IUSSP Laureate: call for 2021 nominations
Each year the IUSSP honours one of its members by bestowing its Laureate Award. The IUSSP Laureate Award was established in 1991 to recognize the life-time achievements of outstanding IUSSP members. Contributions to the advancement of population sciences and distinguished service rendered to the IUSSP are considered when bestowing the award. The IUSSP membership nominates candidates for this award and the IUSSP Council selects the successful candidate by secret ballot after careful review of each candidate’s dossier and testimonials.
New and more inclusive criteria
Considering that the criteria for the Laureate Award were onerous and no longer fully reflect today’s realities, the Council decided last year to adjust the criteria and make them more inclusive. To be eligible for consideration, an individual must now :
Nominated candidates remain eligible for the award for a period of 4 years (rather than 2 years).
Nominations for the 2021 IUSSP Laureate Award are invited and should be sent to the Executive Director of the IUSSP by 15 March 2021.
An overview of Laureates and more information can be found at: