SYNS Science Slam Contest 2024

The third SYNS Science Slam is taking place at the Joint Annual Meeting 2024 of the Swiss Society of Neurosurgery (SGNC) and Swiss Society of Neuroradiology SSNR on Friday June 21st 2024 in Interlaken.


The winner of the slam session will be awarded with a travel grant of 1500 CHF sponsored by B. Braun


The grant is intended to support the winner in attending a scientific meeting of his/her choice by covering travel and related meeting expanses.



Eligibility Criteria

  • All neurosurgical residents or young attendings (max. 3 years) currently working or trained in Switzerland
  • First or second author of an original work published in a peer reviewed journal as of January, 2022
  • Applications have to be submitted personally

Terms & Conditions

  • Among all applicants, 6 final candidates will be selected to present their paper in a short talk at the SYNS Science Slam Session (Friday, 21.06.2024) during the Joint Annual Meeting of the Swiss Societies of Neurosurgery and Neuroradiology in Interlaken, June 20 - 21, 2024.
  • The finalists are requested to present their original work in a generally understandable and entertaining way. The quality of the scientific work as well as the degree of entertainment provided shall be valued.
  • The winner will be chosen among the final candidates by a special Science-Slam-Jury.

What is funded

  • Meeting registration fees
  • Travel expenses (train 2nd class/flight economy fare)
  • Housing expenses
  • It is mandatory to have a private Swiss bank account to receive the grant