CSS Awards Platform: CLICK HERE.
Proposals will be assessed by a judging panel of experts on the following criteria:
An evaluation committee co-chaired by Dr. Célyne Bastien and Dr. Thien Thanh Dang-Vu and consisting of Dr. Najib Ayas, Dr. John Peever, and Dr. Indra Narang, will review applications, and select the three most meritorious as finalists.
These three finalists will present their research project at a Canadian Sleep Society symposium to be held during the CSS Annual Conference in Ottawa on Friday, April 28, 2023, from 5:00 – 6:30 pm ET. During a 15-minute presentation, each of the three finalists will have the opportunity to pitch their research project and answer questions from the judging panel above. Following the presentations, the three finalists will be ranked by the judges, and each awarded a CSS-Jazz Research Award.
Please visit CSS Award Submission Site for more details and to submit your research proposal: CLICK HERE