09 July 2015

The Francesca Gherardi Memorial Prize for 2016

The Francesca Gherardi Memorial Prize of €5,000 is awarded annually by the Department of Biology at the University of Florence to a young researcher who demonstrates outstanding ability in the fields of crustacean behaviour and/or invasion biology. The prize money is donated by the Gherardi family in memory of their beloved relative. The professors of zoology of the Department of Biology of University of Florence serve as the award committee.

The winner gives a lecture on the subject of his/her research and receives the award at the annual memorial honouring Francesca Gherardi at the Department of Biology, University of Florence, in May 2016.

Application Guidelines

Applications for the 2016 prize for research in crustacean behaviour are open to researchers under the age of 40, of all nationalities, lacking permanent positions. The deadline for submissions is 30 November 2015.

The application should be written in English, and include a CV, three articles published in peer-reviewed journals, a letter attesting that the applicant holds no permanent research or teaching position, and a copy of his/her identity card.

Send submissions in electronic format to Prof. Felicita Scapini, felicita.scapini@unifi.it.

More information at http://www.bio.unifi.it/vp-118-francesca-gherardi-prize.html.

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