Young Investigator Award

Dear Colleagues,

The Insects Young Investigator Award was established in 2024 to acknowledge the achievements of young investigators in the field of entomology. Nominations will be accepted from April to December each year, with winners notified by the end of March the following year.

The Prize:
– CHF 2000;
– An electronic certificate;
– A free voucher for article processing fees valid for one year.

Number of winners: 1

Kind regards,
Insects Editorial Office

Insects 2024 Young Investigator Award
Nomination deadline: 31 December 2024
Winner announcement: 18 March 2025

Eligibility and Requirements

– Must have received their PhD no more than 5 years prior to 31 December 2024;
– Must have produced ground-breaking research and made a significant contribution to the advancement of sustainability and sustainable development;
– Candidates must be nominated by senior scientists.

List of Documents for Nomination

– Detailed curriculum vitae, including an updated publication list and a list of the researcher’s own research grants;
– Scanned copy of doctorate certificate;
– Signed nomination letters from two established senior scientists.
Past Winners


Cecilia Waichert
Universidade de Brasilia

Award Committee

Prof. Brian Forschler Chairman
University of Georgia
Prof. Dr. Klaus H. Hoffmann
Universität Bayreuth
Prof. Dr. Denis J Wright
Prof. Nickolas G. Kavallieratos
Agricultural University of Athens, Laboratory of Agricultural Zoology and Entomology
Prof. Dr. Angel Guerrero
Emeritus Professor
Prof. Dr. Maurizio Francesco Brivio
University of Insubria - DiSTA


Adam Dolezal
University of Illinois Urbana Champaign

Award Committee

Prof. Brian Forschler Chairman
University of Georgia
Dr. Angela Smilanich
University of Nevada
Prof. Dr. Angel Guerrero
Emeritus Professor
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