Terms of Reference for Participation 2013
- The aim of the Premi Ramon Margalef in Ecology is to recognise
an exceptional scientific career or discovery in the field of
ecological science that has contributed to significant progress
in scientific knowledge or thought, or to the development of
theoretical instruments for the good management of natural
resources on land or in the sea.
- The Prize may be awarded either to individuals or to legal persons
or groups from all over the world that, through their scientific
career and teaching, have made significant contributions to the
development of the ecological sciences.
- Candidatures must be submitted by representatives of university
institutions, superior schools, research centres or academies
that are either devoted to science or have science divisions and other institutions of similar purpose, by persons who have been awarded the Prize in previous years or by persons who have been members of the Prize Jury. Exceptionally, candidatures submitted by persons with an acknowledged prestige in the field of ecology will also be admitted.
The candidatures must be submitted before 17 May 2013 in
a letter or statement of well-reasoned justification signed and
dated by the presenter, accompanied by a curriculum vitae of
the candidate. The candidatures should be sent to the Technical
Secretariat of the Premi Ramon Margalef, Department of the
Presidency of the Generalitat of Catalonia. Its content may be
sent beforehand by e-mail to the Prize Secretariat at email@example.com.
Once submitted, applications must be considered in two more editions (three in total), unless the bidder explicitly states that its proposal will not be considered again.
- The successful candidate will receive a prize of eighty thousand
euros (e80,000) and a unique and simbolic trophy dedicated to
the memory of Ramon Margalef.
- The Prize is awarded annually.
- The Jury, assisted by the non-voting Technical Secretary, will
decide the winning candidature by majority. The Jury's decision
shall be final.
- The winner will be announced by the Board of Management, and
the prize will be awarded at an academic ceremony in Barcelona.