Award for 'Best' Papers


No deadline; Awarded annually

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The aim of this award is to recognize papers published in either Palaeontology and Papers in Palaeontologyand reward excellence in our field of science. Selection criteria: scientific breadth and impact, novelty of approach, and quality of writing and illustration. Eligibility: open to all authoers irrespective of age and nationality; membership of the Association is not required, frontiers reviews, rapid communications and regular research articles are all eligible

Nomination Process:
Science editors asked to nominate any papers that stand out, providing 2-3 sentences explaining why it is deserving. Editor-in-chief to draw up shortlist of no more than 5 papers with supporting statements to circulate to the Editorial Board.

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