TWAS 2010 Prizes will be awarded to individual scientists who have been working and living in a developing country for at least ten years, in recognition of an outstanding contribution to knowledge in the following eight fields of science: Agricultural Sciences, Biology, Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Engineering Sciences, Mathematics, Medical Sciences and Physics.
Candidates must meet at least one of the following qualifications:
1. Scientific research achievement of outstanding significance for the development of scientific thought.
2. Outstanding contribution to the application of Science and Technology to industry or to human well-being in a developing country.
Each prize will carry a monetary award of US$ 15,000 and a plaque bearing a citation highlighting the major contribution for which the prize is awarded.
The deadline for receiving nominations is 31 March 2010.
Further details on eligibility criteria and submission procedure are available online at: http://www.twas.org, by clicking on the headings "Programmes" - "Prizes" - "TWAS Prizes" where the Word format of the nomination form might be downloaded.
Contact details: [email protected]