Biennial Prize 'Quintino Sella for the History of Geosciences' in honor of Nicoletta Morello and Bruno Accordi - Competition notice 2024


Società Geologica Italiana

In application of the provisions of the Art. 8 of the Statute of the "Prize":

Article 1
A competition is announced for the prize "Quintino Sella for the History of Geosciences" – in honor of Nicoletta Morello and Bruno Accordi for the biennium 2023-2024.

Article 2
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. The Prize is conferred to a researcher presenting a scientific paper in the field of the History of Geosciences (as author or co-author), published in the period 21/04/2022 – 16/04/2024, in Italian or English language according to the criteria defined in the Art. 3 of the Statute. The Prize is indivisible.

Article 3
The Competition is open to all those who, on the deadline for the submission of applications, meet the following requirements:
•    under the age of 35 at the deadline for the submission of the works foreseen in the call, are admitted to the Prize;
•    are not tenured university professors.

Article 4
The application and documentation required by the Statute must be sent by email to the following address: by May 31, 2024.

Article 5
The prize will be awarded by an Evaluation Panel in accordance with the Art. 5 of the Statute. The judgment of the Evaluation Panel is unappealable.

Article 6
The announcement of the winner and the awarding of the prize will take place during the General Assembly of the Members to be held in Bari at the headquarters of the 93rd National Geological Congress of SGI in September 2024.

Roma, 16 aprile 2024

Il Segretario Generale

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