Prize "Quintino Sella for the History of Geosciences" in honor of Nicoletta Morello and Bruno Accordi

Regolamento

Approvato dal Consiglio direttivo della S.G.I. del 29 novembre 2019.

Article 1

The Società Geologica Italiana established the biennial Prize "Quintino Sella for the History of Geosciences" – in honor of Nicoletta Morello and Bruno Accordi. The Prize is intended to recognize and encourage the activity of the young researchers in the field of the History of Geosciences.
 

Article 2

Young researchers, under the age of 35 at the deadline for the submission of the works foreseen in the call, are admitted to the Prize, excluding tenured university professors.

Article 3

The Prize is conferred to the author of the best scientific paper in the field of the History of Geosciences, published on national or international reviews in the two years before the call.
 

Article 4

The Prize, sponsored by the Banca Sella, consists of € 2.000. The winner will receive the membership to the Società Geologica Italiana for the year following the prize assignment, or the renewal if already a member.

Article 5

The Prize is conferred by an Evaluation Panel composed of 5 members, all members of the Società Geologica Italiana except the member reported at the point e). The evaluation Panel is composed as follow:

a) the President of the Società Geologica Italiana, or his delegate;
b) the Responsible of the Section of the History of Geosciences of the Società Geologica Italiana;
c) a tenured Professor or Researcher (from University or Public Research Institute) in Geosciences, designated by the Consiglio Direttivo of the Società Geologica Italiana;
d) an expert in History of Science, designated by the Consiglio Direttivo of the Società Geologica Italiana, not participating to the Prize;
e) a member designated by the Fondazione Sella or Banca Sella.

Article 6

The announcement of the winner usually takes place during the National Congress of the Società Geologica Italiana.
 

Article 7

The competition notice is issued by the Società Geologica Italiana during the first Consiglio Direttivo of the year in which the Prize is conferred. The deadline for the submission is April 30th of the year of awarding the Prize. Already awarded scientific papers are not admitted.

Article 8

The Evaluation Panel is approved by a resolution of the Consiglio Direttivo in the first meeting of the year in which the Prize is conferred. The Evaluation Panel must draw up a report containing a judgment of the scientific papers submitted by the participants, with the motivated proposal for the awarding of the Prize.
The report is published among the documents of the Società Geologica Italiana.
The judgment of the Evaluation Panel is unappealable.

 

Article 9

The Prize is indivisible.

Article 10

If the Prize is not awarded, its amount will increase the special Fund of the Società Geologica Italiana named after Quintino Sella.

Article 11

The application form must be submitted by self-certification, in which the general details must be reported, as well as the candidate's personal and residence data according to the format available on the Società Geologica Italiana website, and must reach the Segreteria of the Società Geologica Italiana by April 30th of the year of awarding the Prize.
The following documents must be attached to the application: the pdf file of the scientific paper presented for the competition (already awarded papers are not admitted), the "curriculum vitae" and the list of any other publications of the candidate.