MARS - Otto Kinne – lecture award for young scientists at EMBS
With pleasure we announce the MARS - Otto Kinne - Lecture that each year will be given at the European Marine Biology Symposium (EMBS).
Professor Otto Kinne is the founder of EMBS that took place at Helgoland for the first time, its marine station being a nucleus for the establishment of the current MARS network at the same time. The award is meant to further the spirit of departure and innovation stemming from this important European scientific starting area.
The Marine Research Stations Network (MARS) is sponsoring this lecture with an award of 1500 Euro to the winner of the contest.
Criteria and conditions for the contest are:
- crisp and clear explanation of the content of the lecture on maximally 2 A-4 pages
- the title and contents should relate to the current topics of the EMBS (see EMBS website) and MARS (see below)
- age of the lecturer maximally 40 years
- the lecturer should preferably be working at a MARS member institute
- a letter of recommendation should accompany the application (the recommendation should include statements on the experience of the lecturer and that the lecturer is good in oral presentations)
- the winning abstract will be published in the MARS Newsletter.
Applications can be sent to the Executive Secretary of MARS Prof. Dr. Herman Hummel, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
The focal research topics in the MARS Network are currently:
- Biodiversity, including taxonomy
- Marine genomics and molecular biology
- Marine model organisms and natural products
- Climate change problems
- Sustainable ecosystems and human factors
- Marine stations as observatories