About this Special Issue
The Journal of Abdominal Wall Surgery is excited to announce a new award for Early Career Researchers awarded by the European Hernia Society for the best paper published in the Journal of Abdominal Wall Surgery by an Early Career Researcher. If you would like to be considered for this award please submit your manuscript to this Special Issue. The Editorial Board welcomes submissions on all aspects of hernia surgery.
The winner of the Journal of Abdominal Wall Surgery Prize will receive:
• A talk at the European Hernia Society Annual Congress to present their winning paper
• Inclusion in the prize giving ceremony at the European Hernia Society Annual Congress
• A free publication in the Journal of Abdominal Wall Surgery
Early career is defined as less than five years post- Ph.D. or -D.Phil. experience according to the date of your graduation certificate. Reasonable exceptions will be considered (e.g. for parental leave or a substantial shift in research area). The winner is selected by the Editorial Board of the journal and is announced at the European Hernia Society Annual Congress.
If you intend to submit a manuscript to a different Special Issue but would still like to be considered please simply email the Editorial Office: JAWS.office@FrontiersPartnerships.org
To be considered please submit your manuscript by 1 December 2023.
As a Gold open-access journal, all submissions are subject to publishing fees. If you require support for Article Processing Charges a limited number of waivers are available, to apply please complete our Fee Support Application form. JAWS’ authors can also benefit from financial support from their institution through Frontiers' Institutional Agreements. For full details please see the journals Publishing Fees page. Please contact the Editorial Office
if you have any questions.
Keywords: Abdominal Wall Surgery, Hernia Surgery, Early Career Researcher