EMS Young Scientist Award

The EMS Young Scientist Award (YSA) is given to an individual 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 – normally – 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 Region VI are considered as European. For an overview of EMS Member Societies please consult the EMS Member site.

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

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

The call for nominations for 2022 candidates is now open:

Call for nominations 2022: Closing date is 30 April 2022

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€ and a certificate. Awardees will be invited to make a presentation at the EMS2022 in Bonn  on the background to their work.

Eligibility

The candidate shall be under 35 years on the first of January 2022 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

Candidates 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;
  • A proposal for a citation of 30 words or less.

The documents listed above must be sent to awardapplication@emetsoc.org no later than 30 April 2022.
All documents must be provided in pdf-format.

The Award

The awardee will be highlighted during the EMS Annual Meeting and be invited to make a presentation at the event in Bonn in September 2022. The Award consists of a prize money of 1000€ and a certificate.

Young Scientist Awardees 2021

With two outstanding candidates the Awards Committee selected two recipients for this year’s EMS Young Scientist Award (YSA):

Karin van der Wiel (Young Scientist Awardee 2021)
Karin van der Wiel, The Netherlands (photo: KNMI)

Karin van der Wiel, The Netherlands, receives the YSA for her important contribution to understanding the meteorological and climatological impacts on renewable energy shortfall, and for her constant outreach activities in climate science.

 

 

 

 

Gabriele Messori (Young Scientist Awardee 2021)
Gabriele Messori, Sweden/Italy (photo: private)

Gabriele Messori, Italy/Sweden, receives the YSA award for his ground-breaking contribution to the understanding of planetary wave-breaking and storm-track variability and their link to mid- and high-latitude weather extremes.

 

 

 

 

Find more details at https://www.emetsoc.org/karin-van-der-wiel-and-gabriele-messori-receive-young-scientist-award-2021/

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.