Deadline: 18 December 2016
Applications are open for 2017 Humanity in Science Award which is an international research prize established to recognize an innovative and altruistic scientific breakthrough (by an individual, team or company) that can have a positive impact on people’s health and wellbeing.
The Humanity in Science Award will be awarded for an innovative technology, process or product, and may relate to any field or discipline, including pharmaceutical development, forensics, food safety, diagnostics, biofuels, and so on.
- The Humanity in Science Award 2017 grand winner will be selected by the judging panel.
- The author(s) of the winning entry will receive a total of $25,000 in prize money.
- Their essay will be published in The Analytical Scientist in print and online.
- The winner(s) will receive a free, five-year subscription to The Analytical Scientist and The Analytical Scientist online. The grand prize winner will be presented at a location to be decided in 2017.
- The essays for two runners-up will be published in The Analytical Scientist in print and online.
- The runners-up will receive a free, five-year subscription to The Analytical Scientist and The Analytical Scientist online.
- Entries are invited from individuals, teams and collaborating groups from academia, NGOs, business and industry worldwide.
- The Humanity in Science Award is open to researchers worldwide.
- It may be awarded to an individual, group, team, company or other large group; and can recognize a technology, process or product.
- There are two ways to enter: you can nominate the work of yourself or your team with an essay; or nominate a peer’s work by submitting a letter of recommendation. The nomination should describe the how the work has impacted humanity.
- The work must have been performed during the previous three years.
How to Enter
Interested applicants can apply via given website.
There are two ways to enter:
- Applicant can nominate the work of someone else by writing a letter of recommendation that outlines why he/she believe the work is worthy of receiving the Award.
- Alternatively, applicant can nominate their own work – or more importantly that of their colleagues – by writing a 1000-word essay detailing the project and its humanitarian impact along with a letter of nomination from a respected and independent scientist.
For more information, please visit Humanity in Science Award 2017.