Nominations for 2021 TÜBA Academy Prizes, launched in 2015 in appreciation and encouragement of eminent scientists, are now open and will be continued to June 4, 2021.

TÜBA Academy Prizes are annually awarded to the nominated scientists in one of the following categories of sciences namely;

1) Basic and Engineering Sciences,
2) Health and Life Sciences and
3) Social Sciences and Humanities.

One prize is awarded in each category and every year one of the prizes is awarded to scientists related with Turkey or Turkish issues, meaning those who work in Turkey and/or study Turkey. Academy Prize in Social Sciences and Humanities is designated as the Turkish connection prize for this year.

TÜBA Academy Prizes are given to those scientists with original, leading and path-breaking works in their fields. The nominees are evaluated by a Prize Committee in each category. The Committees, composed of TÜBA members and renowned scientists, examine the works of the candidates via a rigorous process involving peer-review and identify the possible prize laureates. The laureates are announced by the Academy Council of TÜBA. The Academy Prizes, comprising an Academy Medal and prize money of about 30.000 USD for each, are awarded in a special ceremony. The Prize Ceremony is held under the auspices of the President of the Republic of Turkey.

Nominations are made by TÜBA members, academies and inter-academy organizations with which TÜBA is in cooperation and other science institutions and scientists invited as nominators.

Members of TÜBA and those who take part in the evaluation process of the prizes cannot be nominated. And also the nominees shouldn’t have received any another science award from public institutions and organizations in Turkey for last three years.

For more information click the following link:
TÜBA Academy Prizes

Academy Prizes Programme: Nihal TAMGÜÇ (#179)