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Environmental Education Award
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The NOACK LABORATORIEN Environmental Education award honors activities in the dissemination of knowledge on environmental sciences.

If you know a possible candidate with an outstanding record of interdisciplinary activities related to the distribution of knowledge on environmental sciences who has made substantial contributions to the education in this field, please consider submitting an award nomination. 


Requirements and Limitations

The candidate can be nominated by a nonmember or member of the society. Self-nominations are not possible. The nominee should be a SETAC Europe member.


Application Instructions

Submit the following materials to Rebecca Bundschuh no later than 31 January 2019.

  • A full curriculum vitae of the candidate, including an e-photograph and a publication list, 
  • Letter of recommendation highlighting the importance of the candidate's work,
  • At least one further recommendation letter from outside of the candidates organisation (more are welcome). 


Selection of Awardee

The  SETAC Europe Awards Committee will evaluate all nominations. The recipient will be announced at the SETAC Europe 29th Annual Meeting from 26–30 May 2019 in Helsinki, Finland. The selected candidate will receive:

  1. A free registration to the upcoming SETAC Europe annual meeting.
  2. Prize money made available by Noack Laboratorien
  3. An invitation to the Presidents Reception at the SETAC Europe annual meeting
  4. Certificate

For further information, contact Rebecca Bundschuh


Past Award Winners

  • 2019, Henner Hollert, RWTH Aachen, Germany
  • 2018, Marco Vighi, IMDEA Water Institute, Spain
  • 2017, Angel Borja, AZTI, Spain 

  • 2016, Volker Grimm, UFZ, Germany

  • 2015, Kees Van Gestel, VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands

  • 2014, Ronny Blust, University of Antwerp, Belgium

  • 2013, Amadeu Soares, University of Aveiro, Portugal

  • 2012, Marten Scheffer, Wageningen University, Netherlands

  • 2011, Yogeshkumar "Yogi” Naik, National University of Science & Technology, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe

  • 2010, Hans Toni Ratte, RWTH – University of Aachen, Germany

  • 2009, Lorraine Maltby, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom

  • 2008, Almut Beate Heinrich, Springer, Germany

  • 2007, Dr Kristin Schirmer, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ, Germany

  • 2006, Prof. Keith Solomon, University of Guelph, Canada

  • 2005, Peter Calow, I.M.V., København, Denmark

  • 2004, Dr. Joop Hermens, Institute of Risk Assessment, University of Utrecht, The Netherlands

  • 2003, Prof. Dr. John Sumpter, Brunel University, Uxbridge, United Kingdom

  • 2002, Prof. Dr. Valery S. Petrosyan, Lomonosov University, Moscow, Russia

  • 2001, Prof. Dr. René Schwarzenbach, EAWAG, Switzerland

  • 2000, Prof. Dr. Davide Calamari, Univ. of Insubria, Italy

  • 1999, Prof. Dr. Hans Teede, Univ. of Kiel, Germany

  • 1998, Prof. Dr. Nico M.Van Straalen, Univ. of Amsterdam, The Netherlands

  • 1997, Prof. Dr. Mats Olsson, Museum of Natural History, Sweden

  • 1996, Prof. Dr. Alexander J.B. Zehnder, EAWAG, Switzerland

  • 1995, Prof. Dr. Otto Hutzinger, Univ. of Bayreuth, Germany

  • 1994, Prof. Dr. W.H.O. Ernst, Univ. of Amsterdam, The Netherlands

  • 1993, Prof. P. Kowalik

  • 1992, Dr. F.H. Frimmel

  • 1991, Prof.Dr. J. Koeman, Wageningen university, The Netherlands