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christian thompson cthompson at SEL.BARC.USDA.GOV
Mon Jul 28 09:08:20 CDT 2003

5th R. J. H. Hintelmann Scientific Award
for Zoological Systematics

Established by Mrs. Elisabeth Hintelmann in memory of her husband
Robert J. H. Hintelmann

For outstanding achievements in zoological systematics, phylogenetics,
faunistics or zoogeography the association Freunde der Zoologischen
Staatssammlung München e.V. has the pleasure to announce the 5th R.J.H.
Hintelmann Scientific Award (the first prize was awarded 2000 to Dr.
M.-O. Rödel, Würzburg - the second in 2001 to Dr. M. Jaschhof,
Greifswald - the third in 2002 to Dr. J. Spelda, Stuttgart - the fouth
in 2004 to Dr. M. Balke, London). The prize has the value of EURO
5.000.- its target group are preferably young post-graduate scientists.

This prize is awarded not only in appreciation of the previous
scientific performance of the applicant, but the prize-holder will also
be given the opportunity to continue his/her research work in
coordination with the Zoologische Staatssammlung. This may be carried
out either by visiting the Zoologische Staatssammlung or by being
provided with Staatssammlung materials for work elsewhere. The 5th
R.J.H. Hintelmann Scientific Award will be presented in January 2004
during a ceremony at the Zoologische Staatssammlung in Munich, where the
prize-holder should provide a short lecture on his/her research topics.

Nominations may name any post-graduate scientist with outstanding
performance in the fields mentioned above. The pertaining proposal or
application should mainly provide an account of the candidate's
scientific achievement. In addition, curriculum vitae, list of
publications and selected reprints (not more than five) have to be
submitted. The submitted documents remain with the awarding association.

Candidates may be nominated by any zoologist; self-nomination and
repetitive application in several years is also possible.

The prize-holder is elected on absolute majority basis by a jury
appointed by the executive committee of the Freunde der Zoologischen
Staatssammlunge e.V. Depending on the quality of applications the
association reserves the right to withhold the award in any given year.

Please send applications or nominations until October 6th  2003 to the
following address:

Freunde der Zoologischen Staatssammlung e.V.
R. J. H. Hintelmann-Wissenschaftspreis
Münchhausenstrasse 21
D-81247 München, Germany

        For further information please contact:
        freunde at zsm.mwn.de

Munich, July 2003

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