AsBIC Outstanding Achievement Award 2018 Recipient

Susan J. Berners-Price
Griffith University, Australia

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.


  • 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).


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.


  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.