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SCAR Medals

 

The following information regarding the nominee's career should also be provided via the online nomination form (the maximum length for each section is 200 words):

  1. Education and communication activities:
    An explanation of the range and significance of activities undertaken by the nominee in the course of their career. It is important to highlight activities that demonstrate creativity, originality, quality and effectiveness.
  2. Impact of education and communication activities:
    Evidence of the impact of the nominee’s education and communication activities on the wider community including, where possible, evaluation of the impact through metrics or other measures. Include consideration of the resourcing, societal benefit and public understanding of the education and communication activities of the nominee.
  3. Recognition of education and communication activities:
    Awards, prizes and citations that the nominee has received in recognition of their education and communication activities, and in appreciation by their peers and the wider community.
  4. Contribution to advancing SCAR activities:
    How the nominee has contributed to the SCAR mission and objectives through their involvement internally within SCAR groups, initiatives and committees, or externally by their influence in the wider community.

 

 

The following information regarding the nominee's career should also be provided  (the maximum length for each section is 200 words):

  1. Coordination activities:
    A description of the nominee's high-responsibility roles, including leadership and service within international programmes and partnerships, institutions and representative bodies.
  2. Importance of coordination activities:
    Evidence of the impact of the coordination activities in terms of research effectiveness and relevance to research and/or policy as a whole. Include resourcing, inclusiveness, societal benefit and public understanding.
  3. Impact of coordination activities:
    An explanation of the impact of the nominee’s coordination activities on the wider community, its relevance to capacity building, products, data and information, etc.
  4. Recognition of coordination activities:
    Awards, prizes and citations that the nominee has received in recognition of the impact of their coordination roles, and appreciation amongst their peers and the wider community.
  5. Contribution to advancing SCAR activities:
    How the nominee has contributed to the SCAR mission and objectives through their involvement internally within SCAR groups, initiatives and committees, or externally by their influence in the wider community.

 

The following information regarding the nominee's career should also be provided (the maximum length for each section is 200 words):

  1. Breadth of research:
    An explanation of the depth and range of research undertaken by the nominee in the course of their career, including interdisciplinary collaborations that demonstrate their creativity, novel approaches that demonstrate originality and significant leadership contributions.
  2. Importance of work:
    Evidence that indicates the importance of the nominee’s research in terms of progress within their field, impact on the success and development of colleagues and co-workers, and the wider societal impact in terms of policy and public awareness. The emphasis should be on their own personal contribution, especially if they have been involved in large research groups.
  3. Recognition of research impact:
    Awards, prizes and citations that the nominee has received in recognition of the impact of their research, and appreciation amongst their peers and the wider community.
  4. Publications:
    The five most impactful publications that demonstrate the major advances represented by the nominee’s research and a measure of their productivity through publication history.
  5. Contribution to advancing SCAR activities:
    How the nominee has contributed to the SCAR mission and objectives through their involvement internally within SCAR groups, initiatives and committees, or externally by their influence in the wider community.

 

Online Nomination Form for the SCAR Medal for Excellence in Antarctic Research

Online Nomination Form for the SCAR Medal for International Coordination