[Taxacom] DEADLINES APPROACHING: 2019 GBIF Young Researchers Award

Kyle Copas kcopas at gbif.org
Tue Mar 19 06:29:45 CDT 2019

The GBIF Young Researchers Awards is an annual programme aimed at fostering innovative research and discovery in biodiversity informatics by providing two prizes of €5,000 each to two graduate students whose work relies on GBIF-mediated data. 

The global deadline for this year's programme is 15 May 2019, but EARLIER LOCAL DEADLINES DO APPLY! 

Read the full call for nominations: https://www.gbif.org/news/1FAyeRyxs8A00UyiSmu4oG 

To be eligible, students must be either a) citizens of a country participating in GBIF or b) students at an institution located in a GBIF participant country. View the full list of GBIF member countries: https://www.gbif.org/the-gbif-network 

Current national deadlines for 2019 GBIF #YoungResearchers Award are as follows:

South Africa 🇿🇦 5 April http://bit.ly/yra2019-za  
Portugal 🇵🇹 12 April http://bit.ly/yra2019-pt  
Colombia 🇨🇴 21 April http://bit.ly/yra2019-co  
Spain 🇪🇸 30 April http://bit.ly/yra2019-es  

In other cases, eligible candidates should contact relevant national heads of delegation from the list of GBIF member countries: https://www.gbif.org/the-gbif-network 

A jury organized by GBIF Science Committee will select two award recipients—generally one Master’s candidate and one Ph.D candidate—from the pool of nominees whose names are received by the GBIF Secretariat by 15 May 2019. The winners will be announced in the summer of 2019.

Find a list of past winners and general background on the awards here: https://www.gbif.org/article/44SftFORi0A6mwGK4sgAKW 

Questions? Email us at youngresearchersaward at gbif.org 

Kyle Copas
Communications Manager
GBIF Secretariat
Universitetsparken 15
DK-2100 Copenhagen Ø
+45 35 32 14 75 | mobile +45 28 75 14 75 | Skype kylecopas

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