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The Science and Practice of Ecology & Society Award

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The Science and Practice of Ecology & Society Award is an annual award given to the individual or organization that is the most effective in bringing transdisciplinary science of the interactions of ecology and society into practice. Examples of possible winners include a high school teacher who develops a special curriculum, a mayor with initiatives and actions for her/his town based on scientific concepts, a journalist who brings scientific insights to a broader audience, or a NGO group who facilitates local knowledge production in rural communities.
See to read the articles about past winners.

The purpose of this award is to recognize the importance of practitioners who translate the scientific findings and insights of the scholarly community to practical applications. We want to identify innovative practitioners so that their story can be an example for others.

The Award
The award consists of 1000 Euro and an article in Ecology and Society devoted to this person or organization. This article will be written by those who send in the nomination.

Who can be nominated?
A person or organization that has succeeded in translating transdisciplinary science theory into practice.

Who nominates?
Any academic scholar or group of academic scholars can nominate a person or organization. An accompanying letter will argue why this person or organization is an exemplary example of the interface of practice and science in the domain of ecology and society.

Where to submit nominations?
The deadline for nominations is July 1, 2009. Nomination letters can be sent, preferably electronically, to Dr. Marco Janssen, Email: Marco.Janssen@ School of Human Evolution and Social Change, Arizona State University, Box 872402, Tempe, AZ 85287-2402.

For more information, please contact Marco Janssen or Michelle Lee.

Michelle Lee
Managing Editor
Ecology and Society

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