Young Scientist Award

Young Scientist Award 2024

Towards sustainable safety in a rapidly changing world

Welcome to the Young Scientist Award 2024, an initiative by Working on Safety (WOS) dedicated to inspiring and engaging the next generation of safety enthusiasts and safety researchers. We aim to nurture the passion for safety in the workplace and identify future leaders who want to contribute their expertise for a sustainable safe working environment. Introducing the WOS Young Scientist Award 2024!

Eligibility and Prizes

Who Can Apply:

All young scientists up to the age of 30 years, holding a Bachelor's, Master's, or Ph.D., are encouraged to apply for this prestigious award.

Prizes awarded are:

First Place:   Prize money €800
Second Place:   Prize money €600
Third Place:   Prize money €400
4th-6th Places:   Exciting non-monetary prizes

In addition, all winners (1st-6th places) will have their conference registration fees waived!

Award Highlights

The top three abstracts, as determined by our esteemed jury, will be presented at WOS 2024. The winners not only gain visibility at the conference but also enjoy the unique opportunity to attend the event for free. We're not stopping there – we are giving additional recognition for the next 3 best submissions. The award ceremony promises to be a special event, celebrating excellence in safety research.

Jury Selection

A highly qualified jury is currently being assembled to ensure a fair and thorough evaluation of the submissions. Stay tuned for updates on our distinguished panel of judges.

How to Apply

Are you up to 30 years old and working on a compelling, future-oriented safety topic? Here's how you can join the competition:

  • Utilize the Abstract Submission Tool on the Working on Safety 2024 (WOS 2024) Conference website.
  • During abstract submission, indicate your age as up to 30 years in the designated section.
  • By doing so, you automatically enter the evaluation pool for the Youth Scientist Award 2024.
  • Do it now, the earlier the better. The deadline for submission is March 20, 2024. The Future is now!

Submit abstract now!


We eagerly anticipate a multitude of captivating submissions from the talented individuals up to the age of 30 years. Your contributions will undoubtedly shape the future of safety and health at the workplace.

Join us in this exciting journey towards a safer and healthier working world!

Best regards,
The Organizing Team
Working on Safety 2024 Conference