KASAHARA EARLY CAREER AWARD
NOMINATIONS FOR THE 2025 KASAHARA EARLY CAREER AWARD
WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL DECEMBER 31, 2024
The Kasahara Early Career Award was established in 2006 to honor the memory of Dr. Hiroshi Kasahara and the lasting contributions made by Dr. Hiroshi and Mrs. Toshiko Kasahara to fisheries science and the work of AIFRB. The Kasahara Award is intended to recognize the Institute’s most promising young associates and members early in their research careers.
Nominations for the award may be submitted as a self-nomination or from a 3rd-party AIFRB member in good standing, including academic advisors, supervisors, colleagues, etc. The nomination should minimally include the nominee's name and contact information, and may include additional supporting materials, such as a letter of support detailing the qualifications of the nominee.
All nominees will be contacted by the Kasahara Award Committee Chair and requested to submit a current resume or CV, including a list of publications, and a one-page summary of how the award would be used to promote the nominee’s research. Submissions in MSWord or as pdf documents are required.
Submit nominations to:
Chair: Steve Cadrin
Subject: AIFRB Kasahara Award Nomination
Preference will be given to nominees who:
develop innovative approaches to fisheries science
promote connections between basic and applied research
integrate science and policy for sustainable management of fishery resources
demonstrate active involvement or leadership in research and science organizations
A committee comprised of five individuals was appointed by AIFRB's President to review all submitted nominees. Review criteria include the following:
Accomplished researcher in fisheries science, with competence in conservation and proper utilization of fishery resources
Demonstrated potential for leadership in scientific frontiers
Received a PhD in the last seven years (exceptional scientists who do not have a PhD should have received their BS within the last 15 years)
Professional Associate or Member of AIFRB in good standing
Nominated by a Professional Associate, Member or Fellow of AIFRB
Kasahara Award Committee Members:
Steve Cadrin, Chair, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth School for Marine Science and Technology
Mary Fabrizio, Virginia Institute of Marine Science
Lisa Kerr, Gulf of Maine Research Institute