Travel Awards 2020

Application deadline (expired): 31 December 2019
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The editorial team of Geosciences is inviting applications for 5 Travel Awards for young scholars in the area of geoscience, future earth, and planetary science to attend a conference in 2020. The nominations and applications will be assessed by an Evaluation Committee comprising senior scholars from the geoscience field and chaired by the Editor-in-Chief of Geosciences, Prof. Dr. Jesús Martinez-Frias.

This year, we are setting up 5 awards for young scholars in different subdisciplines of geoscience: Natural Hazards, Geophysics, Hydrogeology, Geochemistry & Biogeosciences and general subjects. These subdisciplines are also Sections of Geosciences; for more information, please visit https://www.mdpi.com/journal/geosciences/sections.

Candidate Requirements:

— Applicants should be PhD students, postdoctoral fellows, assistant professors, or an equivalent in geoscience and related areas;

— Applicants will attend an international conference (related to geoscience, future earth and planetary science) in 2020 to present their research (oral presentation or poster);

— Applicants need to indicate which subdiscipline to apply;

— Each applicant is allowed to apply for only one subdiscipline;

— Applicants must submit the following documents:

  1. An abstract of their work;
  2. A short CV with selected publications;
  3. A short justification letter;
  4. A letter of support from their supervisor.

The awards will consist of 500 Swiss Francs each.

Please send the applications here (https://www.mdpi.com/journal/geosciences/awards) or to the Geosciences Editorial Office ([email protected]) by 31 December 2019. The winners will be announced on the Geosciences website by 29 February 2020.

Prof. Dr. Jesús Martinez-Frias
Editor-in-Chief, Geosciences
Instituto de Geociencias, IGEO (CSIC-UCM), C/ Del Doctor Severo Ochoa 7, Edificio Entrepabellones 7 y 8, 28040 Madrid, Spain

Geosciences (ISSN 2076-3263) is an international, peer-reviewed open access journal which publishes original papers, rapid communications, technical notes, and review articles discussing all different interdisciplinary aspects of the Earth and Planetary Sciences.

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