Science & Technology Award Asia
Nominations must relate to PhD research with implication on human nutrition. Preferred topics include studies on micronutrients, carotenoids and Omega-3 PUFA. Nominees will be judged based on both the connection to the theme and the quality of the scientific research.
Are you a PhD supervisor and would you like to nominate a student? Further details on eligibility, selection, judging, presentation and the nomination itself can be found in the ‘Call for Nominations’ and you can require more information via Ms. Yao Yinqiu and full details of the nomination procedure will be sent to you.
In 2016 we granted the award to Dr. Hongbo Yi for his Ph.D. research on “Effects and Mechanisms of Antimicrobial Peptide CWA (Cathelicidin-WA) on Intestinal Inflammation and Intestinal Barrier Functions in Weaned Piglets”, which he conducted under the supervision of Prof. Yizhen Wang.
Nominations are open to current PhD students and those who have recently obtained their PhD at a university in China.
Defense of the thesis should fall in the period between 1 July 2016 and 30 June 2017.
The nominated work must be focused on innovative research – fundamental or applied – in the Human Nutrition science field.
Candidates must be nominated by their PhD supervisors (one nominee per supervisor). Nominations need to be accompanied by the following supporting documents (2 sets of hardcopies and 1 electronic PDF copy):
- A summary of the candidate’s work (max. 5 pages in both English and Chinese).
- A list of all accepted PhD related publications, including DOI (Digital Object Identifier).
- Copies of the key publications (max. 3) in full length.
- The candidate’s complete curriculum vitae, including (expected) date of PhD defense.
- A personal letter of recommendation from the PhD supervisor.
Nomination packages must be compiled into a single PDF document and submitted, together with supporting documents (2 sets of hardcopies and 1 electronic copy), to Ms. Yao Yinqiu, who can also be contacted for more information regarding the award.
Tel: +86 (0)10 83554781-826
Address: Chinese Nutrition Society, Room 1601, Unit 5, Building A, Fenghua Garden, No.6 Guangnei Avenue, Xicheng District, Beijing, China
- Closing date for submissions: 10 April 2017.
- Preselection of 4 finalists: before 1 May 2017
- Symposium presentation by finalists: 22 May 2017.
- Award presentation: 23 May 2017.
The grand prize winner will receive a cash prize of RMB 25,000 and each of the 3 finalists will receive a cash prize of RMB 10,000 (tax-included).
Pre-selection and Judging procedure
From the total number of nominations received, four candidates will be selected to present their research during the DSM satellite symposium that will take place on 22 May 2017 at the 13th CNS National Conference in Beijing.
These four candidates will be invited to present their research results in a short lecture during a special DSM – CNS Symposium to be held at 22 May in Beijing. A judging committee comprising members from the DSM and CNS community will select the winner at the Plenary session of the 13th CNS National Conference.
It is compulsory that all finalists attend the above-mentioned congress and seminar to present their research, in person.
The award will be presented during the plenary session of the 13th CNS National Conference on 23 May 2017.