Roundup of 2019 PeerJ Award winners!

2019 PeerJ Award Winners

From Best Poster to Best Presentation, PeerJ Awards were won by students and early career researchers exhibiting rigorous scientific effort throughout 2019. The PeerJ Awards were offered at conferences and workshops around the globe in fields ranging from biomembranes to paleontology.

Many of the winners have shared their current and future research plans with us on the PeerJ blog. Their enthusiasm and love of science and research is truly inspiring! You can find these interviews linked to their names below.

Congratulations to all winners! — from, The PeerJ Team

Christiana McDonald-Spicer
Best Oral Presentation, International Biogeography Society, Jan 2019, Spain

César Alejandro Urbina-Blanco
Best Contribution, Transition Path Sampling Simulations via PyRETIS, March 2019, The Netherlands

Beata Mierzwa
Best Scientific Poster Prize, VIZBI Visualizing Biological Data, March 2019, Germany

Christina Ren
Future of Individualized Genomic Medicine, March 2019, United States

Danielle Quallich
Best Overall Presentation, Ohio Zebrafish Undergrad Research Conference, March 2019, United States

Serguei Rico-Esenaro
Best Contribution, 10th Mexican Congress on Coral Reefs, April 2019, Mexico

Delphine Angst
Best Oral Presentation, Assoc Paléontologique Française, April 2019, France

Caio Ferraz Cruz
Best Oral Presentation, Brazilian Congress of Biomechanics, May 2019, Brazil

Camille Huot
Best Contribution, 2nd Intl Conference on Holobionts, May 2019, Canada

Vanessa do Nascimento
Best Oral Communication, WSeS-8 Selenium Sulfur Redox & Catalysis, May 2019, Italy

Richard Howard
Best Talk, Progressive Palaeontology, June 2019, United Kingdom

Alice Pailhes
Best Presentation, Science of Magic Conference, July 2019, United States

Mathias Witte Paz
Best Presentation, BioVis at Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology, July 2019, Switzerland

Mark Keller
Best Poster, BioVis at Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology, July 2019, Switzerland

Laura Neumann
Best Presentation, MechanoChemBio, July 2019, Canada

Leanne Nagels
Best Contribution, Vocal Interaction between Humans Animals and Robots, Aug 2019, United Kingdom

Anna Zanoli
Best Contribution, Vocal Interaction between Humans Animals and Robots, Aug 2019, United Kingdom

Wesley Webb
Outstanding Oral Presentation, International Bioacoustics Council, Aug 2019, United Kingdom

Patricia Rita
Best Presentation, Intl Workshop on the Toarcian Oceanic Anoxic Event, Sept 2019, Germany

Allison Hsiang
Award for Open Data Analysis and Publication, Paläontologische Gesellschaft, Sept 2019, Germany

Fiona Pye
Award for Open Data Analysis and Publication, Paläontologische Gesellschaft, Sept 2019, Germany

Raquel Mateos
Research Award, CITA Food Science Congress, Sept 2019, Costa Rica

Martina Scacco
Award for Best Presentation, 20th Italian Congress of Ornithology, Sept 2019, Italy

Sara Cioccarelli
Award for Best Poster, 20th Italian Congress of Ornithology, Sept 2019, Italy

Romina Gisonno
Best Oral Presentation, Protein Biophysics at the end of the world, October 2019, Uruguay

Enzo Serniotti
Best Contribution, Third Argentine Congress of Malacology, Dec 2019, Argentina

Alan Zambrano
Best Poster, Argentine Workshop on Scientific Computing TACC, Dec 2019, Argentina

Paul Markus Müller
Best Poster, Biomembrane Days, Dec 2019, Germany


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By teaming up with a number of conferences to offer these awards, we are making it as easy as possible for organizers to reward excellence in science, support students and early career researchers, and signal to the wider research community that open science is better science. Learn more here and get in touch if you are a conference organizer and are looking to offer a ‘Best Contribution’ award for open science – sierra.williams@peerj.com