Quaternary 2020 Young Investigator Award
We are pleased to announce that the winner of the Quaternary 2020 Young Investigator Award is Dr. Oana Alexandra Dumitru.
Dr. Oana Alexandra Dumitru is a Postdoctoral Research Scientist in the Department of Biology and Paleo-Environment at the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University, USA. Dr. Oana Alexandra Dumitru’s research interests are focused on past sea-level and climate changes, as well as radiometric dating. Dr. Oana Alexandra Dumitru received her PhD in 2019 and has an outstanding publication record. She has international experience and is clearly a rising star in the field of Quaternary science with excellent prospects. As a single applicant, Dr. Oana Alexandra Dumitru has secured funding of more than USD 279,300. This is an outstanding achievement in today’s competitive environment. Please join us in congratulating Dr. Oana Alexandra Dumitru for her outstanding achievements.
As the awardee, Dr. Oana Alexandra Dumitru will receive an honorarium of CHF 1000, an offer to publish a paper free of charge in 2021 in Quaternary after peer review, an engraved plaque and a certificate.
We would like to thank all the nominators from various fields of study for their participation and all the Award Committee Members for their evaluation of the abundant excellent nominations.
Prof. Dr. Jef Vandenberghe
Quaternary (ISSN 2571-550X, *ESCI and Scopus Indexed*, https://www.mdpi.com/journal/quaternary) is an international open access journal that covers all aspects of Quaternary science, embracing the whole range of scientific fields related to geological, geographical, biological, physical, chemical, environmental and human sciences. The journal publishes reviews, research articles, communications, technical notes and essays. There is no restriction on the length of papers, and we encourage authors to publish their results in as much detail as possible.