NASI Scopus Young Scientists Awards 2018
NASI-Scopus Young Scientist Awards 2018
The Scopus Young Scientist Awards, first launched by Elsevier in 2006, is part of an Elsevier’s global initiative to support early career researchers in their quest to advance the frontiers of science across a broad range of disciplines. In 2009, India officially adopted the program within its scientific community through Elsevier's collaboration with The National Academy of Sciences, India (NASI).
The program honours outstanding young researchers in India who are building their careers in academic research, helping them gain recognition for their work. As of 2018, 106 winners have been announced.
The NASI – Scopus Young Scientist of the year receives:
- A citation & a plaque
- Cash prize of INR 75,000
Elsevier and the National Academy of Sciences, India thank the Hon’ble Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu for gracing our event and awarding honors to the Winners of the 2018 NASI-Scopus Young Scientist Awards.
His encouragement to the Indian Science fraternity, motivating them to achieve significant advances in Science & Technology was truly inspirational.
The 12th NASI SCOPUS YOUNG SCIENTIST AWARDS CEREMONY | 21 NOVEMBER | VIGYAN BHAWAN, NEW DELHI
Winners for 5 Multi-Disciplinary Award Categories
WOMEN IN SCIENCE
To recognize India’s most promising women researchers who have demonstrated excellence in scientific field. Female applicants only.
AGRICULTURE, PLANT SCIENCES AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT
To recognize India’s most promising researchers who are working in the field of AGRICULTURE and are committed to developing sustainable models that help in increasing food security and improving the quality of life of people living in rural areas.
ENVIRONMENTALLY SOUND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
To recognise India’s most promising researchers who are working in the field of EARTH, OCEANOGRAPHIC, ENVIRONMENTAL and ECOLOGICAL STUDIES, SOCIAL SCIENCES and ECOSYSTEM and are contributing to protecting our planet and conserving its natural resources.
BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH AND HEALTHCARE
To recognize India’s most promising researchers who are working in the field of MEDICINE AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES and are making groundbreaking contributions toward improving health and wellbeing of citizens.
INNOVATION IN ENGINEERING AND PHYSICAL SCIENCES
To recognize India’s most promising researchers who are working in the field of ENGINEERING, MATHEMATICS, PHYSICS, CHEMISTRY and are harnessing it to drive disruptive and sustainable growth, with a potential for high industrial and/or societal impact.
Highlights of the 12th NASI-Scopus Young Scientist Awards 2018
The Honorable Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu, presided over the 12th NASI-Scopus Young Scientist Awards 2018 at a gala ceremony held at Vigyan Bhawan in the nation’s capital. The Awards recognize young early career researchers from the scientific community who have contributed towards bolstering key flagship national programs through their body of research work such as the “Make in India”, “Digital India”, “Healthy India” and “Clean India” initiatives.
About 800 applications were submitted for the 2018 NASI-Scopus Young Scientist Awards from researchers of premier academic institutions across India. Elsevier provided quantitative analyses from Scopus, the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature, and applications were judged by a panel of 19 subject experts from India's academic community. The awards were given to winners in 5 multi disciplinary subject categories.
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