The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum (APEC), an organization of 21 Pacific-Rim countries, including the United States, has announced its 2015 competition for the ASPIRE Prize.
The ASPIRE Prize-which stands for the APEC Science Prize for Innovation, Research and Education-honors young scientists who have demonstrated a commitment to both excellence in scientific research, as evidenced by scholarly publication, and cooperation with scientists from other APEC-member economies. The theme of this year’s competition is “Disaster Risk Reduction: Understanding the Role of Climate Change and Variability.” Campuses are encouraged to participate.
Since each country submits a single nomination for the ASPIRE Prize, campuses interested in having a young scientist considered for the award should submit a nomination to the U.S. State Department by Friday, April 20, 2015. Nomination materials are available on the ASPIRE Prize website.This entry was posted in Funding Opportunities, Calls to nominate, Research by daley2. Bookmark the permalink.