EMS Young Scientist Award

The EMS Young Scientist Award (YSA) is given to individuals in recognition of excellent performance in terms of scientific publications or presentations during the early stage of their scientific career. The award is in form of a prize money and travel expenses to cover the attendance of the EMS Annual Meeting.

Young scientists under 35 years on the first of January of the calendar year in which the award is to be given who have been working or studying, full or part-time, in a European country before or when the paper was published, are eligible for the award. All countries with an EMS Member Society or included in the WMO RA VI region are considered as European. For an overview of EMS Member Societies please consult the EMS Member site.

In the evaluation of the nominations, normally the following criteria are applied:

  • Interest of the proposed publication
  • Innovation content of the proposed publication
  • Candidate profile
  • Country.

Young Scientist Awardee 2018

Georgios Varlas from the Harokopio University of Athens was selected to receive the Award for his publication: “Implementation of a two-way coupled atmosphere-ocean wave modeling system for assessing air-sea interaction over the Mediterranean Sea”, G. Varlas, P. Katsafados, A. Papadopoulos, G. Korres, Atmospheric Research (2017).

The award will be presented at the EMS Annual Meeting in Budapest. Georgios Varlas will give a Young Scientist Lecture in the Session Ocean – atmosphere interactions and coastal processes: Implementation of a two-way coupled atmosphere-ocean wave modeling system for assessing air-sea interaction.

Call for nominations 2018

The deadline for nominations has expired.

The EMS Young Scientist Award (YSA) is given to individuals in recognition of excellent performance in terms of scientific publications or presentations during the early stage of their scientific career. The award consists of a prize money of 1000€, a trophy and a certificate, and the reimbursement of travel costs for the awardee’s attendance of the EMS Annual Meeting in Dublin, Ireland, where the award presentation is made. The Awardee will be invited to make a short presentation to the EMS Annual Meeting on the background to her/his work.

Eligibility

The candidate shall be under 35 years on the first of January 2018 and must have been working or studying, full or part-time, in a European country before or when the paper was published. All countries with an EMS Member Society or included in the WMO RA VI region are considered as European. For an overview of EMS Member Societies please consult the EMS Member site.

Requirements

The candidate must have written a high quality publication. The publication shall have been published in a reviewed international scientific journal (in the English language) during the three calendar years preceding the year of the nomination.

Nomination procedure

The following bodies may nominate candidates:

  • any EMS Member Society,
  • any EMS Associate Member.

Each Member Society and Associate Member is entitled to nominate one candidate per year.

The nomination must be accompanied by the following documents:

  • a concise curriculum vitae of the candidate,
    note: in the list of publications: please distinguish between peer-reviewed and other publications
  • a supporting statement by the nominating Member Society or Associate Member explaining the outstanding qualities and achievements of the nominee,
  • an electronic copy of the proposed publication,
  • a document to determine the age of the candidate,
  • and a proposal for a citation of 30 words or less.

The documents listed above must be sent to awardapplication@emetsoc.org no later than 27 April 2018.
All documents must be provided in pdf-format.

The Award

The Award will be presented during the EMS Annual Meeting in Budapest, Hungary. The Award consists of a prize money of 1000€, a trophy and a certificate, and the reimbursement of travel costs for the awardee’s attendance of the Annual Meeting.

Terms of reference

approved by the EMS Council at the 27th Session on 9 September 2012, Lódz, Poland

The EMS Young Scientist Award (YSA) is given to individuals in recognition of excellent performance in terms of scientific publications or presentations during the early stage of their scientific career. Nominations are generally confined to early-career European scientist. The publication shall have been published in a reviewed international scientific journal during the three calendar years preceding the year of nomination.

The candidate shall be under 35 years on the first of January of the calendar year in which the award is to be given and must have been working or studying, full or part-time, in a European country before or when the paper was published. All countries with an EMS Member Society or included in the WMO RA VI region are considered as European.

Nominations shall include a concise curriculum vitae of the candidate, a supporting statement by a nominating Member Society or Associate Member explaining the outstanding qualities and achievements of the nominee, and an electronic copy of the proposed paper, and a proposal for a citation of 30 words or less. Each Member Society and Associate Member is entitled to nominate one candidate per year.

Recipients of the Young Scientist Award are considered and approved by the EMS Awards Committee.

The Young Scientist Award shall be presented annually, normally at the EMS Annual Meetings. The award consists of a prize money of 1000 Euro, a trophy and a certificate, and the reimbursement of travel costs (transportation, accommodation and food, all at an economical level agreed with the Executive Secretary) for the awardee’s attendance of the entire EMS Annual Meeting at which the award presentation is made. Awardees shall be invited to make a short presentation to the EMS Annual Meeting on the background to their work.

The EMS Awards Committee is entitled to approve specific procedures for the nomination and selection of candidates, in agreement with these Terms of Reference.

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