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The Call for Nominations for the 2018 World Data System (WDS) Data Stewardship Award is now open. This annual prize celebrates the exceptional contributions of Early Career Researchers to the improvement of scientific data stewardship through their (1) engagement with the community, (2) academic achievements, and (3) innovations.

The winner will be presented with their Award and a prize in plenary at SciDataCon 2018 (part of International Data Week, 5–8 November in Gaborone, Botswana)—alongside the 2017 Award winner, Linhuan Wu—with their attendance covered by WDS.

If you know of an early career researcher who deserves to have their accomplishments recognized and highlighted to the international community, then please be sure to complete the nomination form (Word and PDF)—see notes below—and send it to the WDS International Programme Office (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) no later than 23:59 UTC on Monday, 21 May 2018.