Call for nominations for the Fram Centre research- and outreach prizes for 2019

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We would like to invite members of the Fram Center to send in nominations for the 2019 Fram Centre research- and outreach prizes

The nominations and the relevant documentation (see criteria in the full article) should be sent by e-mail before 15:00 on 20 November 2019 to Kathryn Donnelly  kd@framsenteret.no and Eldbjørg S Heimstad  esh@nilu.no

The winners of the Fram Centre research- and outreach prizes for 2019 will be announced  in December 2019.

Who can receive a Fram Centre prize?

All researchers and communicators of research who work at the Fram Centre and its member institutions, as well as other national and international co-workers. The research field/outreach field must relate to the scientific programmes of the Fram Centre flagships.

The nomination

All employees and students at the Fram Centre and its member institutions, as well as national and international co-workers can nominate candidates for the Fram Centre prizes. A candidate can be nominated to both prizes the same year, but not the following year. A prize can be given to several candidates.

Criteria for the nomination

Nominations must be well founded and the committee should not need to acquire substantial additional information to evaluate the candidates. Criteria for the nomination:

  1. Who is nominated
  2. Who is nominating
  3. Abstract of the foundation for the nomination (max. ½ A4 page)
  4. Documentation

The documentation must support the nomination, max. 10 pages. It can also contain copies/examples of publications, reports, publication lists, newspaper articles, statements from co-workers, users and institutions, references etc. Also, the committee can evaluate sound/video files, but only upon guided access to these.

The committee will assess reuse of good nominations to e.g. the Norwegian Research Council prizes.

Criteria for the Fram Centre prizes

The receiver(s) of a Fram Centre prize has in a profound way added knowledge and contributed to the research and outreach in the Fram Centre, strengthened these and contributed to reach the goals of the Fram Centre.

For the Fram Centre prizes the criteria are as follows:

Research prize:

  • The research must be related to the scientific programmes of the flagship(s)
  • Quality and production of national and international publications and reports
  • Degree of international cooperation
  • Ability and will to conduct interdisciplinary research
  • Ability and will to seek external funding
  • Degree of cooperation scills
  • The Fram Centre wishes to honor young excellent researchers and will e.g. prioritize scientific productivity before total scientific production in the assessment of candidates

Outreach prize:

  • Outreach activity
  • Ability to communicate research in a way that makes it understandable
  • Outreach in different fora (for education, information, management, politics and media)
  • Ability and will to creativity and use of new communication platforms
  • Research communication during a research project
  • Response from the audience
  • Reach new audiences

 

Nominations

We would like to invite members of the Fram Center to send in nominations for the 2018 Fram Centre research- and outreach prizes

The nominations and the relevant documentation (see criteria in the full article) should be sent by e-mail before 15:00 on 28th June 2018 to Kathryn Donnelly  kathryn.donnelly@framsenteret.no and Anita Evenset anita.evenset@akvaplan.niva.no

The winners of the Fram Centre research- and outreach prizes for 2018 will be announced during the Fram Centre Day 22 of August 2018.

Who can receive a Fram Centre prize?

All researchers and communicators of research who work at the Fram Centre and its member institutions, as well as other national and international co-workers. The research field/outreach field must relate to the scientific programmes of the Fram Centre flagships.

The nomination

All employees and students at the Fram Centre and its member institutions, as well as national and international co-workers can nominate candidates for the Fram Centre prizes. A candidate can be nominated to both prizes the same year, but not the following year. A prize can be given to several candidates.

Criteria for the nomination

Nominations must be well founded and the commitee should not need to aquire substantial additional information to evaluate the candidates. Criteria for the nomination:

  1. Who is nominated
  2. Who is nominating
  3. Abstract of the foundation for the nomination (max. ½ A4 page)
  4. Documentation

The documentation must support the nomination, max. 10 pages. It can also contain copies/examples of publications, reports, publication lists, newspaper articles, statements from co-workers, users and institutions, references etc. Also, the committee can evaluate sound/video files, but only upon guided access to these.

The committee will assess reuse of good nominations to e.g. the Norwegian Research Council prizes.

Criteria for the Fram Centre prizes

The receiver(s) of a Fram Centre prize has in a profound way added knowledge and contributed to the research and outreach in the Fram Centre, strengthened these and contributed to reach the goals of the Fram Centre.

For the Fram Centre prizes the criteria are as follows:

Research prize:

  • The research must be related to the scientific programmes of the flagship(s)
  • Quality and production of national and international publications and reports
  • Degree of international cooperation
  • Ability and will to conduct interdisciplinary research
  • Ability and will to seek external funding
  • Degree of cooperation scills
  • The Fram Centre wishes to honor young excellent researchers and will e.g. prioritize scientific productivity before total scientific production in the assessment of candidates

Outreach prize:

  • Outreach activity
  • Ability to communicate research in a way that makes it understandable
  • Outreach in different fora (for education, information, management, politics and media)
  • Ability and will to creativity and use of new communication platforms
  • Research communication during a research project
  • Response from the audience
  • Reach new audiences

Fram prizes 2018.pdf