Due Date: July 31, 2019

Applications for the TWAS-Abdool Karim Reward in Biological Sciences 2019 are open. This reward, called after TWAS Fellow Quarraisha Abdool Karim, brings a money award kindly offered by Teacher Abdool Karim. It is created to honour ladies researchers in Low Earnings African nations for their accomplishments in Biological Sciences.

TWAS has actually long acknowledged that rewards and awards offer a reward for researchers to do their finest work, while winning international acknowledgment. Today, honours granted by TWAS and its partners are amongst the most distinguished provided for research study in the establishing world. They vary from the TWAS-Lenovo Science Reward, which commemorates the absolute best research study in the South, to rewards granted to early-career researchers currently making outstanding contributions to their field.


  • The reward of USD $5,000 is granted to the chosen candidate.


  • Qualified candidates are female researchers nationwide of a Low Earnings African nation who have actually been living and working there for a minimum of 2 years instantly prior to their election (i.e. from May 15, 2017 to May 15, 2019);-LRB- **************).
  • Fellows of TWAS are not qualified.


An election is thought about total just if consists of all of the following information/material:

  • Nominator contact information;-LRB- **************).
  • Candidate contact information (self elections are not accepted) and basic info on the candidate, consisting of the nation where she has actually been working and living in the previous 2 years;-LRB- **************).
  • Permission from the candidate (i.e. the prospect) to process her individual information for the functions of her election, in conformity to Art. 13 of the Italian Legal Decree 196/2003 This permission can just be sent through the online platform. The personal privacy permission kind is readily available for download in the area ‘candidate’s individual information’. The kind needs to be completed and signed by the prospect and after that submitted onto the online platform;-LRB- **************).
  • Recommended citation (15-20 words highlighting the candidate’s clinical accomplishments in Biological Sciences);-LRB- **************).
  • Supporting declaration relating to the candidate’s contribution in Biological Sciences. Supporting declarations ought to describe in information the work carried out by the prospect and its significance in the appropriate clinical context. Clear referral must be made to the clinical effect of the candidate’s work. Unclear supporting declarations will not be thought about and will adversely impact the examination;-LRB- **************).
  • Clear and comprehensive account of whenever invested abroad by the candidate in the previous 2 years;-LRB- **************).
  • PhD: info on discipline, year and granting organization;-LRB- **************).
  • Quick info on subscription in academies and societies;-LRB- **************).
  • Quick info on awards and honours got;-LRB- **************).
  • List of 10 most considerable publications noted in a globally appropriate format;-LRB- **************).
  • The candidate’s short CV and her total list of publications are likewise to be submitted, independently, onto the online platform.
  • The candidate’s h-index in Google Scholar and the associated variety of citations.

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For additional information, see TWAS ─ Abdool Karim Reward

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