The latest updates from the CFES and our member associations and related societies:
IUGS Call for Medal and Panel Nominations (deadline: July 31, 2019): The IUGS EC seeks nominations for its three awards - the Emile Argand Medal, the James H. Harrison Medal, and the Early Career Medal. Furthermore, the IUGS encourages volunteers to serve on the ad-hoc panels of external experts to review and evaluate nominees for the Emile Argand and Early Career medals. Please help us to recognize outstanding geoscientists and those who have given exceptional service to the IUGS. Full information on these awards and the nomination process are posted on the IUGS homepage.
IGCP Call for Proposals (deadline: October 15, 2019): The IGCP financially supports about 30 projects per year at levels of $5,000-10,000 USD/year (for 5 years) to be used exclusively for meetings or workshops. .Projects must focus on high-quality science, be of international importance and societal relevance, show interdisciplinary cooperation, and constitute international participation, including scientists from developing countries.Women and early career scientists are especially encouraged to apply.
The CFES is seeking nominations for an outstanding young geoscientist to represent Canada as a youth delegate at the International Geological Congress in India in 2020. The Canadian nominee will receive full support (travel, registration and local hospitality) under the Youth Geohost Program. Nominations must be submitted to Ollie Bonham, CFES President-elect at email@example.com by June 30, 2019. Please see the letter from the Delhi IGC Organizing Committee to the National Research Council for full details, including eligibility criteria.
The 2019 CFES Mentorship Medal has been awarded to Dr. Georgia Pe-Piper in recognition of her in recognition of her unwavering and selfless dedication to mentoring and her focus on creating research opportunities for undergraduate students. Read more here.
The CFES Council Meeting and AGM take place on April 12 and 13. Representatives from out member organizations and Board members will attend the meetings hosted at the University of Ottawa.
The President's report can be viewed here.
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