The Environment Award is presented annually to scientists and academics at the University of Konstanz who carry out successful research projects on the topic of environment with a special focus on habitation, living, and society. Ideally, their work interlinks all three of these thematic areas.
The call for tender is open to all university researchers, especially early career researchers, from all departments. Researchers from the humanities and social sciences are expressly invited to apply.
The award includes prize money in the amount of EUR 7,500. The award can be shared.
Please submit your applications with cover letter, curriculum vitae and abstract of the work electronically (bundled in a PDF document) or by post under the keyword "2019 Environment Award" to the managing director of the foundation, Julia Wandt, University of Konstanz, by 31 May 2019. Additionally, two expert evaluations (for doctoral or postdoctoral theses) or two letters of assessment (for other research work) are required, which must be submitted directly to the managing director by the assessors no later than 31 May 2019.
The award ceremony will take place in Stuttgart on 31 July 2019.