Nominations for the 2021 Awards and Special Lecture

Nominations are now open for the 2021 Awards and Special Lecture. Several changes have recently been made to the nomination requirements and eligibility for each award. Details on how to make a nomination for each award are available by clicking on the appropriate orange button below.

H.C. Urey Award

The H.C. Urey Award recognizes scientists who have made outstanding contributions advancing geochemistry over a career. The award is based on scientific excellence as well as the broader impacts candidates have made in their careers to date.

Nomination deadline is 15 November.

Science Innovation Award

The Science Innovation Award recognizes scientists within 30 years from the start of PhD (for the 2021 award, candidates should have started their PhD in 1990 at the earliest) who have recently made a particularly important and innovative breakthrough in geochemistry. The subject area of this award differs every year, following a five-year cycle. In 2021, this award will honour T. Ringwood for his work in petrology and mineral physics.

Nomination deadline is 15 November.

F.G. Houtermans Award

The F.G. Houtermans Award recognizes scientists within 12 years from the start of PhD (for the 2021 award, candidates should have started their PhD in 2008 at the earliest) for a single exceptional contribution to geochemistry, published as a single paper or a series of paper on a single topic.

Nomination deadline is 15 November.

Geochemistry Fellowship

The Geochemistry Fellowship honors outstanding scientists who have made major contributions to the field of geochemistry.

Nomination deadline is 31 October.

R. Berner Lecture

The R. Berner Lecture recognizes a mid-career scientist who has shown exceptional ability to define globally important biogeochemical processes, developed new understanding(s), and significantly advanced the corresponding area of research. For the 2021 R. Berner Lecture, candidates should have received his/her PhD between 2000 and 2011.

Nomination deadline is 31 October.

Please send any questions to awards@eag.eu.com.