John C. Jamieson Student Paper Award
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Career Stage
Award Type
Section Award
Of Note
Peer nomination required
Submission Window
17 January - 27 March
Established 2015

Recognizing Significant Contributions to High Pressure Research by Students

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. 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.

Honor Benefits
Recipients receive the following:

  • An award certificate
  • A $250 prize
  • Recognition in Eos
  • Recognition at AGU's annual meeting the year the honor is awarded
  • Tickets to the award presentation at AGU's annual meeting the year the honor is awarded

About the Mineral and Rock Physics Section

The Mineral and Rock Physics (MRP) section examines the properties of materials in the Earth's and planetary interiors. The MRP section provides an interdisciplinary forum for discussion and connects students and scientists to career and networking resources.


The nominee must be:
  • an active AGU member
  • affiliated with the Mineral and Rock Physics section
  • actively enrolled in an undergraduate program and have completed at least four semesters toward their degree or be actively enrolled in a graduate program
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