Association of Polar Early Career Scientists
 

APECS International would like to recognize and honor the efforts of their mentors within the international polar science community. This award has been created to acknowledge the time and energy that mentors dedicate to early career researchers each year, and their efforts in building a supportive community.

APECS International Mentorship Award 2017

In 2017, there will be two awards, which have been created to acknowledge the time and energy that mentors dedicate to early career researchers each year, and their efforts in building a supportive community. 

APECS International Mentorship Award 2017 Categories:

  • “Member category”: APECS members are encouraged to nominate a mentor who has been an outstanding mentor to them during their career.
  • “APECS category”: APECS members, committees (including National Committees) and project groups are encouraged to nominate a mentor who has made an outstanding contribution to their APECS committees, activities or the organisation as a whole

The nomination process is open until 28 May 2017. The nomination forms are available below. Only complete nomination packages are accepted. To check what to include in your nomination package read the instructions below.

APECS International Mentorship Award 2017 - “Member Category”

In this category we ask APECS members to nominate a mentor who has been an outstanding mentor to them during their career.

APECS International Mentorship Award 2017 - “APECS Category”

In this category, we specifically encourage APECS members, committees (including National Committees) and project groups to nominate a mentor who has made an outstanding contribution to their APECS committees, activities or the organisation as a whole.

Review Process, criteria, & decision

Award Committee

Each year the Award Committee will be made up of early-career scientists from the APESC Council and Executive Committee appointed in October. The APECS Executive Director will support the committee as a non-voting ex-officio.

Award Committee (2016-2017):

  • Jennifer Cooper, California State University Los Angeles/University of California Irvine, United States (Chair)
  • Alice Bradley, Dartmouth College, United States
  • Julie Bull, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and University of Toronto, Canada
  • Meagan Dewar, Federation University / Deakin University / IPECS, Australia
  • Lynn Kaluzienski, University of Maine, United States
  • José Queirós, University of Coimbra, Portugal
  • Alex Thornton, University of Alaska Fairbanks, United States
  • Gerlis Fugmann, APECS / Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Center for Polar and Marine Research, Germany (ex-officio)

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APECS International Directorate
Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Center for Polar and Marine Research
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14473 Potsdam
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