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Награды Volvo Environment Prize 2019

Nominations are open for the Volvo Environment Prize 2019 that is awarded for: “Outstanding innovations or scientific discoveries, which in broad terms fall within the environmental field.”

The Prize consists of a hand-crafted diploma, a glass sculpture and a cash award for SEK 1.5 million (approximately EUR 165,000 or USD 215,000). The award ceremony is in Stockholm in November each year.

Eligibility Criteria

§ The span of disciplines and activities for which nominations can be made is wide and includes all disciplines which have relevance to the environment. The research of nominees should be based on scientific grounds but must clearly show impacts outside of the specific discipline.

§  There is a strong emphasis on scientific achievements, so be sure that all of these are included. Please remember that no self-nominations are accepted.

Applicants must fill the online nomination form via given website and must include the following:

§  A short letter of motivation

§  A detailed description of the research the nominee has conducted and how it adds to our knowledge around environmental science. Main achievements and their importance should be emphasized.

§ Emphasis must also be placed on the impacts of the research outside of the particular discipline, e.g. impacts on policy development, impacts on sustainability and/or contribution to changed behaviour.

§ CV of the nominee + list of published paper/s and links if available.

§ Letter/s of reference. Maximum 3 letters written by someone other than the nominator.

§ Nominations should be submitted in English.

Deadline: 10 January 2019 For more information, please visit Volvo Environmental Prize 2018.