The Ebbe Nielsen Prize was established by the GBIF Governing Board to honour the memory of Dr Ebbe Schmidt Nielsen, who was an inspirational leader in the fields of biosystematics and biodiveristy informatics.
The prize is awarded annually to a promising researcher, usually in the early stages of his/her career, who is combining biosystematics and biodiversity informatics research in an exciting and novel way.
The nominations are submitted by GBIF Participants to the GBIF Science Committe which decides upon the recipient. The prize is awarded each year at the GBIF Governing Board meeting. The prize consists of 30,000 Euro to be used by the recipient to furhter his/her research.
For further details, please download the full call for nominations.