IFCS Awards

IFCS Awards & Medals

The IFCS Awards & Medals flyer is available at this link. Download here the IFCS Awards & Medals guidelines. 

Deadline. Deadline for nomination is April 30th, 2015. The Award Committee does not guarantee that nominations received thereafter would be considered. Nominations must be submitted to Salvatore Ingrassia (chair) by email at s.ingrassia@unict.it.

 

 

IFCS Research Medal for outstanding research achievements (age>35)

The International Medal for Outstanding Contributions in Classification, is an award  to recognize the exceptional achievements of an individual scientist who has made fundamental contributions to the advancement of Classification, Clustering and related topics over a number of years, with at least 10 year from studies. The award is open to individuals whose research, teaching, service and advocacy has had international impact and significantly benefited Classification, Clustering and other topics of interest of IFCS. Fellows of the societies affiliated to IFCS are invited to submit and/or sustain nominations.

 

Award: $1000, plus medal. 

Download here the nomination form. The CV template can be download at this link.


Chikio Hayashi Award for Young Researchers (age 30 -35)  

This award is given biannually to two young researchers working in the area of Classification, Clustering and related topics. All candidates must be aged 30 - 35 years at the time of the conference and must be authors of a paper to be presented at the IFCS Conference. Two awards are proposed.

 

Award: $1000 each award, plus plaque.

Applicability: No award will be granted if there are fewer than 3 applicants, and only one award will be granted if there are 3-5 applicants.  

Download here the nomination form. The CV template can be download at this link.


 

Student/Postdoctoral Fellow  Paper Competition and Travel Award (age 22 – 29) 

This award is given biannually to three graduate students working in the area of Classification, Clustering and related topics who submit, as first author, papers to this competition. The paper is meant to be largely the work of the student. The paper should involve original methodological research, or a novel application, or a software to be included on the website of IFCS, related to some aspect of Classification, Clustering and related topics.

Three awards are proposed. The three winners are invited to present their papers at a special junior research session of the IFCS and invited to submit their paper to ADAC or JOC for possible publication. The IFCS will offer a grant towards their attendance expenses, conference fees and the local/university hotel.

 

Award: $200  travel reimbursement for winners in the same continent of the IFCS conference  and $600 otherwise, plus certificate.

Applicability: No award will be granted if there are fewer than 3 applicants. With 3-5 applicants there will be one award, with 6-8 applicants there will be 2 awards.

Download here the application form. The CV template can be download at this link.

 

 

Student Poster Session Competition Award on innovative research including applications 

This award is given biannually to three graduate students working in the area of Classification, Clustering and related topics who submit a poster to the IFCS Conference. The poster is meant to be largely the work of the student. The poster should involve innovative research, or a novel application, or a software to be included on the website of IFCS, related to some aspect of Classification, Clustering and related topics. Three posters will be awarded.

For each winner IFCS will offer a prize plus  conference fees. The competition is open to applicants who are students in the fall of the year prior to the competition.

 

Award: $200 each award for travel, plus certificate.

Applicability: No award will be granted if there are fewer than 3 applicants. With 3-5 applicants there will be one award, with 6-8 applicants there will be 2 awards.

Download here the application form. The CV template can be download at this link.



IFCS Conference 2015 Bologna - Conference of the International Federation of Classification Societies