Awards

AsBIC Outstanding Achievement Award 2018

Biological Inorganic Chemistry would not be at its exciting stage now if not for its pioneers, whose unyielding efforts have path the way for further exploration of novel and impactful ideas.

To recognize and honour the outstanding individuals who have made creative, impactful and exceptional contributions, and played an instrumental role in the development of Biological Inorganic Chemistry, particularly in the Asia/Oceania Region, we are calling for nominations for the AsBIC Outstanding Achievement Award 2018, who will be presented with the award at the conference in December this year.

The Awardee will also be presented with a cash award, a plaque and a citation describing their research career and the opportunity to deliver a seminar at the Outstanding Achievement Award Lecture at AsBIC-9.

ELIGIBILITY

  • Candidates must be investigators who are involved in research and have established themselves as independent investigators for at least 10 years.
  • Candidates are expected to have sustained outstanding productivity over several years, resulting in a significant contribution to the Biological Inorganic Chemistry field.
  • Candidates must be a current member of the Society of Biological Inorganic Chemistry (SBIC).

ONLINE APPLICATION

Closing Date:                          01 August 2018

Notification of Outcome: by  15 September 2018

Applications for the award involve submission of:

  • a short nomination letter (by the applicant),
  • CV highlighting the 10 most influential works and
  • a list of publications.

Note:

  1. The Award Evaluation Committee will be made up of members of the AsBIC steering committee.
  2. The Award Evaluation Committee reserves the right to make no award.
  3. OAA is subjected to awardees delivering an award address at AsBIC-9.
  4. The decision of the panel is final and no appeal will be entertained.

Graeme Hanson-AsBIC Early Career Researcher Award 2018

The Graeme Hanson-AsBIC Early Career Researcher Award provides support and recognition to scientists at the beginning of their careers. The support of early career researchers was at the heart of Graeme Hanson’s work throughout his career. The awards will be made for excellence in the broad field of biological inorganic chemistry covering, but not limited to,

  • Metalloproteins – Structure and Function
  • Metals in Medicine
  • Metal Ion Transport and Homeostasis
  • Metals in Physiology and Disease
  • Molecular Imaging – Multiple Modalities
  • Environmental Biological Inorganic Chemistry
  • Spectroscopy and Computational Chemistry

There will be TWO awards to be given out at AsBIC-9 in December 2018. The Awardees will be presented with a cash award, a certificate and a citation describing their research career for which the award has been made. The Awardees will be invited to present their latest research results in the award lectures.

ELIGIBILITY

Participants at AsBIC-9 who are Society of Biological Inorganic Chemistry (SBIC) members and have been awarded a PhD degree on or after 1 January 2010 are eligible to apply for the award.

Career interruptions will be taken into consideration and they include the following:

  • Carer’s responsibility;
  • Disruption due to international relocation for post-doctoral studies or other research employment not exceeding 3 months per international relocation;
  • Illness;
  • Maternity or parental leave; and/or
  • Unemployment, or non-research employment.

ONLINE APPLICATION

Closing Date:                              15 August 2018

Notification of Outcome:          by 30 September 2018

 

Applications for the award involve submission of:

  • Nomination letter (by applicant) highlighting 3 important publications
  • Curriculum vitae including a list of publications
  • Names of three referees, who may be consulted by the Selection Committee,
  • A 300-word citation and,
  • Title and a 300-word abstract of the award lecture

Note:

  1. The Award Evaluation Committee will be nominated by the local organizing committee of AsBIC-9.
  2. The Award Evaluation Committee reserves the right to make no award.
  3. Awardees will have to deliver make an oral presentation at AsBIC-9.
  4. The decision of the panel is final and no appeal will be entertained.

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