TWAS is inviting nominations for the 2021 Award from all its members as well as science academies, national research councils, universities and scientific institutions in developing and developed countries.
The 2021 award will be awarded to a woman scientist national of a Least Developing Country (LDC), living and working in an LDC during the last two years immediately prior to their nomination, based on scientific achievements in any of the thematic areas below:
- Clean and renewable energy
- Green chemistry
- Sustainable agriculture and agrobiodiversity
- Plastic: degradation, pollution and microplastics
- Water purification and sanitation
- Climate change: environmental effects, methane contribution, carbon capture
- Transportation technologies: efficiency for smart cities
- Waste management
- Biodiversity: the sixth mass extinction, ecosystem services, habitat recovery and restoration
- Ecological economics and planetary health
NB: Self-nominations and nominations from jury members will not be considered.
Fellows of TWAS are not eligible.
The same nominee cannot be nominated for more than one ‘Fellows of TWAS Awards’ in a given year.
The secretariat retains the right to bring to the attention of the relevant nominators that the nomination may be suitable for another award, and the final decision whether or not to shift the nomination will be taken by the nominators themselves.
How to Nominate a Scientist
The 2021 nominations can only be submitted electronically through the on-line platform by clicking on the “New Nomination” button at the bottom of this page.
To resume working on saved nominations, click on the “Resume” button at the bottom of this page.
Before starting compiling the nomination, please pay particular attention to the maximum characters allowed.
The deadline for receiving nominations is Wednesday, May 12, 2021, however, it is strongly recommended that you do not wait until the deadline but submit the nomination as early as you can to enable the organizers’ process it as quickly as possible.
Find the application link here.
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