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ESA meeting 2020 – AES Meeting Registration Award

The ESA Asian Ecology Section offers six registration grants for student members presenting talk or poster at the 2020 ESA Annual meeting. The award is designed to assist student members with covering their registration costs. The winners of the award will each receive $60 (the registration fee for ESA student members). The application deadline is June 30, 2020.

Eligibility requirements:

  1. A student is defined as an undergraduate or graduate student enrolled in a higher educational institution.  
  2. The student must be an Asian Ecology Section member at the time of the application.
  3. The student must present an oral or poster presentation at the 2020 ESA annual meeting.

How to apply: visit www.esa.org/saltlake/registration/travel-support/

 


ESA meeting 2020 – AES Early Career & Outstanding Student Award

The ESA Asian Ecology Section plans to offer one Early Career Award and one Outstanding Student Award in 2020. These awards are designed to recognize the research excellence of early career AES members and graduate student members.  The winner of each award will receive $250. The application deadline is May 31, 2020; the award recipients will be notified by June 15, 2020.

Both awards will be given for an outstanding ecological research paper published in 2019 or 2020.

Early Career Award eligibility requirements:

  1. The applicant must be in the early stage of his/her career, that is, having completed a Ph.D. with the last five years at the time of application.
  2. The applicant must be an Asian Ecology Section member at the time of the application.
  3. The paper must have been published in 2019 or 2020 to be eligible for this year’s award.
  4. The applicant must be the first author of the paper.
  5. Past winners may not reapply for the same award in subsequent years. 

Outstanding Student Award eligibility requirements:

  1. The applicant must be a student, defined as an undergraduate or graduate student enrolled in a higher educational institution.
  2. The applicant must be an Asian Ecology Section member at the time of the application.
  3. The paper must have been published in 2019 or 2020 to be eligible for this year’s award.
  4. The applicant must be the first author of the paper.
  5. Past winners may not reapply for the same award in subsequent years.

 

To Apply:

Please send Lin Jiang and Shaopeng Wang the following information by May 31, 2020: 

A single PDF document containing the following:

  1. The paper;
  2. A one-paragraph (no more than 200 words) statement highlighting the significance of the paper;
  3. One-page Curriculum Vitae, which should include the date of degree for early career applicants.

 

Update: ESA 2020 meeting – AES research award winners

2020 AES Early Career Award:

Mingzhen Lu (Lu, M., and L. O. Hedin. 2019. Global plant–symbiont organization and emergence of biogeochemical cycles resolved by evolution-based trait modelling. Nature ecology & evolution 3:239–250.)

2020 AES Outstanding Student Award:

Xu Lian (Lian, X., S. Piao, L. Z. X. Li, Y. Li, C. Huntingford, P. Ciais, A. Cescatti, I. A. Janssens, J. Peñuelas, and W. Buermann. 2020. Summer soil drying exacerbated by earlier spring greening of northern vegetation. Science Advances 6:eaax0255.)

Chuliang Song (Song, C., R. P. Rohr, D. Vasseur, and S. Saavedra. 2020. Disentangling the effects of external perturbations on coexistence and priority effects. Journal of Ecology 00:1-13)