Elsevier and National Academy of Sciences India (NASI) will Announce

Elsevier and National Academy of Sciences India (NASI) will Announce this Year’s Scopus Young Scientist Award Winners - 2nd February

Last Updated: Tue, Jan 24, 2012 07:50 hrs

Gurgaon, Haryana, India:Elsevier and NASI will celebrate the 6th annual Scopus Young Scientist Awards during an award ceremony in Delhi on the 2nd February. The Scopus Young Scientist Awards received close to 250 applications from premiere academic research institutions across the country in 8 subject disciplines since August 2011.The six month rigorous selection process that followed involves both a quantitative and a qualitative analysis of the candidate’s contribution to science. The initial qualitative data is provided by ScopusTM which summarizes the metrics the applicant’s work has received. The second analytical phase consist of a qualitative selection process where subject matter experts from across the country review each candidate’s work and hold interviews with those that have been shortlisted.

In 2006 Elsevier introduced the Scopus Young Scientist Awards for India, to recognize India’s contribution to world science, and to acknowledge India’s expertise and researcher talent. (About Scopus, please follow the link: www.info.scopus.com ). Since 2009, the NASI (About NASI http://www.nasi.org.in) has partnered with Elsevier, in presenting this prestigious award to the Indian scientific community. The award honors researchers who are building their careers, and is designed to help them profile themselves within the scientific research community.

Hosted by NASI & Elsevier
Guest will include:
Dr. T Ramasami, Secretary - Department of Science & Technology, Govt. of India
Mr. Y. S. Chi , Chairman Elsevier Management Committee
Key figures from India & Sri Lanka’s science & research community

Thursday, February 2, 2012 (Doors open 18:30)
Grand Ball Room, the Leela Palace Hotel
Diplomatic Enclave, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi

RSVP: If you like to attend, kindly contact:
Mr. Manik Sethi m.sethi@elsevier.com, Ph. No- +91 9910225543

About NASI

The National Academy of Sciences, India was founded in the year 1930, with the objectives to provide a national forum for the publication of research work carried out by Indian scientists and to provide opportunities for exchange of views among them.
In last several years, the Academy has established bond between its programmes and their impact on science & society. The bond has further been strengthened with the new alliances and associations between Academia-industry and Academia-corporate ventures. The Academia-industry and Academia-corporate collaborations, developed in the recent past have become so successful and fruitful, that several senior and young scientists have been benefited from this endeavor; the NASI-Reliance and NASI-SCOPUS alliance are worth mentioning here, as about sixteen senior and more than thirty young scientists bagged fabulous awards during last three years. The Academy also has started a tradition of recognizing the manifold contributions of its senior and distinguished scientists by offering them prestigious Chairs.

About Elsevier

Elsevier is a world-leading publisher of scientific, technical and medical information products and services. Working in partnership with the global science and health communities, Elsevier’s 7,000 employees in over 70 offices worldwide publish more than 2,000 journals and 1,900 new books per year, in addition to offering a suite of innovative electronic products, such as ScienceDirect ( http://www.sciencedirect.com/), MD Consult( http://www.mdconsult.com/) , Scopus ( http://www.info.scopus.com/), bibliographic databases, and online reference works.

Elsevier (http://www.elsevier.com/) is a global business headquartered in Amsterdam, The Netherlands and has offices worldwide. Elsevier is part of Reed Elsevier Group plc ( http://www.reedelsevier.com/), a world-leading publisher and information provider. Operating in the science and medical, legal, education and business-to-business sectors, Reed Elsevier provides high-quality and flexible information solutions to users, with increasing emphasis on the Internet as a means of delivery. Reed Elsevier's ticker symbols are REN (Euronext Amsterdam), REL (London Stock Exchange), RUK and ENL (New York Stock Exchange).

Manik Sethi, Elsevier Science and Technology, +91 9910225543

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