NOMINATIONS FOR ESTABLISHED RESEARCHER MEDAL 2019 – OPEN
Nominees must be based in Australia and a financial member of the ACRS at the time of nomination and acceptance (if successful). Both peer- and self-nominations are accepted, and completed applications should be sent to the ACRS President via the Secretary.
Nominations should comprise a completed copy of the ‘Nomination Form’, which includes a summary of the nominee’s contribution to the science, management, and/or service to Australian coral reefs, detailing the area of the research and its significance; and a maximum 3-page CV highlighting key contributions.
The nominations will be assessed by a selection panel, chaired by the ACRS President. The selection committee will be comprised as follows: ACRS President, ACRS Vice-President, and two councilors (one ER and one ECR). NOTE: If a committee member has a conflict of interest, the ACRS President will organise a suitable replacement.
Selection criteria are:
- Development of new insights into Australian coral reef environments and systems
- The initiation of new fields of study or new applications, advances in adaptive management, and the creation of techniques now regarded as standard methods
The recipient of the ACRS Medal will be presented with a citation and ACRS plaque.
Nominations should be sent to the ACRS Secretary by Sunday, 7th April 2019 (email@example.com). Late nominations will not be accepted.