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We invite you to participate in the first UCCSH Young Scientists – Science communication Award (USCA)

We invite you to participate in the first UCCSH Young Scientists – Science communication Award (USCA)

Visualize your research project to communicate your idea at a glance and win one of three prizes (€ 500 at your free disposal).

Here is everything you need to know

What are the criteria for participation?


You are a Bachelor-, Master-, MD or PhD Student of the CAU, the UzL or the UKSH

Topic in Oncology

You are working on an oncology-related project

Thesis not yet finished

You haven't officially ended or published your thesis/project

What to hand-in and how to submit your work?

Graphical Abstract

Create a single, concise and self-explanatory visual summary of your research project that captures the idea/concept of your thesis project at a single glance.

  • Format: the work should be submitted as a single high-resolution (300 dpi or greater, not compressed) image files: .tif, .jpg, or .pdf

  • Size: The image should be suitable to be shared on social media and embedded in a journal article manuscript page.


Not mandatory. You can add a separate caption that does not exceed 30 words in the submission email.


mail your work to

You will need to provide the following information in the email
Student Status (B.Sc, M.Sc., MD, PhD):
Caption (Optional):
Statement: I hereby confirm that my supervisor is informed about my participation and agrees.

What's the timeline?


October 2021

Basic Workshop - optional

November 22, 2021 - 5 p.m., virtual format Basic worskhop: In 60-90 minutes, we will give you a basic tutorial of how a graphical abstract is created and which programs you can use. If you are interested let us know by sending a short mail to


December 31, 2021

Award Ceremony

February 15, 2022 - 5 p.m., NORD Seminar, virtual format


Thema: Basic Workshop UCCSH USCA
Uhrzeit: 22.Nov..2021 05:00 PM Amsterdam, Berlin, Rom, Stockholm, Wien

Meeting-ID: 613 1102 1002
Kenncode: 257557
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More questions? No problem!

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Please note: By participating, I agree that my graphical abstracts may be used for the following purposes: Publication on the UKSH, UzL and CAU websites, on social media platforms and print publications. I know that I do not receive any payment for the publication. I can withdraw or restrict my consent to the publication. Otherwise the consent is valid indefinitely.