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Jun 21, 2016 5:57 EST

NZMSS Student Awards: A key objective of the New Zealand Marine Sciences Society is to encourage and assist marine research in New Zealand.

iCrowdNewswire - Jun 21, 2016

NZMSS Student Awards

 

Summary

A key objective of the New Zealand Marine Sciences Society is to encourage and assist marine research in New Zealand. The Society recognises that nurturing marine science students and young scientists is a critical first step towards achieving this goal. The Society and Conference Organising Committee award a number of prizes for outstanding oral and poster presentations at the NZMSS annual conference. Each prize has its own eligibility criteria and may or may not be awarded at each conference.
 

Prize

Best NZMSS oral presentation

Amount Ranking Vote Type
$400 1 Judge
$350 2 Judge

Best NZMSS poster presentation

Amount Ranking Vote Type
$400 1 Judge

Innovators Award

Amount Ranking Vote Type
$350 1 Judge

Best student talk making the best use of quantitative methodology

Amount Ranking Vote Type
$400 1 Judge

Best student poster making the best use of quantitative methodology

Amount Ranking Vote Type
$400 1 Judge

Best Applied Environmental Science presentation

Amount Ranking Vote Type
$350 1 Judge

Poster award placing emphasis on originality and presentation

Amount Ranking Vote Type
$500 1 Judge

Technology Award

Amount Ranking Vote Type
$350 1 Judge

Marine Protected Areas Award

Amount Ranking Vote Type
$350 1 Judge

Hickman Prize for the best student paper in marine aquaculture research

Amount Ranking Vote Type
$350 1 Judge
 

Rules

Award Rules – these rules apply to the award of all NZMSS Student Prizes
 
1. The Presentation and Poster Prize awards shall be decided by NZMSS Council or its appointed Committee. If there are more than five suitable entries in either category, a second prize of such amount as decided by Council may be awarded in that category. A written citation will accompany each prize;
2. The prizes shall be awarded on the determination of a Prizes Committee appointed by the Council of the Association, representing both the Council and the Conference Organising Committee. The decision of the Prizes Committee shall be final;
3. The Prizes Committee, noting the dual objectives of recognising and encouraging student effort, may take the age and experience of students into account in reaching its decision;
4. In judging the oral presentation, the Prizes Committee shall consider clarity of expression, originality, the standard of the scientific contribution, and the presentation (including the ability to stay within the allotted time);
5. Oral presentation and posters may include review of expository materials, progress reports, or substantive research results;
6. In judging the posters, the Prizes Committee shall consider effective use of the poster medium to communicate information,…
Contact Information:

New Zealand Marine Sciences Society

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