OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Individual and Group Awards

NOMINATIONS FOR THE OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS

WILL BE ACCEPTED ANYTIME

The Outstanding Achievement Awards recognize sustained contributions of significant publications, exceptional service to the fishery profession, outstanding teaching or training programs, important discoveries or inventions and significant contributions to the advancement of fishery science. The awards are AIFRB's highest recognition for achievement for individuals and groups.  One nominee will be selected for both individual and group awards each year; all nominees remain in consideration for three years.

 

Nomination Instructions

Nominations may be submitted for the individual or group award.  The nomination should include a letter fully describing how the nominee meets the criteria for the award and may include additional supporting materials, such as letters of support, notable publications, press coverage, etc. Nomination letters should include the name and contact information of the nominee, as well as the nominator.  Submissions in MSWord or as pdf documents are required. 

 

Submit nominations to:

Chair: Dick Beamish

Email: Richard.Beamish@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Subject: AIFRB Outstanding Achievement Award Nomination

Qualifications

  • Preference will be given to nominees who:

    • have made substantial contributions to North American fisheries science

    • have not previously received the award

Review Criteria

A committee comprised of previous Outstanding Achievement Award recipients reviews all submitted nominees.  Review criteria include the following:

  • Significant publications

  • Exceptional service to the profession

  • Outstanding teaching or training of students

  • Important discoveries or inventions

  • Significant contribution to the advancement of fishery science

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