10th Anniversary Best Paper Award 2020
Our journal will celebrate its 10th anniversary in 2020. To acknowledge authors’ continued support, we are pleased to announce the commencement of Best Paper Award for research and review articles published from 1 January 2018 to 31 December 2019. Three papers will receive the award.
Prof. Dr. Peter Meikle
The articles will be selected by the journal award committee according to the following criteria:
–– Originality of research objectives and/or ideas presented;
–– Creativity of the study design or uniqueness of approaches and concepts;
–– Clarity of presentation.
There will be one winner for a review paper and two winners for research papers, respectively. Each of them will receive a certificate and an offer to publish a paper free of charge in Metabolites, after the normal peer-review procedure. Each winner will additionally receive a bonus about 500 CHF
As part of the celebration of the 10th anniversary of Metabolites, the winners will be announced to the public on 31 March 2020. For further details, please click here: https://www.mdpi.com/journal/metabolites/awards/.
Travel Award 2019 (800 CHF)
We are inviting applications for two Travel Awards (800 CHF, Swiss Francs, each), including a Free-of-Charge paper submission per award, for Postdoctoral Researchers to attend relevant conferences in 2019. The nominations and applications will be assessed by an Evaluation Committee consisting of senior scholars in this field.
Prof. Dr. Peter Meikle
–– Postdoctoral researcher within the research field of metabolism and metabolomics
–– Applicants will attend an international conference in 2019 (poster or oral presentation)
–– The awardees will be asked to acknowledge the support for the journal Metabolites during their presentation
Applicants are required to submit the following documents:
–– The abstract and conference details
–– A CV, along with a one page statement from the candidate describing his/her research interests and a list of publications
–– A letter of recommendation from his/her supervisor or PI (principal investigator). The supervisor or PI should sign and confirm that the applicant fulfills all the requirements
–– A letter of acceptance from the conference organizers
Each Award will consist of 800 Swiss Francs (CHF) and one Free-of-Charge paper submission.
Please submit your applications at the link (https://www.mdpi.com/journal/metabolites/awards) by 31 March 2019. The winner will be announced in Metabolites on 30 April 2019.
Travel Award 2018
As Editor-in-Chief of Metabolites, I am pleased to announce the winner of the 2018 Metabolites Travel Award on behalf of the Evaluation Committee:
XIAOTAO SHEN, PhD student at the Chinese Academy of Sciences, whose research focuses on the development of various bioinformatic approaches/tools for untargeted metabolomics. He is planning to present his work “Metabolic Reaction Network-based Recursive Metabolite Identification for Untargeted Metabolomics” at the Metabolomics 2018 Conference (24–28 June 2018, Seattle, USA). The award consists of 800 Swiss Francs towards attending this conference.
It was a difficult decision with such high quality applications for the award and we thank all applicants. We wish to congratulate Mr. Xiaotao Shen for his accomplishments.
Prof. Peter J Meikle
Travel Award 2017
As Editor-in-Chief of Metabolites, I am pleased to announce the winner of the 2017 Metabolites Travel Award on behalf of the Evaluation Committee:
KATIE HILLYER，Postdoc fellow at the Victoria University of Wellington, whose research seeks to understand the role of metabolism and free metabolite pools in organism function during exposure to cellular stress. She is planning to present her work “Mapping carbon fate during coral bleaching: the application of 13C metabolomics”at the Metabolomics 2017 (June 25–29, Brisbane, Australia). The award consists of 800 Swiss Francs towards attending this conference.
It was a difficult decision with such high quality applications for the award and we thank all applicants. We wish to congratulate Dr. Katie Hillyer for her accomplishments.
A/Prof. Peter J Meikle,