Young Investigator Award

The Agronomy Young Investigator Award was established in 2019 to acknowledge the achievements of young investigators in the field of agronomy and agroecology. Nominations will be accepted from May through December each year, with winners notified by the end of March the following year.

The Prize:
– CHF 2000;
– An Electronic Certificate
– A free voucher for article processing fees valid for one year.

Number of Winners: 1

 
Agronomy Young Investigator Award
 
Nomination deadline: 31 December 2024
Winner announcement: 31 March 2025

Eligibility and Requirements

– Must have received their PhD no more than 10 years prior to 31 December 2024;
– Must have produced ground-breaking research and made a significant contribution to the advancement of agronomy and agroecology;
– Candidates must be nominated by senior scientists.

List of Documents for Nomination

– Detailed curriculum vitae, including an updated publication list and a list of the researcher’s own research grants;
– Scanned copy of doctorate certificate;
– Signed nomination letters from two established senior scientists.

 
Past Winners
 
Year: 

Winner

Baohua Zhang
College of Artificial Intelligence, Nanjing Agricultural University

Award Committee

Prof. Leslie Ann Weston Chairman
Charles Sturt University
Prof. Essaid Ait Barka
Biology and Biochemistry
Prof. Youssef Rouphael
University of Naples Federico II
Prof. Dr. Zhengqin Xiong
College of Resources and Environmental Sciences, Nanjing Agricultural University

Winner

Lenotina Lipan
Universidad Miguel Hernández

Award Committee

Prof. Peter Langridge Chairman
University of Adelaide
Prof. Dr. Christos G. Athanassiou
Prof. Leslie Ann Weston
Charles Sturt University
Dr. Gianni Bellocchi
French National Research Institute for Agriculture, Food and the Environment
Prof. Dr. Junliang Fan
Northwest A&F University

Winner

Mike Mulvaney
University of Florida

Award Committee

Prof. Peter Langridge Chairman
University of Adelaide
Dr. Jeffrey A. Coulter
University of Minnesota
Dr. Cornelia Rumpel
CNRS
Prof. Youssef Rouphael
University of Naples Federico II
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