Best Publication Award


The SETAC Europe Best Publication Awards honour outstanding contributions to environmental sciences in the form of a publication in a peer reviewed scientific journal.

Since 2008, SETAC Europe are nominating three Best Publication Awards. SETAC Europe is calling for nominations for the 2009 Best Publication Awards for papers published in the year 2008: 

1) AstraZeneca Award for the best publication in Risk assessment, modelling and theoretical studies

2) RifCon Award for the best publication in Ecotoxicology, eco-epidemiology and biological/biochemical studies

3) Eurofins Award for the best publication in Chemical analysis and environmental monitoring

To apply for one of these awards, please submit the following documents to the SETAC Europe office (to Barbara Koelman) before 31 December 2008:

  • the manuscript as pdf-file;
  • a CV, including date of birth, past experience and list of publications;
  • a statement, signed by the supervisor, confirming that the candidate was the     leading author for submitted article and that he/she carried out the main parts of the reported research.

    Applicants must be young scientists below 35 years. The awards will be presented on 31 May 2009 at the SETAC Europe 19th Annual Meeting in Göteborg.


    The article must have been published or accepted for publication in a peer-reviewed journal in the calendar year prior to the meeting. The winner is invited to the SETAC Europe Annual Meeting,where he or she may present the work, either as a poster or as a platform presentation. Travel expenses will be (partly) funded by AstraZeneca. SETAC Europe will register the candidate free of charge.

At the SETAC website you find an overview of the past award winners.