March 19, 2018 MembershipSociety

Call for Nominations to the ISME/IWA Bio Cluster Awards 2018

ISME/IWA Bio Cluster Award Call for nominations now open

The prestigious ISME/IWA Bio Cluster Award 2018 recognises the importance of interdisciplinary research at the interface of microbial ecology and water/wastewater treatment, and rewards interdisciplinary research of unusual merit in this field.

This award is presented biennially, and the call for nominations for 2018 are now open.

All IWA and/or ISME members are entitled to nominate candidates. Candidates can be senior leaders in the field but can also be young rising stars. Nominated candidates must be members of either IWA or ISME (or both). Nominations will be reviewed by world-leading experts in the field. Nominator should not have any affiliation to the organisation of the nominated candidate

For nomination please fill out the nomination form and provide two support letters by scientists affiliated neither with your institution nor with the institution of the nominated candidate. In addition an extended CV of the candidate together with a complete publication list must be submitted. Please be aware that self-nominations are not accepted.

The Award will be presented in front of an audience of water leaders from around the world at the upcoming IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition 2018, 16-21 September, 2018, in Tokyo.

Deadline for submission: 20 April 2018

Review and evaluation committee

The review and evaluation committee is composed of leading experts from IWA and ISME: Tom Curtis (Newcastle University, UK), Glen Daigger (University of Michigan, USA), Kirsten Küsel (Friedrich Schiller University, Germany), Colin Murrell (University of East Anglia, UK), Per H. Nielsen (Aalborg University, Denmark) and Michael Wagner (University of Vienna, Austria).


Please visit the Bio Cluster Award on the IWA website to download the nomination form.

Please send all nominations to Dr. Hong Li at before midnight on 20th April, 2018.


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