During each ISHS-ISS2021 Symposium two Young Mind Awards for junior scientists will be given:
- one award for the best oral presentation given by a junior scientist who is in the same time the presenter and first author of the submitted abstract
- one award for the best poster presented by a junior scientist who is first author of the work
A special committee, set up by the Symposium Conveners and an ISHS Representative, will be responsible for selecting the awardees.
Junior scientists to be eligible for this award must be the lead and presenting author of the submission and should be enrolled in a university or college. He/she can be undergraduate, graduate or postgraduate (limited to 6 months after finishing the program of study), and with an age limit of 35.
How to participate?
Students, junior scientists interested in participating in the ISHS Young Minds Award should indicate this when submitting their abstract in ROSA (https://www.ishs.org/faq/rosa) by ticking the appropriate box which is available in the abstract entry page.
By indicating his/her interest in the ISHS Young Mind Award the junior scientist confirms to meet the criteria mentioned in the ISHS Young Mind Awards webpage for participation and agrees to accept the terms and conditions (https://www.ishs.org/young-minds-award)
Students, junior scientists must be registered and participating (in person or online) to the symposium. The winners will receive an ISHS Young Minds Award certificate and a one-year complimentary membership of the ISHS, and will be invited to write a summary on their research for publication in Chronica Horticulturae (https://www.ishs.org/chronica-horticulturae).
IN MEMORY OF PASQUALE ROSATI, CHAD FINN AND ROLF NESTBY AWARDS
Three young researchers will be selected for an award in Memory of Pasquale Rosati, Chad Finn and Rolf Nestby.
To be eligible for this award, young researchers (age limit 40) must be the leading and presenting author of the submission and should be enrolled in an university or college. They must be registered and participating (in person or online) to the symposium. The winners will receive a prize of 1000 euro.
To participate, you must confirm to meet the criteria for both types of awards by contacting the ISS2021 organizers at ISS2021@aimgroup.eu.
A special committee, set up by the Symposium Conveners and an ISHS Representative, will be responsible for selecting the awardees during the symposium. The awards will be announced at the closing ceremony.