The Prosper.Net-Scopus Young Scientist Award in Sustainable Development
The Prosper.Net-Scopus Young Scientist Award in Sustainable Development is given annually to young scientists or researchers, based in the Asia-Pacific region (excluding USA and Canada), who have made significant contributions in the area of Sustainable Development.
For 2013, awards will be given in each of three areas:
Eligibility and Application Process
The award is open to those engaged in graduate education and research activities that emphasize sustainable development in any of the above three areas. Candidates are expected to be employed at institutions of higher education in the Asia-Pacific region (excluding USA and Canada), and should have completed their PhD. degree between 1 June 2008 and 1 June 2013.
Candidates may be put forth by nomination or direct application. Nominations and applications must be supported by two letters of recommendation. Please observe that researchers working at, or affilated with UNU-IAS and UNU-IIST are not eligible to apply.
All qualified applications will be evaluated by an international panel of three recognized experts in Sustainable Development in each of the three areas.
- Number of citations and h-index
- Number and quality of publications
- Documented External Impact
Nominations and applications are open starting 1 April 2013 and will close at midnight GMT on 30 June 2013. Late submissions and incomplete applications will not be accepted.
For details, visit http://asia.elsevier.com/elsevierdnn/tabid/2153/Default.aspx
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