The European Science Foundation (ESF) invites nominations for the European Latsis Prize 2011. The Prize, of a value of 100 000 Swiss Francs, is presented each year by the Latsis Foundation at the ESF Annual Assembly to a scientist or research group in recognition of outstanding and innovative contributions in a selected field of research. The research field for the 2011 Prize.
The criteria used in the selection procedure will be scientific excellence, the enhancement of knowledge, societal impact and contribution to the understanding and solution of European problems. Nominations may be received for individual scholars or for research groups, but no self nominations will be accepted. All nomination forms should include the detailed nomination statement (maximum 2 pages) setting out clear reasons for the submission, Curriculum Vitae and full list of publications of the nominee. Please also ensure all contact details are complete (names and full addresses of nominator and nominee, as well as telephone numbers and email addresses).The nominations will be evaluated by a high-level committee of experts in the field.