INSA Medal for Young Scientists-2022: Nominations by 15th December 2021
Indian National Science Academy (INSA), Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, New Delhi-110 002 has called for Nominations INSA Medal for Young Scientists-2022.
The Academy has instituted INSA Medal for Young Scientists with the aim of recognizing young scientists of extraordinary promise and creativity who have made notable research contributions in Science and Technology. The research carried out in India independently by the nominees will be taken into consideration for the award.
The areas that will be considered include Mathematical Sciences; Physics; Chemistry; Earth & Environmental Sciences; Engineering & Technology; General Biology; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Biomolecular, Structural Biology and Drug Discovery; Health Sciences: Basic and Clinical Medical Sciences; Agricultural Sciences.
The number of awards to be made in any year will be 40.
Eligibility: Any citizen of India who has not attained the age of 40 years on December 31, of the year preceding the year of award, shall be eligible for the award. Those born on or after January 1, 1982 are eligible for the award for 2022.
Nomination Procedure: Scientists may be nominated by Fellows of the Indian National Science Academy, previous recipients of INSA Medal for Young Scientists, Fellows of national academies, faculty members of universities and institutes and scientists at research institutes and national laboratories.
The procedure for nominations and the address to which nominations are to be sent, documents to be given etc, are given in the detailed Notification in this regard, given at the ‘News’ link of https://insaindia.res.in/
Last Date for receipt of nominations at INSA is December 15, 2021.
Selection: Those recommended by the Sectional Committees will be invited to present their research work for consideration of the Committee which will meet in May. The candidates thus called for the presentation are entitled for II AC return rail fare and local conveyance as applicable.
Award: Each awardee will be presented a Medal, a certificate, and honorarium of Rs. 1,00,000/-. The presentation of Medals to selected awardees will be made during the Anniversary General Meeting of the Academy in December.
For details, visit www.insaindia.res.in.