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JOHN C. JAMIESON STUDENT PAPER AWARD

Information on the Award

The John C. Jamieson Student Paper Award is presented annually and recognizes significant research and writing on the field of high-pressure or high-pressure research. Successful nominees are students enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program who demonstrate the potential to be elected AGU Fellows in the future. Established in 2015, the award is named to honor the memory of former University of Chicago geophysical sciences professor John C. Jamieson, and the contributions that he’s made to the field of mineral physics research.

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Award Benefits

AGU is proud to recognize our section honorees. Recipients of the John C. Jamieson Student Paper Award will receive the following benefits with the honor:

  • 1
    Recognition in Eos
  • 2
    Recognition at the AGU Fall Meeting during the award presentation year
  • 3
    Award certificate
  • 4
    $250 monetary prize
  • 5
    Complimentary tickets to the award presentation at the AGU Fall Meeting

Eligibility

To better understand eligibility for nominators, supporters and committee members, review AGU’s Honors Conflict of Interest Policy.

  • The nominee is required to be an active AGU member.
  • The nominee must be affiliated with the Mineral and Rock Physics section.
  • The nominee must be actively enrolled in an undergraduate program and have completed at least four semesters toward their degree or be actively enrolled in a graduate program.
  • The following individuals are not eligible to be candidates for the award during their terms of service:
    • AGU President;
    • AGU President-elect;
    • Council Leadership Team members
    • Honors and Recognition Committee members;
    • John C. Jamieson Student Paper Award Committee members;
    • All full-time AGU staff; and
    • AGU Fellows.

  • Nominators are not required to hold an active AGU membership.
  • The following individuals are not eligible to be nominators for the award during their terms of service:
    • AGU President;
    • AGU President-elect;
    • Council Leadership Team members;
    • Honors and Recognition Committee members;
    • John C. Jamieson Student Paper Award Committee members; and
    • All full-time AGU staff.

  1. Individuals who write letters of support for the nominee are not required to be active AGU members.
  2. The following individuals are not eligible to be supporters for the award during their terms of service:
  • AGU President;
  • AGU President-elect;
  • Council Leadership Team members;
  • Honors and Recognition Committee members;
  • John C. Jamieson Student Paper Award Committee members; and
  • All full-time AGU staff.

The following relationships need to be identified and communicated to the Award Committee but will not disqualify individuals from participating in the nomination or committee review process. These apply to committee members, nominators, and supporters:

  • Current dean, departmental chair, supervisor, supervisee, laboratory director, an individual with whom one has a current business or financial relationship (e.g., business partner, employer, employee);
  • Research collaborator or co-author within the last three years; and/or
  • An individual working at the same institution or having accepted a position at the same institution.

Individuals with the following relationships are disqualified from participating in the award nomination process as a nominator or supporter:

  • Family member, spouse, or partner.
  • A previous graduate (Master’s or Ph.D.) and/or postdoctoral advisor, or postdoctoral fellow may not write a nomination letter but may write a supporting letter after five years of terminating their relationship with the nominee beginning on 1 January after the year the relationship was terminated.
  • A former doctoral or graduate student, or a former postdoctoral fellow may not write a nomination letter for a former advisor but may write a supporting letter after five years of terminating their relationship with the nominee beginning on 1 January after the year the relationship was terminated.

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Nomination Package

Your nomination package must contain all of the following files, which should be no more than two pages in length per document. Learn how to successfully submit a nomination package or read our guide on how to submit a successful nomination.

  • A curriculum vitae for the nominee.

  • A statement on the applicant’s specific role in the research and writing of the paper

  • A copy of the paper’s abstract.

  • A copy of the full research article.

  • A 500-word unpublished blog post about the research article. The finalists’ and winners’ posts may be selected for publication on AGU’s Geospace blog.

  • One letter of support from an an advisor with intimate knowledge of the research involved in the paper submission. Letterhead is preferred.

Nominations are Open!

The nomination cycle for 2020 AGU Section awards is now open until 15 April. Nominate a colleague, peer or student today.
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Past Recipients

Name

Year of honor

Suyu Fu 2019 
Francesca Miozzi  2019 

Christopher J. Cline II

2018

Christopher Langrand

2017

Ting Chen

2016

Xintong Qi

2016

Xuebing Wang

2016

Honors Contacts

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Robert Rader

Director, Engagement and Membership

202-777-7418 | [email protected]

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Leah Bland

Program Manager, Honors

202-777-7389 | [email protected]

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Antonio Covington

Program Specialist, Section Awards and Lectures

202-777-7484 | [email protected]