Philip Ward wins the EGU Plinius Medal prize

This medal was established by the Natural Hazards Division to recognise interdisciplinary research in natural hazards by active scientists.

10/18/2018 | 4:22 PM

It is awarded to outstanding active scientists who meet the following criteria: outstanding research achievements in fields related with natural hazards, important interdisciplinary activity in two or more fields related with this topic, and research that has been applied in the mitigation of risks from natural hazards.

Yesterday the EGU (European Geosciences Union) has named the 45 recipients of next year’s Union Medals and Awards, Division Medals, and Division Outstanding Early Career Scientists Awards. These individuals, from both European and non-European countries, are honoured for their important contributions to the Earth, planetary and space sciences. They will receive their prizes at the EGU 2019 General Assembly, which will take place in Vienna on 7–12 April 2019.