In the photo: Mr. S. Jaipal Reddy, Honorable Minister of Science & Technology of the Ministry of Earth Sciences India gives the award to Dr. K. Jaishankar. Youngsuk "Y.S." Chi, Chairman of Elsevier looks on.
The National Academy of Sciences India (NASI)
(founded 1930) and Elsevier’s Scopus Young Scientist Award
Committee 2012, selected Dr. K. Jaishankar, President - SASCV
and Senior Assistant Professor, Department of Criminology and
Criminal Justice, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli
as the Winner of
“NASI Scopus Young Scientist Awards 2012 –
2012 Awardees were selected in nine disciplines, viz., Agriculture, Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Earth, Oceanographic & Environmental Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Medicine, Physics, and Social Sciences. The Award Committee received several applications in the Social Sciences Category from different academic and research institutions across the country, from which the panelists short listed 4 candidates including Dr. Jaishankar after intensive deliberations and scrutiny.
Elsevier provided quantitative analysis using data from SciVerse Scopus, while subject experts from across India assisted in looking at qualitative aspects of the research work of the candidate. The panel looked at: the quality and number of publications, fellowships of academies, awards and grants received, relevance of the scientific work and its outcome, and the overall presentation and discussion at the in person meeting. Special consideration was also given to novel ideas and innovations which have potential for future research.
Following presentations and a questions and answers session, the panel was unanimous in selecting Dr. K. Jaishankar as the winner of “NASI Scopus Young Scientist Awards 2012 – Social Sciences”. The Key notes given by the panellists in support of Dr. Jaishankar's award was: Pioneering and collaborative research work, clarity and grasp on the subject work domain and highly aware of related contemporary issues. He was felicitated with a trophy, a citation and INR 75,000/- by Mr. S. Jaipal Reddy, Honorable Minister of Science & Technology of the Ministry of Earth Sciences India in a ceremony, held on 5th August 2013 at The Park Hotel, New Delhi.
Launch of the New Website of the Positive Criminology Research Group
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