Nominations invited from innovative works for the prestigious biennial Prince Sultan Bin Abdulaziz International Prize for Water
Nominations are now open for the 5th Prince Sultan Bin Abdulaziz International Prize for Water (PSIPW). The prize is aimed at recognizing the efforts of scientists, inventors and research organizations around the world in water related fields.
PSIPW acknowledges exceptional and innovative work which contributes to the sustainable availability of potable water and the alleviation of the escalating global problem of water scarcity. In this context, PSIPW awards a suite of five bi-annual prizes, covering the entire water research landscape.
Fields of Prizes
- Creativity Prize – given to an innovator or pioneer for scientific work that can rightly be considered a breakthrough in any water-related field. The
- Specialized Prizes
-> Surface Water Prize – Surface Water Prize – covering every aspect of the study and development of surface water resources.
-> Groundwater Prize – covering every aspect of the study and development of groundwater resources.
-> Alternative Water Resources Prize – covering desalination, wastewater treatment, and other nontraditional sources of water.
-> Water Management & Protection Prize – covering the use, management, and protection of water resources.
Prize Money and Eligibility
Creativity Prize worth US$ 266,000 is by nomination only. Universities, university departments, research institutes, companies, and agencies can nominate individuals and teams of researchers for this Prize.
Specialized Prizes, each worth US$ 133,000 are given to researchers, research teams, and organizations who may nominate themselves for these Prizes.
Last date for submission of applications is January 31, 2012.
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|Subject(s)||AGRICULTURE , ANALYSIS AND TESTS , CHARACTERISTICAL PARAMETERS OF WATERS AND SLUDGES , DRINKING WATER , DRINKING WATER AND SANITATION : COMMON PROCESSES OF PURIFICATION AND TREATMENT , ENERGY , FINANCE-ECONOMY , HEALTH - HYGIENE - PATHOGENIC MICROORGANISM , HYDRAULICS - HYDROLOGY , INDUSTRY , INFORMATION - COMPUTER SCIENCES , INFRASTRUCTURES , MEASUREMENTS AND INSTRUMENTATION , METHTODOLOGY - STATISTICS - DECISION AID , NATURAL MEDIUM , POLICY-WATER POLICY AND WATER MANAGEMENT , PREVENTION AND NUISANCES POLLUTION , RIGHT , RISKS AND CLIMATOLOGY , SANITATION -STRICT PURIFICATION PROCESSES , SLUDGES , TOOL TERMS , TOURISM - SPORT - HOBBIES , WATER DEMAND , WATER QUALITY|