Call for candidates VLIZ North Sea Award 2016
Added on 2016-09-08
Annually, the Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ) awards the North Sea Award to a researcher or a research group to encourage their innovative fundamental or applied research dedicated to the studying the structure or functioning of our world's oceans. Applications are welcome until 30 November 2016.
Laureates of the VLIZ North Sea Award 2015: Filip Meysman and his team of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. Photo: VLIZ - Reynaert Stefanie.
The VLIZ North Sea award wants to reward a recent and original marine scientific work, that is preferably relevant to the sustainable management of our oceans. Studies that treat the biodiversity of the local ecosystem are also welcome.
Marine researchers (or a research group) have to be affiliated to a Belgian research institution and the contribution has to be of postgraduate or postdoctoral level. The prize amounts to 1000 euros and is indivisible.
The North Sea Award 2016 will be presented on the 17th VLIZ Marine Science Day which will take place on Friday 3 March 2017. Mark this date in your agenda and make sure to be there!
Application can be submitted at the Flanders Marine Institute up to 30 November 2016. More information on the selection procedure and the criteria for participation are stated in the regulations (in English) and on the VLIZ-website. To fill in the application form you can find here (in English).