Detall de la convocatòria


Objectiu de la convocatòria
The Benjamin Franklin Medals recognizes individuals whose work has had a significant impact on certain fields of science and engineering.
Característiques principals
The Benjamin Franklin Medals are given annually in the following seven disciplines of science:
  • Chemistry
  • Computer and Cognitive Science
  • Earth and Environmental Science
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Life Science
  • Civil and Mechanical Engineering
  • Physics
    Interdisciplinary awards will also be considered.
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    Informació addicional
    Selection Process:
  • Nominations will be accepted from any individual, organization, or institution.
  • Self-nominations are permitted.
  • Nominations will be forwarded to the appropriate discipline within the Committee on Science and the Arts of the Franklin Institute. The Committee carefully selects candidates in a thorough case investigation process, which may take up to two years. Scientists and engineers who lead their fields, expand knowledge, challenge standards, and serve humanity are recognized.
  • Nominations must be submitted in English. Reference letters are considered confidential. Names and addresses of references should be suggested by the nominator.
  • There is no deadline for submissions. Nominations will be acknowledged promptly, but the case method review process typically requires two years to complete.
  • Nominations may be submitted by mail or email.
  • Requisits
  • This is an international competition for individuals whose work has a significant impact on the aforementioned fields of science and is not restricted by theme or topic.
  • Candidates for the award must be living persons, and the winner is expected to participate in the Awards Ceremony and other Awards Week events in Philadelphia.
  • The subject of the candidate's research must be an invention, discovery, technological development, or a body of work reflecting extraordinary insight, skill, or creativity.
  • The work must have scientific value and/or proven utility. It must have provided significant direction for future research, solved an important problem, or provided great benefit to the public.
  • There must be sufficient submitted documentation to support further investigation.
  • Documentació
    Nominations must be submitted in English and must include the following:
  • Name, Occupational Address, Phone, Fax, and Email of nominee
  • Name, Occupational Address, Phone, Fax, and Email of nominator
  • Curriculum Vitae and Bibliography of significant publications of nominee
  • A Narrative Statement describing the nominee's qualifications for the Award.
  • A Proposed Citation 50 words or fewer
  • Names and Addresses of at least 5 references for nominee.
  • Arxius

    Benjamin Franklin Medals - Nominations _ The Franklin Institute.pdf