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Call for Nominations 2018 TUBA Academy Prizes

Vložil(a): J. Barančík, 9.5.2018, videné 140-krát

Dear Colleugues,


I am pleased to let you know that nominations for 2018 TÜBA Academy Prizes, launched in 2015 in appreciation and encouragement of eminent scientists, are now open. TÜBA Academy Prizes are annually awarded to the nominated scientists in one of the following categories of sciences namely 1) Basic and Engineering sciences, 2) Health and Life sciences and 3) Social Sciences and Humanities. One prize is awarded in each category and every year one of the prizes is awarded to scientists with Turkish connection, meaning those who work in Turkey and/or study Turkey. Academy Prize in Social Sciences and Humanities is designated as the Turkish connection prize for this year.

TÜBA Academy Prizes are given to those scientists with ORIGINAL, LEADING and PATH-BREAKING works in their fields. Nominations are made by TÜBA members, academies and inter-academy organizations with which TÜBA is in cooperation and other science institutions and scientists invited as nominators.

The nominees are evaluated by a Prize Committee in each category. The Committees, composed of TÜBA members and renowned scientists, examine the works of the candidates via a rigorous process involving peer-review and identify the possible prize laureates. The laureates are announced by the Academy Council of TÜBA. The Academy Prizes, comprising an Academy Medal and prize money of about 30.000 USD for each, are awarded in a special ceremony. For further information, please see the following link


Nominations for 2018 Academy Prizes are open till 5 June 2018 and the laureates will be announced by the end of October. The Prize Ceremony will be held under the auspices of the President of the Republic of Turkey.

We would like to invite your academy to nominate an outstanding scientists, up to 3, with original, leading and path-breaking works for each category of TÜBA Academy Prizes. Please provide us with a statement of reason for nomination by completing the enclosed form and the full CVs of the nominees. You may send your nominations to academy.prizes@tuba.gov.tr

Attached you will have a formal letter by Professor Acar, President of TUBA, nomination form and a leaflet.

With best wishes





TÜBA Academy Prizes Programme

Turkish Academy of Sciences


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