Melanie Colón Posted June 10, 2016 Share Posted June 10, 2016 We would like to draw your attention to the MCED award for ecologicalmodeling, which is now announced for the sixth time.Young modelers can apply, who finished their bachelor, masters, or PhDdegree within the last 3 years. New since 2015: The prize is dividedinto two categories:1) For PhD and Postdocs. The 'main' prize is endowed with *500 EUR*(currently about 550$), the following prizes will be MCED textbooks.2) For bachelor and Master students. The best nominee in this categorywill win *250 EUR* (currently about 275$), the following prizes will beMCED textbooks.The intention of the award is to foster the development and applicationof modern ecological modeling methods that can help to expand theunderstanding of complex ecological dynamics. With this focus, the MCEDaward follows the eponymous textbook for ecological modeling which hasbeen published by Springer Publishing House and which provides acurriculum for ecological modeling for students, either for a universitycourse or for self-learning.The MCED editors together with Springer Publishing House invite youngecologists who:- analyze ecological phenomena using ecological modeling approaches inan innovative way.- apply new modeling methods and techniques and thereby contribute toapplied or theoretical ecology- use modeling frameworks to bridge the gap between basic science andapplication enhance the understanding of complex ecological processesand dynamicsAs application, please mail-in the form which is available onwww.mced-ecology.org under the section award. A committee, formed by theeditors, the president of the GfÖ (Ecological Society of Germany,Austria and Switzerland) and representatives of the GfÖ Young ModelersGroup will decide on the submitted proposals by mid of August. The awardceremony will be held during the next GfÖ-Conference in Marburg,Germany. Detailed information on how to apply and what conditions mustbe fulfilled can be accessed underhttp://www.mced-ecology.org/?page_id=941 .Please note, that applications must be mailed in by August 1st 2015 atthe latest to firstname.lastname@example.org,Hauke Reuter, Fred Jopp and Broder Breckling--PD Dr. Hauke ReuterDept. Theoretical Ecology and ModellingLeibniz Center for Tropical Marine Ecology (ZMT)Fahrenheitstrasse 6, 28359 Bremen, GermanyTel: XX49 421-23800-58, Fax: -30http://www.zmt-bremen.de/en/Hauke_Reuter.html--------------------------------------------------------------------------Leibniz-Zentrum für Marine Tropenökologie (ZMT) GmbHFahrenheitstraße 6, 28359 Bremen, Deutschland www.leibniz-zmt.deTel +49 (0)421 238 00-0, Fax +49 (0)421 238 00-30Sitz der Gesellschaft: Bremen, Registergericht: Amtsgericht BremenHandelsreg. Nr. HRB 25746 HB, St-Nr 71/607/12036, USt-IdNr DE 266278207Vorsitzender des Aufsichtsrates: Dr. Walter DörhageGeschäftsführerin: Prof. Dr. Hildegard Westphal Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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