Travel Award 2019
On behalf of the Evaluation Committee, I am pleased to announce the winners of the 2019 Sustainability Travel Awards. In the aim of helping PhD students or postdoctoral fellows in sustainable environment, sustainable economy, sustainable energy, and sustainable urban communities travel to an international scientific meeting of their choice in 2019, the Travel Awards have been granted to the following exceptional individuals:
Hao Li, a PhD student from University of Texas at Austin, will attend the ‘3rd International Conference on Catalysis and Chemical Engineering’, 25–27 February 2019, in Houston TX, USA, to present his research, via the following paper: “Rational Design of High-Performance Environmentally Sustainable Catalysts: A Fast Theoretical Guide to Experiments”.
Francesco Aletta is a Post-doctoral fellow from University College London. He will attend the conference ‘23rd International Congress On Acoustics (ICA 2019)’ to present his research, via the following paper: “Positive health-related effects of experiencing urban soundscapes: A systematic review”.
Monika Egerer is a PhD student from University of California. Her research involves ecology and agroecology; biodiversity and ecosystem services; urban ecology; climate change and sustainable food systems. She will attend the ‘International Association for Landscape Ecology (iale) World Congress’ in July 2019 in Milano, Italy.
Claudia Schwirplies, a Post-doctoral fellow from Universität Hamburg, will attend ‘Annual Conference of the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economist (EAERE)’, 26–29 June 2019, in Manchester, UK. She will present her paper “Meaty arguments: Field experimental evidence on the effectiveness of different reasons to reduce meat consumption”.
With many high-quality applications for the awards, the evaluation and decision process was difficult, and we would like to thank all applicants for submitting their diverse and fascinating range of research topics. On behalf of all at Sustainability, I congratulate the winners for their accomplishments.
Prof. Dr. Marc A. Rosen, Editor-in-Chief
Chair of Evaluation Committee
Young Investigator Award 2018
We are pleased to announce the “2018 Sustainability Young Investigator Award”. All nominations will be assessed by an Evaluation Committee led by the Editor-in-Chief,
Prof. Dr. Marc A. Rosen.
Eligibility and Requirements:
1. Hold an earned Ph.D. degree.
2. Be 35 years age or under (as of 31 December 2018)
3. Have conducted ground-breaking sustainability research and made a significant contribution to the advancement of the field of sustainability.
List of Documents for Nomination:
- Detailed Curriculum Vitae including an updated publication list and a list of the researcher’s research grants.
- List of conferences the candidate attended in 2018 and the research results presented.
- Scanned copy of doctorate certificate, birth certificate (other proof of age).
- Signed nomination letters from two established senior scientists.
The award will consist of:
1. 2000 Swiss Francs
2. An engraved plaque
We welcome nominations for this award until 31 December 2018.
Nomination materials of eligible candidates should be submitted with the subject via the link (https://www.mdpi.com/ journal/sustainability/awards). The winner will be announced in March 2019.
The Sustainability Editor-in-chief, Prof. Dr. Marc A. Rosen, the Editorial Board and the Editorial Team gratefully acknowledge all those who have kindly given their time to referee papers submitted to Sustainability, and are delighted to announce the winners of the Sustainability Outstanding Reviewer Awards for 2017. The criteria used for the selection of the winning reviewers were quantity, quality and speed of reviews.
Congratulations to the following referees who have been selected to receive an ‘Outstanding Reviewer Award’ in recognition of their significant contributions over the past year:
Rui Cunha Marques, University of Lisbon
Miguel Amado, University of Lisbon
John Coulter, Griffith University
Yongrok Choi, Inha University