33 No. 2
Crop Protection Chemistry Award—Call for Nominations
The IUPAC Division on Chemistry and the Environment is now accepting nominations for the second IUPAC International Award for Advances in Harmonized Approaches to Crop Protection Chemistry. The award recognizes individuals in government, intergovernmental organizations, industry, and academia who have exercised personal leadership for outstanding contributions to international harmonization for the regulation of crop protection chemistry.
Awardees receive a USD 3000 honorarium plus travel and per diem reimbursement to attend the award presentation ceremony. Corporate sponsorship for the award is provided by Dow AgroSciences.
Nominations for the 2012 award are due 1 December 2011, and should be sent to
Dr. John Unsworth, chair
IUPAC Subcommittee on Crop Protection Chemistry
Chelmsford, Essex CM1 7EA
Phone: +44 1245 440 056
Nominations must include the following:
- A nomination letter including the nominee’s birthplace, date of birth, citizenship, business address, and a description (200–1000 words) of the reasons why the nominee should receive this award, stressing major accomplishments toward international harmonization for the regulation of crop protection chemistry.
- A curriculum vitae that includes places and names of employment, professional affiliations, committee and working group assignments, and a listing of relevant regulatory guidance documents, reports, and/or publications.
- One or more letters of support.
The IUPAC International Award for Advances in Harmonized Approaches to Crop Protection Chemistry is presented on a biennial basis during even-numbered years in conjunction with an IUPAC-sponsored conference or special symposium. The first award was presented to Denis J. Hamilton, a retired chemist with a 45-year career at the Queensland Department of Primary Industries, Australia.
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