The Professor Jan Strzałko Award
The award was established on September 29, 2016 at the General Assembly of PTNCE as a commemoration of Professor Jan Strzałko – scholar and academic at Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań, fellow in physical anthropology, mechanisms of evolution, anatomy and human ecology in the Faculty of Biology, author of numerous publications and entries in encyclopedias and dictionaries, editor and co-author of textbooks, long-time Editor-in-Chief (1986–2011) of the journal Anthropological Review, member of PTNCE merited in "vocation to life" of the Society, and key figure in Polish anthropology.More about Prof. Jan Strzałko
The Professor Jan Strzałko Award is given by the Polish Society for Human and Evolution Studies (PTNCE) to a young scientist who holds the PhD degree in recognition of outstanding publishing achievement. Publications submitted for the award must include an aspect of evolutionary research on human and be original and innovative. Candidates for the award may be a PTNCE member of up to 35 years of age (at the time of application), or in receipt of a PhD degree for no longer than 5 years. In the case of women with children, the candidate maximum age is extended by an additional 6 months per child.
A candidate can self-submit the application or be nominated by an independent professorial researcher. In the latter case, along with the necessary documentation, a written justification for the recommendation and the consent of the recommended candidate are required in addition.
The laureate of the Professor Jan Strzałko Award will be selected by the Award Committee means of competition. The Committee is appointed by the Society Board for the duration of the term of office of the Board, and consists of five members - persons from within and outwith the Board. One of the members of the Committee is elected as a President.
A solemn announcement of the name of the Laureate and presentation of the Professor Jan Strzałko Award takes place in the general forum of the annual PTNCE conference in September of the following year. The prize is:
The Award Committee may choose not to select a winner in a given year.
Award Committee members (2017–2021)
1. Katarzyna A. Kaszycka (Institute of Anthropology, AMU, Poznań) – President
Agnieszka Sorokowska – Doctor of Psychology in the University of Wroclaw.