The Prix de Quervain 2024 will be awarded for work on topics relating to the two polar regions. Eligible to participate are young researchers with a master's or doctoral degree from the last 24 months or their master's, dissertation or postdoctoral work at a research institution in Switzerland. The evaluation will assess the scientific significance, creativity/originality, implementation in science and practice, and presentation, taking into account the different levels and academic ages of the applicants. The prize money of CHF 5,000 will be awarded in total or divided up, depending on the quality of the work submitted. 

With the Prix de Quervain, the Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences, with their Commissions for Polar and High Altitude Research (SCPH) and the High Altitude Research Station Jungfraujoch (SKHFJ), support young researchers in the fields of polar and high altitude research, alternating annually.

Submission deadline: 30 April 2024

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