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N. 6 - 26 mag 2010
ISSN 2037-4801

International info   a cura di Cecilia Migali

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European Latsis prize 2010 on biodiversity    

The European science foundation (Esf), an association of scientific institutions of which Cnr is a member, invites nominations for the European Latsis prize 2010.

The prize, of a value of 100 000 Swiss francs, is presented each year by the International Latsis foundation at the Esf annual assembly to a scientist or research group in recognition of outstanding and innovative contributions in a selected field of research. The research field for the 2010 prize is 'biodiversity'.

In the context of the International year of biodiversity 2010, one of the goals of which is to stop the decrease of biodiversity worldwide, the European Latsis prize seeks nominations for outstanding contributions to interdisciplinary research on biodiversity, in its widest meaning, which has had a major impact in this domain.  The candidate should have excellent research achievements in aspects of biology and ecology, or perception of society on biodiversity, or human and societal aspects of or vision on biodiversity, economic aspects of biodiversity, both direct (e.g. fisheries, forestry, agriculture) and indirect, which have contributed to this development.

Nominations are submitted online and the nomination form can be found at: http://www2.esf.org/WD140AWP/WD140Awp.exe/CONNECT/LatsisPrize

The deadline for submission of nominations is 30 June 2010. The European Latsis prize 2010 will be awarded on the occasion of the annual assembly of the European science foundation on Wednesday 17 November 2010, in Strasbourg, France.

 

Per saperne di più: - www.esf.org/activities/european-latsis-prize-2010.html