SECTION AWARDS AND LECTURES
Mineral and Rock Physics Early Career Award
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Career Stage
Early Career
Award Type
Section Award
Of Note
Peer nomination required
Submission Window
17 January - 27 March
Established 2014

Recognizing Outstanding Early Career Contributions to Mineral and Rock Physics

The Mineral and Rock Physics Early Career Award is presented annually and recognizes outstanding contributions by an early-career scientist in the broadly defined area of mineral and rock physics. The nominee’s work may be experimental, computational, theoretical, or a combination. Successful nominees must be within 10 years of receiving their Ph.D. or highest terminal degree.

Honor Benefits
Recipients receive the following:

  • A $500 prize
  • An award certificate
  • Recognition in Eos
  • Recognition at AGU's annual meeting during the award presentation year

About the Mineral and Rock Physics Section

The Mineral and Rock Physics Section fosters a focus on the properties of the Earth’s materials and their current physical state and chemical makeup as well as the processes that have governed their evolution.

Eligibility

Nominee
The nominee must be:
  • an active AGU member
  • primarily affiliated with the Mineral and Rock Physics section
  • an early-career scientist within 10 years of receiving their Ph.D
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Nominators
Nominators are not required to hold an active AGU membership.
All Parties
Must be in compliance with AGU's conflict of interest and professional conduct policies.
Read AGU's Ethics Policies