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Conflicts of interest (Selection committee)*


The following conflict of interests must be declared and prevent from being part of the selection committee:

- Having a personal relationship with the candidate or with his/her supervisor or collaborator;

- Having a significant past or ongoing academic relationship with the candidate; this includes having jointly published a research paper in the last five years;

- Having a current or planned close scientific collaboration with the candidate;

- Having commercial/financial interests in relation to the candidate/proposal;

- Having been involved in the preparation of the proposal;

- Benefitting directly or indirectly from the acceptance or rejection of the proposal/candidate;

- Being in any other situation that could cast doubt on the evaluator’s ability to evaluate the proposal impartially, or that could reasonably appear to do so in the eyes of an external third party.


*based on the policies implemented by the European Molecular Biology Organization


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