Every three years the South African Network for Coastal and Oceanic Research (SANCOR) awards excellent performers in science in the marine and coastal environment.
Nominations are hereby invited for these prestigious awards in the following categories:
The Marine and Coastal Communicator Awards are made to individuals or groups of individuals in recognition of their outstanding contributions towards communication of information about the marine and coastal environment to the public via various media at various levels.
The Gilchrist Medal is awarded to distinguished marine scientists. The Medal serves as recognition of the recipients’ contributions to marine science, to further stimulate excellence in South African marine science, and to focus attention on South Africa’s marine and coastal environments.
The Derek Krige Medal is awarded in recognition of outstanding achievements in the field of technical support to marine science in South Africa. The award of this medal serves to emphasize the valuable contribution to marine science made by those who provide the technical and logistical support services that make research possible.
The SANCOR Young Researchers Award has been established to acknowledge a new generation of scientists and to encourage research excellence in science in the marine and coastal environment.
The awards are hosted under the auspices of SANCOR and will be presented at the banquet evening of the 17th Southern African Marine Science Symposium (SAMSS) which will be held in Durban during 6-9 July 2020.
We welcome your nominations by 2 March 2020.
To submit your nomination(s), please complete the relevant form and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org, with the subject heading “SANCOR 2020 Award Nomination”. Receipt of nominations will be acknowledged within 3 days. Please enquire if you have not received an acknowledgement.