[IRTalk] WDS Data Stewardship Award 2018: Call for Nominations Open!

Ina Smith Ina at assaf.org.za
Fri Mar 16 13:52:35 SAST 2018

Dear Colleagues,

The Call for Nominations for the 2018 World Data System (WDS) Data Stewardship Award is now open. This annual prize<http://www.icsu-wds.org/community/data-stewardship-award/wds-data-stewardship-award> celebrates the exceptional contributions of Early Career Researchers to the improvement of scientific data stewardship through their (1) engagement with the community, (2) academic achievements, and (3) innovations.

The winner will be presented with their Award and a prize in plenary at SciDataCon 2018<https://www.scidatacon.org/IDW2018/> (part of International Data Week<http://internationaldataweek.org/>, 5–8 November in Gaborone, Botswana)—alongside the 2017 Award winner, Linhuan Wu<http://www.icsu-wds.org/news/news-archive/linhuan-wu-wins-2017-wds-data-stewardship-award>—with their attendance covered by WDS.

If you know of an early career researcher who deserves to have their accomplishments recognized and highlighted to the international community, then please be sure to complete the nomination form (Word<https://goo.gl/kizXBA> and PDF<https://goo.gl/PWcSsi>)—see notes below—and send it to the WDS International Programme Office (ipo at icsu-wds.org<mailto:ipo at icsu-wds.org>) no later than 23:59 UTC on Monday, 21 May 2018.

We also encourage you to disseminate this information far-and-wide.

PDF nomination form: https://goo.gl/PWcSsi
MS Word nomination form:  https://goo.gl/kizXBA

Best wishes

1. Please adhere to the eligibility requirements when making nominations.
2. Previously nominated candidates may be re-nominated if they are still eligible.

SciDataCon 2018—part of International Data Week:
Now accepting submission for paper abstracts and poster !
Mustapha Mokrane, PhD. | Executive Director
World Data System-International Programme Office
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