The Young Researchers Award (YRA) in an annual award aimed at graduate students in a masters or doctoral programme at universities in countries participating in the Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) network.
The main objective of the award is to foster innovative research and discovery in biodiversity informatics. The award has been put in place to stimulate use of GBIF enabled data by graduate students developing new research in biodiversity informatics and also to serve as an outreach mechanism to universities.
Please notice that all nominations for the award cannot be sent directly to GBIF, All nominations are to be sent to the GBIF Secretariat by the national Heads of Delegation. Se call for nomination for more information.
For further details, please download the full call for proposals.