EuroGOOS Kostas Nittis Medal was established in memory of EuroGOOS Secretary General and strategic leader Dr. Kostas Nittis (1964-2014). The Kostas Nittis Medal is accompanied by a grant awarded to an early career marine scientist within the operational oceanography and broader ocean observing field.
The Kostas Nittis Medal and the grant amounting to € 3,000 aim to support the participation of early career marine scientists in relevant conferences and events. The awardee is thus given a chance to present their research work at relevant events, building a professional network, gaining real life experience and reaching out to potential research and technological partners and/or future employers.
The call is open to marine students younger than 35 years old on the day of the nomination deadline. Candidate must be a student at a Master of Science or PhD level carrying out research or innovation projects in the broad domain of climate change, marine safety, ecosystem and ocean health, or operational oceanography (ocean observations, ocean data, numerical modelling, operational ocean services, etc). Nominations should come from a EuroGOOS member organization.
Deadline for nominations: 30 August 2019
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