Dear ISH members,
- The President of the Society is calling for nominations for the ISH Distinguished Research Medal and ISH Service Award (see details below). Nominations should be forwarded to the Secretary of the Society (n.dale-skey [at] nhm.ac.uk) by 30 March 2021, and will be submitted to a Selection Committee appointed by the President. The names of the recipients of the two ISH awards will be announced during an award ceremony at the end of the ISH 2nd Virtual Symposium
- The Society’s second Virtual Symposium will be taking place on 6 May 2021 – with sessions taking place in several time zones; more information will be made available soon. Volunteers to help host/moderate the sessions and/or judge the students competition should contact the Secretary of the Society (n.dale-skey [at] nhm.ac.uk).
Secretary, International Society of Hymenopterists
International Society of Hymenopterists Distinguished Research Medal
- The medal is awarded to recognize outstanding research on Hymenoptera.
- There is no restriction on candidates, beyond having made significant and distinguished research contributions to the study of Hymenoptera.
- Candidates must be proposed by at least three Members in good standing (i.e. who have paid their 2021 fees).
- The nomination should include the name, curriculum vitae (including qualifications, career, distinctions and publications), and a statement of approximately 500 words explaining why the candidate merits the award.
International Society of Hymenopterists Service Award
- The Award is to recognize service to the Society above and beyond what is considered a normal contribution by a Member to Society activities.
- Any Member in Good Standing or previous Member of the Society is eligible for the award, including current members of the Executive Committee.
- Candidates may be proposed by one or more Members in good standing (i.e. who have paid their 2021 fees).
- The nomination should include the name of the nominee and a statement of approximately 300 words explaining why the candidate merits the award.