ISWS AWARDS FOR THE BIENNIUM 2016 and 2017

Last date of receiving applications for Awards is 31 July, 2018


Announcement

The Indian Society of Weed Science has instituted various awards for recognizing significant contributions of senior, middle level and young scientists to promote weed science research. These awards are presented biennially at the time of Biennial Conference organised by the Society. Nominations from the eligible life members of the Society are invited for the following categories of awards for the biennium 2016 and 2017.


General guideline

1.The awards are open to all the Indian Scientists who have worked or working in India or abroad, in the field of Weed Science subject to fulfilment of eligibility criteria laid down for the respective award.
2. The awardee must be Life Member of the Indian Society of Weed Science. (If any non-member wishes to apply, he/she should become a member before submission of application for the award).
3. No member of the Executive Committee (EC) shall be a member of the Judging Committee.
4. No member from the Executive Committee (EC) will be considered for ISWS awards during his/her EC term.
5. Executive Committee of the Indian Society of Weed Science (ISWS) shall appoint a Judging Committee of 3-5 eminent scientists for evaluation of 80% marks out of 100 .
6. Only 20% marks will be evaluated by EC members
7. It may not be necessary to have a Separate Judging Committee for each ISWS Award. The EC may constitute one, two or more Judging Committees for recommending names for ISWS Awards.
8. The EC shall finalize and approve the names of ISWS awardees, whose decision shall be final and binding.
9. Evaluation for all the ISWS Awards shall be made based on score system developed for each award. The awards shall be given strictly on merit. However, minimum qualifying marks shall be 60 per cent in each case.
10. The award is given in the biennial conference of the Society.
11. Only soft copy application with all attachment is required to submit through email on iswsjbp@gmail.com
12. Last date of receipt of nominations is: 31 July, 2018 Nominations received after the due date will not be considered.


ISWS LIFE TIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD­ – 2016-17 (One in two years)

This award has been instituted to honour weed scientists who have made outstanding professional contributions at the national level as evident from patents/technologies developed, published work and/or promoting the discipline of weed science. One award will be given in two years.
Eligibility:-
1. The award is open to all the ISWS life members. The person must be life member of ISWS for at least 15 years at the time of nomination.
2. The person must have retired from the active service before 1st January of the year of the award. However, the person(s) retired long ago can also be considered.
3. The contributions of the awardees should have national/international impact.

ISWS Gold Medal – 2016-17 (One in each year) Offline Form (Word) Score-card

The ISWS Gold Medal is conferred in recognition of professional leadership, outstanding contributions and services to the Indian Society of Weed Science rendered by the life members of the Society. One Gold Medal will be given for each year.
Eligibility:
1. The award is open to all ISWS Fellows and ISWS Recognition Award holders only.
2. The candidate must be ISWS Fellow / ISWS Recognition Award holder for at least three years at the time of inviting nominations for the award. ( ISWS Fellow / ISWS Recognition awardee will be eligible, who have obtained the award before 31 December, 2014)
3. The contributions of the awardees should have national/international impact.

ISWS FELLOW – 2016-17 (Three in each year) Offline Form (Word) Score-card

The ISWS Fellow is conferred in recognition of professional leadership, outstanding contributions and services to the Indian Society of Weed Science rendered by the life members of the Society. Three ISWS Fellows will be given for each year.
Eligibility:
1. The award is open to all Indian Scientists, who have worked /working, in India/ Abroad, in the field of Weed Science.
2. The candidate(s) must be a Life Member of the ISWS for at least 10 years at the time of inviting nominations for the award. (Applicant should be a life member of the Society before 31 December, 2006)
3. The contributions of the awardees should have National /International impact.
4. The candidates should be of the rank of Associate Professor or above with at least 7 years experience or Asstt. Professor / Lecturer with not less than 15 years experience.

Young Scientist Award 2016-17 (One in each year) Offline Form (Word) Score-card

This award has been instituted to encourage/motivate young Indian scientists for high quality fundamental or applied research in the field of weed science. The award is open to all scientists in the field of weed science. One award will be given for each year.

Eligibility:
1. M.Sc. degree from any recognized University/Institute in India/abroad.
2. At least five years research experience in weed science as evident from the published work in reputed journals.
3. Age not more than 35 years as on 1st January of the year in which the applications are invited and he/she would have born after 31 December, 1981

Best Ph.D. Thesis Award – 2016-17 (One in each year) Offline Form (Word) Score-card

This award has been instituted to motivate high quality fundamental and applied research amongst Ph.D. scholars in India in the field of Weed Science. This is an annual award open to all Indian students in the field of Weed Science. Only those applicants will be considered for this Award whose final viva-voce examination is completed by 31st December of the year for which the award is applied. The award carries a citation and memento.

Research workers in the field of Weed Science interested to apply for this Award are required to send their applications through proper channel along with a copy of thesis submitted by them for their Ph.D. degree together with 1 copy of synopsis, highlighting the significance of research. The nomination should be accompanied by a certificate from the concerned Head of the Department that the research work of the candidate has been a significant factor in obtaining the data presented in the thesis leading to the conferment of Ph.D. degree in the field of weed science.

Application for the award together with supporting documents should be sent by Email in iswsjbp@gmail.com

ISWS BEST BOOK IN WEED SCIENCE AWARD – 2016-17 (One in two years) Offline Form (Word)

1. This award has been instituted for the books on weed science published in English or Hindi.
2. One award each for English and Hindi books will be given during the biennium.
3. The books can be authored / edited, and must contain at least 200 pages.
4. Two copies of the book should be submitted along with the prescribed proforma.
5. A Judging Committee with evaluate the books and prepare a list in order to merit based on the quality of printing, originality, applicability, publisher, and advancement in the field of weed science.
6. Recommendation of the judging Committee will be examined by the Executive Council, whose decision will be final and binding.
7. Application should be submitted through proper channel along with prescribed proforma. However, retired persons may submit directly.
8. The award will carry a certificate and memento.

ISWS Student Travel Award – 2016-17 Offline Form (Word)

1. Ph.D. students who have completed one year of study are eligible for this grant.
2. The students must be working on thesis problem related to weed science.
3. Five students will be selected based on the academic record performance so far and topic of research for participation the ISWS Conference.
4. Selected students will be provided 3rd AC Train fare at the Conference.
5. Students have already completed their Ph.D. degree will not be eligible for this grant.
6. Applications in the probed format should be submitted through the Email ID of the Chairman / advisor of the student.

ISWS Best Poster Presentation Award

Posters presented by scientists during the biennial conference organized by the Society are judged by a committee, and the first, second and third prizes carrying a citation and cash awards of Description: rs_original1,000, 750 and 500 respectively are awarded during the concluding session of the conference. Two such awards for posters presented by the PG students will also be given.