Competition in Agricultural Sciences for Phd Holders from TWAS 2020

Date limite : 10 mars 2020

Organisation à but non lucratif: TWAS

Spécialités: Agriculture

Niveau d'études: Doctorat

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Competition in Agricultural Sciences for Phd Holders from TWAS 2020

TWAS is offering a competition for achievements in Agricultural Sciences. The TWAS-Lenovo Science Award is one of the most prestigious honors given to scientists from the developing world. In 2020 the award will be given for outstanding achievements in Agricultural Sciences.

Eligibility:

  • Candidates must be nationals of a developing country and must have lived and worked in a developing country for the last 10 years.
  • The prize will only be awarded to individuals for scientific research of outstanding international merit carried out at institutions in developing countries.
  • Jury members and previous winners of the Trieste Science Prize (also administered by TWAS) are not eligible for the TWAS-Lenovo Science Prize.

Field:

Agricultural Sciences

Award:

  • The TWAS-Lenovo Science Award will carry a monetary award of USD100,000 provided by Lenovo, as well as a medal and a certificate highlighting the recipient's major contributions to science.
  • The award will be presented to the recipient at a special ceremony arranged by TWAS.

Nomination: 

A nomination is considered complete only if includes all of the following information/material:

  • Nominee contact details (self nominations are not accepted) and general infomation on the nominee, including the country where he/she has been working and living in the past 10 years
  • Brief suggested citation (no more than 15 words) highlighting the nominee's outstanding scientific achievement in Agricultural Sciences
  • Supporting statement of about 200 words summarizing the scientific achievements of the nominee
  • 5-6 page narrative write-up of the candidate highlighting his/her major scientific achievements
  • Information on PhD (degree, year, awarding institution)
  • Information of any time spent abroad in the past ten years
  • The nominee's brief CV and her/his complete list of publications are also to be uploaded, separately, onto the online platform.
  • A list of no more than 20 of his/her most significant publications.
  • Information on previous awards, honours, recognition received by the nominee
  • Google Scholar h-index and number of citations

Evaluation:

The evaluation and selection will be carried out by an authoritative international jury chaired by the TWAS president and including a representative from Lenovo.

About TWAS:

The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) for the advancement of science in developing countries – works to support sustainable prosperity through research, education, policy and diplomacy. TWAS is a global science academy based in Trieste, Italy. TWAS was founded in 1983 by a distinguished group of scientists from the developing world, under the leadership of Abdus Salam, the Pakistani physicist and Nobel laureate. They shared a belief that developing nations, by building strength in science and engineering, could build the knowledge and skill to address such challenges as hunger, disease and poverty. From the start, the Academy had essential support from Italian scientists and political leaders.

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