CALL for SGA Awards 2017 nominations

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The SGA has established three prizes that are awarded at their biennial meetings !
At the upcoming SGA Biennial meeting in Quebec, Canada, 2017, the Society for Geology Applied to Mineral Deposits will recognise the achievements of three scientists for geological research applied to mineral deposits and outstanding service to the Society.

The SGA-Young Scientist Award, which recognises scientists at the beginning of their careers (40 years and younger) in recognition of her/his early contributions to the study of ore deposits and related fields. The award consists of a citation, price money of 1500€ and travel to Quebec City 2017. Further information and nomination forms can be downloaded from the SGA website.

The SGA-Newmont Gold Medal recognises the career of the awardee involving « unusually original work in the mineral deposit sector, which shall be broadly interpreted to encompass major contributions to (1) the science through research and (2) the development of mineral resources through mine geology, exploration and discovery. » The award consists of a citation, a 999.99 fine gold medal, and travel to Quebec City 2017. Further information and nomination forms can be downloaded from the SGA website.

The SGA-KGHM Kroll Medal is based on in memory of Gerardus L. Krol (1912-1984) who played a key role in the foundation and development of the Society and recognizes outstanding service to SGA. Further information and nomination forms can be downloaded from the SGA website.

For all awards, letters of support from three SGA members are required. All nomination forms and letters should be sent to the SGA Executive Secretary with a copy to the Chairman of the Awards Committee, whose addresses can be found on the nomination form. All nominations and letters of support (either digital or hard copy) must be received by 31 March 2017.

The Awards Committee greatly appreciates any assistance that members of Council can provide.

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