Chapters - Asia Pacific - Awards
Call for Nominations
TERMIS-AP announces the call for nominations for the 2021 TERMIS-AP Awards Program. There will be no normal TERMIS-AP Chapter conference in the year of the World Congress. The awards will be presented to the recipients at a TERMIS-AP Local Conference in December 2021.
The deadline for the submission of nominations for the 2021 TERMIS-AP Awards Program is Thursday, August 26th, 2021.
TERMIS-AP Awards Committee Members
- Guoping Chen (Chair)
- Jin Ho Lee
- Yasuhiko Tabata
- Jen Ming Yang
- Shengmin Zhang
The following awards and recognitions will be selected and given at a TERMIS-AP Local Conference in December 2021:
- Excellence Achievement Award
- Outstanding Scientist Award
- Young Investigator Award
Please refer to the criteria of each award. Nomination packages of each award should be submitted to the TERMIS Executive Administrator:
TERMIS-AP Awards Committee
c/o Sarah Wilburn
The Call is made by the TERMIS-AP Awards Committee through TERMIS HQ. The members of the TERMIS-AP Awards Committee should declare any conflict of interest and not participate in the selection process of any interested nominees.
The TERMIS-AP Awards Committee will arrange for the review of all the nomination packages. For each category of award, there should be at least 3 independent reviewers. The reviewers will have to declare any “Conflict of Interest” before the review. The TERMIS-AP Awards Committee shall discuss the recommendations from the reviewers and select the respective winners. The TERMIS-AP Awards Committee then presents the selected winners to the TERMIS AP Council for approval.
The TERMIS-AP Awards Committee will prepare the certificates and plaques of each award. The Chair of the TERMIS AP Chapter and Awards Committee shall present the certificates and plaques to all the recipients of each award.
Each nomination package submitted for consideration must include the following information:
- Curriculum Vitae
- A two-page summary of achievements
- A full list of publications and patents
- Three (3) representative publications
- One (1) letter of recommendation
- Confirmation of attendance to accept the award at a TERMIS-AP Local Conference in December 2021
Excellence Achievement Award
The Excellence Achievement Award has been established to recognize a researcher in the Asia-Pacific region who has made continuous and landmark contributions to the tissue engineering and regenerative medicine field. The award will be acknowledged to an individual, whose work has immense impact, including sustained remarkable contribution to the literatures and the establishment of the TERM field. This award is aimed to provide recognition to the researchers with outstanding contributions and professional excellence achieved in TERM arena, such as scientists, clinicians, educators and/or contributors to TERMIS activities. The nominee must be a TERMIS-AP member, has worked most of his/her career in the TERMIS-AP geographical area and should be nominated by a member of TERMIS-AP.
Outstanding Scientist Award
The Outstanding Scientist Award has been established to recognize a mid-career researcher in the Asia-Pacific region who has made significant contributions to the TERM field. The nominated person must have obtained his/her terminal degree 10 years or greater prior to the deadline of the Call. The nominee should be actively involved in the TERM field with well-recognized achievements within the community. To be considered for this award, the person must be a TERMIS-AP member and may apply for the award or be nominated by a TERMIS-AP member.
Young Investigator Award
The Young Investigator Award has been established to recognize a young researcher in the Asia-Pacific region who has made significant and consistent achievements in the TERM field, showing a clear evidence of his/her potential to excel. The person will be selected based on the nominee’s significant achievements and publications focused within a specific research area. The person must have obtained his/her terminal degree less than 10 years prior to the deadline of the Call. To be considered for this award, the person must be a TERMIS-AP member and may apply for the award or be nominated by a TERMIS-AP member.