Nominations for the 2013 prize are now OPEN. Nominations for 2013 will close May 23rd, 2013.
(Please contact Dr Renuka Badhe, at email@example.com in case there are any problems with submitting your nomination, or if there are any doubts or queries regarding the process of nomination)
The nominees should be less than 55 years on the closing date of nomination. Only under exceptional circumstances (e.g., maternity or paternity leave), will nominees over 55 years be considered – please contact rb302 (at) cam.ac.uk if you feel this is the case.
Nominations should be made on-line via the prize website. Detailed Guidance Notes and a Nomination Form are provided in the online nomination section. The nominees will be judged on the basis on the information supplied in the nomination. The Category Descriptions document is a useful tool for anyone preparing a nomination as it has information on the criteria used by the Selection Committee when assessing nominations and selecting a winner. The nominator is strongly encouraged to follow the given format as it facilitates consideration of the nomination by the committee.
Nominations from South America, Asia, Russia, etc., are specially encouraged.
Self nominations will not be considered.
A full nomination will include:
Part I. Online Cover Page
Nominator Name and Contact Information
Nominee Name and Contact Information
Part II. Nomination Form to be uploaded, containing:
(a) A 2 page resume or CV
(b) A 2 page summary of important publications
(c) A 1 page summary of Outreach and Communication activities.
Part III. Letter of Nomination
Nominator’s Letter, including an overview of the nominee's activities and approach for comminucation of and leadership within Antarctic Science and/or Policy.
Part IV: Other documents:
Please upload all other documents separately:
- Up to 3 Letters in Support of the Nomination (more than one Letter of Support per nomination is encouraged)
- Any further detailed information the nominator wishes to submit
Only complete nomination packages will be considered. Nominators will not be notified of incomplete submissions and nominations will not be accepted after the nomination deadline.
Nomination packages for highly competitive candidates not selected for the Martha Muse Prize in a given year will be held for three years for possible consideration in subsequent years. If a nomination is carried forward, the selection committee will ask the nominator to submit a new cover letter and curriculum vita and to update the nomination package with recent developments in the nominee’s career.
Please DO NOT use any accented alphabets (for example á, ñ, ç, ü, etc) in the online part of the application (Nominee and Nominator name and contact details). The underlying database software does not accept any of these accented alphabets, and some information can be missed or misread.