The Call for Nominations for the 2018 WDS Data Stewardship Award is now open until 21 May 2018. This annual prize celebrates the exceptional contributions of early career researchers to the improvement of scientific data stewardship through their (1) engagement with the community, (2) academic achievements, and (3) innovations.
The winner will be presented with their Award and a prize in plenary at SciDataCon 2018 (part of International Data Week, 5–8 November in Gaborone, Botswana)—alongside the 2017 Award winner, Linhuan Wu—with their attendance covered by the ICSU World Data System.
If you know of an early career researcher who deserves to have their accomplishments recognized and highlighted to the international community then please be sure to complete the below form (see notes) and send it to the WDS International Programme Office by 21 May 2018. We also encourage you to disseminate this information far-and-wide.