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The Africa Award for Research Excellence in Earth or Ocean Sciences is given annually to an early career scientist from the African continent in recognition of significant work that shows the focus and promise of making outstanding contributions to research in Earth or ocean sciences.
Successful candidates will have the talent and drive necessary to excel in long careers in the Earth or ocean sciences. This includes significant original contributions to Earth or ocean science research in Africa, excellence in research, acting as the main driver of the science when working in collaborative teams, and outstanding service and outreach to society.
Established in 2015 by the generosity of Sunanda Basu, this award supports diversity in the Earth and space science community by recognizing excellence in research by African scientists and expanding opportunities for international collaboration on the African continent.
AGU is proud to recognize our honorees. Recipients of the Africa Award for Research Excellence in Earth or Ocean Sciences will receive an engraved award, as well as the following benefits:
To better understand eligibility for nominators, supporters and committee members, review AGU’s Honors Conflict of Interest Policy. All individuals must be in compliance with the Conflict of Interest Policy.
Your nomination package must contain all of the following files, which should be no more than two pages in length per document. For detailed information on the requirements, review the Union Awards, Medals and Prizes Frequently Asked Questions.
Successful candidates should show the talent and drive necessary to excel in long careers in the Earth or ocean sciences including through:
The nomination cycle for 2020 AGU Union awards, medals, and prizes has been extended until 1 June. Nominate a colleague, peer or student today.
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