SETAC Founders Award

Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC)

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Grant amount: Unspecified amount

Anticipated deadline: Feb 17, 2021

Applicant type: Faculty Working Professional

Funding uses: Research

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: Anywhere in the world

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The Founders Award is the highest SETAC award and is given to an individual with an outstanding career in the environmental sciences. The individual will have made clearly identifiable contributions to the development of the science, consistent with the goals of SETAC, which are:

  • Promote research, education, communication, and training in the environmental sciences
  • Promote application of interdisciplinary environmental sciences in managing environmental stressors
  • Participate in scientific interpretation and communication of exposure to and effects of environmental stressors, ecological risk assessment and management, and solutions for global environmental problems
  • Provide forums for communication and interactions among professionals on a multi-sector, interdisciplinary, and multinational basis on environmental issues
  • Develop principles and practices for sustainable environments, considering appropriate ecological, economic, and social aspects

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  • Individuals with an acknowledged career in any aspect of the environmental sciences, such as research, technical or regulatory contributions, and who have contributed to the development of our understanding of the influence of human activity on the environment, are eligible for the Founders Award.