A.G. Huntsman Medal- LOI

Oceans, Fisheries and Aquaculture


Academic Unit: inquire with unit

Memorial Deadline: RIS review not required

External Deadline: Tuesday 2nd, April 2024


Presented annually by the Royal Society of Canada, the A.G. Huntsman Medal is an international award recognizing excellence in research and outstanding contributions to any field within the marine sciences. It is awarded to individuals of any nationality who have had, and still have, a significant influence on the course of marine scientific thought. Awardees are selected according to the following three criteria:
1. for unequalled excellence in their respective fields;
2. for the influence of their work on the course of scientific thought in their respective fields;
3. for their continuing and current activities at the forefront of their respective fields.
We invite the marine science community to nominate deserving candidates for consideration for this award representing any field within marine sciences. The two-stage selection process includes a Letter of Intent followed by a Full Nomination Dossier for selected nominees.
• To nominate a candidate, please submit a letter (maximum 2 pages) briefly highlighting the contributions of the candidate to all of the three criteria specified above. Please also include a short curriculum vitae (maximum 4 pages).
• Submissions are welcome for candidates in any area of marine science including physical, chemical, geological, biological, fisheries, and interdisciplinary studies. Self-nominating letters-of-intent are also welcome at this step.
• Nominators are encouraged to consider candidates of different genders, global geographical regions and cultural backgrounds.
• The deadline for receipt of letters-of-intent (by email) is April 2nd, 2024, sent to the Chair of the Selection Committee (see below).
• The Selection Committee will invite submission of complete dossiers from a short list of the nominees.
• The full dossier will consist of a nomination form, a full curriculum vitae including publication list, and letters of support from experts in the nominee’s field of research. Self-nominations will not be considered at this step.
• Invitations to submit a full dossier will be sent by May 3rd, 2024. The deadline for receipt of nomination dossiers (by email) is June 7th, 2024, sent to the Chair of the Selection Committee.
Questions and Letters of Intent should be directed to:
Chair, Selection Committee
Dr. Tetjana Ross
Email: Tetjana.Ross@dfo-mpo.gc.ca
Website: http://www.HuntsmanAward.org

Funding Sources

Royal Society of Canada

This opportunity was posted by: RGCS

Last modified: March 5, 2024