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Nominate candidates for EGU awards and medals by 15 June

08 May 2017

Medals and certificates at the EGU Awards Ceremony at the EGU 2016 General Assembly
Medals and certificates at the EGU Awards Ceremony at the EGU 2016 General Assembly (Credit: EGU/Foto Pfluegl)

Every year, the EGU honours individuals for their important contributions to the Earth, planetary and space sciences through its awards and medals programme. EGU members are kindly asked to submit their nominations for all EGU 2018 medals and awards by 15 June 2017.

Detailed information on the selection process and how to propose a candidate is available on the Awards & Medals section of the EGU website. Nominations for all the medals and awards must be submitted via an online nomination form by 15 June. Before submitting a nomination, please carefully check if the nomination and supporting documents satisfy the EGU requirements.

To increase diversity in the group of EGU awardees and medallists, we encourage the EGU membership to consider gender, geographical and cultural balance when nominating outstanding Earth, planetary and space scientists at various career stages.

The list of awards and medals bestowed by the Union and its divisions, as well as the previous awardees, is available on the EGU website. The list includes Union Medals for established scientists, Division Medals for mid-career scientists, as well as division and Union-wide awards for early career scientists.

The 2018 awards and medals, to be announced in October 2017, will be presented to their recipients the following year, at the EGU General Assembly 2018 (8–13 April) in Vienna.

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Özgür Karatekin
Chair of the EGU Awards Committee
Email: awards.medals@egu.eu

Bárbara Ferreira
EGU Media and Communications Manager
Munich, Germany
Tel: +49-89-2180-6703
Email: media@egu.eu

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