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Geoethics Medal 2022: few days more to submit nominations

Nominations for the Geoethics Medal 2022 can be still submitted (deadline 30 September 2022).

We remind you that the Geoethics Medal is assigned annually. The first edition of the Geoethics Medal (2018) was launched on 18 October 2017.


The Geoethics Medal rewards scientists/scholars who have distinguished themselves in applying/favouring/assuring ethical approaches in the geoscience research and practice.


For the IAPG Geoethics Medal 2022 nominations should be submitted by 30 September 2022, by providing the following material about the candidate:

  • A CV (about 1 page) and a list of up to 10 selected publications that show the focus on ethical/social/cultural implications in the geoscience work.

  • A concise statement of achievements for merits in the geoethical field (no more than 250 words).

  • A brief encomium of the candidate and his/her work (no more than 600 words).

Proposals have to be submitted through an email to:, with the subject “Nomination for the IAPG Geoethics Medal 2022”.

Nominations will be evaluated by an international committee.

IAPG officers (Members of the Executive Council, Coordinators of National Sections, Corresponding Citizen Scientists, Members of Task Groups, Members of the Board of the Young Scientists Club) cannot be nominated for the Geoethics Medal.


  • 2021: Sandra Villacorta (Peru) and Iain Hay (Australia)

  • 2020: John Geissman (USA)

  • 2019: Linda Gundersen (USA)

  • 2018: Chris King (United Kingdom)


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