Forests 2020 Young Investigator Awards (1,000 CHF)

Application deadline: 15 December 2020
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Dear Colleagues,

We are pleased to announce that Forests is now inviting nominations for the 2020 Young Investigator Awards. This prize will be given to two young investigators in recognition of their excellence in the field of forestry and forest ecology research. All nominations will be assessed by an Evaluation Committee led by the Editor-in-hief, Prof. Dr. Timothy A. Martin.

Candidate Requirements:
– Must be below 40 years of age or have received their Ph.D. no more than 10 years prior to 31 December 2020;
– Must have produced ground-breaking research and made a significant contribution to the advancement of their research field;
– Candidates must be nominated by their supervisor(s), research director, or department head.

Required Application Documents:
– Detailed curriculum vitae, including an updated publication list and a list of the researcher’s own research grants;
– Birth certificate or other proof of age;
– Scanned copy of doctorate certificate;
– Signed nomination letters from two established senior scientists.

Prize for Winners:
– An official certificate
– 1000 CHF (Swiss Francs)
– Option to publish two papers, after peer review, in Forests with a 50% discount on the article processing charge.

Application Deadline:
15 December 2020
Please apply online before 15 December 2020. The winners will be informed via email and announced on the Forests web page by March 2021.

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