IACS Early Career Scientist Award


Call for nominations

Deadline is 1 March 2019

The nominee must be an early-career scientist defined as a person who is currently enrolled in a PhD/MSc program or whose highest academic degree (PhD, MSc) was obtained no longer than 2 years before the submission deadline.

Only papers published in international peer-reviewed journals with a doi (printed or online) between 1 January 2017 and 31 December 2018 will be considered. Papers published in ‘Discussions’ will not be considered.

Click here to download the nomination form which must be submitted together with the pdf of the paper. Any person, except the nominee, can submit a nomination. Nomination packages (including the fully completed nomination form and the paper) should be sent to Charles Fierz, the chair of the evaluation committee (fierz @ slf.ch). Incomplete nomination packages will not be considered.

Nominated papers should present novel ideas, concepts, theories, or methods. Papers presenting results using existing established methods, or papers producing evidence to support an existing theory, or papers presenting new data or observations without presenting novel ideas/concepts/theories or methods will be judged less favorable. The type of journal or extent of media attention will not be considered in the evaluation. More information on the evaluation criteria is given on the nomination form.


Previous recipients

2016
Dr Thorben Dunse, University of Oslo
Dr Rachel Tilling, University College London

2015
Dr Mathieu Morlighem, University of California, Irvine