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EGU Award Ceremony (Credit: EGU/Foto Pfluegl)

Awards & medals Champion(s) for Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Award

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European Geosciences Union

Champion(s) for Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Award

The award, established in 2023, recognises the significant contributions by an individual or a team who have put into exemplary practice the principles of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI), resulting in a positive change in the experience of the geoscience community. The recipient(s) should be role models who have built respectful and inclusive workplaces for the geoscience community, and/or have implemented innovative actions that advance the diversity of the geoscience community.

The award recognises a scientist or a team that meets one or, preferably, both of the following criteria:

  • Achieving excellence in developing and implementing innovative initiatives or activities resulting in a positive change in the geoscience community.
  • Nominees must be individuals or teams engaged in any of the science disciplines represented by the EGU such as the Earth, planetary or space sciences . The creator(s) and/or practitioner(s) of the activity(ies) should be nominated. The nominee does not need to be an EGU member, although the nominee should have a connection to the EGU. The nominator must be an EGU member.

This award is not intended for professionals specifically employed in the fields of EDI. For more eligibility conditions and the nomination guidelines, please check the Proposal and selection of candidates page.

For information on how to nominate scientists for EGU awards and medals, please check our nominations page and the guidelines for proposal and selection of candidates.