Association of Polar Early Career Scientists
 

APECS International would like to recognize and honor the efforts of their mentors within the international polar science community. This award has been created to acknowledge the time and energy that mentors dedicate to early career researchers each year, and their efforts in building a supportive community.

APECS International Mentorship Award 2018

APECS would like to recognize and honour the efforts of their mentors within the international polar science community. There are 2 award categories, which have been created to acknowledge the time and energy that mentors dedicate to early career researchers each year, and their efforts in building a supportive community. More details for each award are given below.

The nomination process is open until 15 April 2018. The nomination forms are available below. Please note that only complete nomination packages will be accepted. To check what to include in your nomination package read the instructions below.

APECS International Mentorship Award Categories:

  • “Member category”: APECS members are encouraged to nominate a mentor who has been an outstanding mentor to them during their career.
  • “APECS category”: APECS members, committees (including National Committees) and project groups are encouraged to nominate a mentor who has made an outstanding contribution to their APECS committees, activities or the organisation as a whole

 

APECS International Mentorship Award 2018 - “Member Category”

In this category we ask APECS members to nominate a mentor who has been an outstanding mentor to them during their career.

APECS International Mentorship Award 2018 - “APECS Category”

In this category, we specifically encourage APECS members, committees (including National Committees) and project groups to nominate a mentor who has made an outstanding contribution to their APECS committees, activities or the organisation as a whole.

Review Process, criteria, & decision

Award Committee

Each year the Award Committee will be made up of early-career scientists from the APESC Council and Executive Committee appointed in October. The APECS Executive Director will support the committee as a non-voting ex-officio.

Award Committee (2017-2018):

  • José Queirós, University of Coimbra, Portugal (Chair)
  • Julie Bull, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health / University of New Brunswick / University of Toronto, Canada
  • Natalie Freeman, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California San Diego, United States
  • Laura Hobbs, University of Strathclyde / Scottish Association for Marine Science, United Kingdom
  • Nadya Yanakieva, Bulgarian Antarctic Institute, Bulgaria
  • Gabriela Roldan, Gateway Antarctica, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
  • Alex Thornton, ARCUS, United States
  • Gerlis Fugmann, APECS / Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Center for Polar and Marine Research, Germany (ex-officio)

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