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2017 TUBA Academy Prizes



2017 TUBA Academy Prizes


Professor Dr. Ahmet Cevat ACAR, President, Turkish Academy of Sciences pleased to let you know that nominations for 2017 TUBA Academy Prizes, launched in 2015 in appreciation and encouragement of eminent scientists, are now open. TUBA Academy Prizes are annually awarded to the nominated scientists in one of the following categories of sciences namely


1) Basic and Engineering   sciences, 2) Health and Life sciences and 3) Social Sciences and Humanities. One prize is awarded in each category and every year one of the prizes is awarded to scientists with Turkish connection, meaning those who work in Turkey and/or   study Turkey. Academy Prize in Basic and Engineering sciences is designated as the Turkish connection prize for this year.


TUBA Academy Prizes are given to those scientists  with ORIGINAL, LEADING and PATH- BREAKING works in their fields. Nominations are made by TUBA members, academies and inter- academy organizations with which TUBA is in cooperation and other science institutions and scientists invited as nominators. Members of TUBA and those who take part in the evaluation process of the prizes cannot be nominated.


The nominees are evaluated by a Prize Committee in each category. The Committees, composed of TUBA members and renowned scientists, examine the works of the candidates via a rigorous process involving peer-review and identify the possible prize laureates. The laureates are announced by the Academy Council of TUBA. The Academy Prizes, comprising an Academy Medal and prize money of about 30.000 USD for each, are awarded in a special ceremony. For further information, please see the following the link


Nominations for 2017 Academy Prizes are open till 29 May 2017 and the laureates will be announced by the end of October. The Prize Ceremony will be held under the auspices of the President of the Republic of Turkey.


We would like to invite your academy to nominate an outstanding scientist with original, leading and path-breaking works for each category of TUBA Academy Prizes. Please provide us with a full CV of the nominee and a statement of reason for nomination. You may send your nominations to