Call for nominations for the 2013 Ebbe Nielsen Prize now open!

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The Ebbe Nielsen Prize is an annual prize estab­lished by the GBIF Gov­ern­ing Board to honor the mem­ory of Ebbe Schmidt Nielsen, who was an inspi­ra­tional leader in the fields of biosys­tem­at­ics and bio­di­ver­sity infor­mat­ics and one of the dri­ving lead­ers pro­mot­ing the estab­lish­ment of GBIF. The prize is awarded annu­ally to a promis­ing researcher, usu­ally in the early stages of his/her career, who is com­bin­ing biosys­tem­at­ics and bio­di­ver­sity infor­mat­ics research in an excit­ing and novel way.
If you are inter­ested in apply­ing for this prize, please make note of the fol­low­ing conditions:

  • Con­tact the GBIF Aus­tralia Head of Del­e­ga­tion ( as soon as pos­si­ble to indi­cate your interest.
  • Appli­ca­tions may only be sub­mit­ted by the Head of Del­e­ga­tion on the applicant’s behalf.
  • A max­i­mum of two (2) appli­cants from each region are permitted.
  • The dead­line for nom­i­na­tions is the 15th Feb­ru­ary, 2013.

Please see this link ( for more infor­ma­tion on the Ebbe Nielsen Prize.