Award Recipient Announced - Martha T. Muse Prize

30 August 2013

Award Recipient Announced
Martha T. Muse Prize for Science and Policy in Antarctica
Tinker Foundation
Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)

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The selection committee for the 'Martha T. Muse Prize for Science and
Policy in Antarctica' announces that the 2013 prize has been awarded to
Martin Siegert.

The prize, awarded by the Tinker Foundation and administered by the
Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR), is presented to an
individual in the fields of Antarctic science or policy who has
demonstrated potential for sustained and significant contributions that
will enhance the understanding and/or preservation of Antarctica.

Martin Siegert of the University of Bristol has been awarded the 2013
Muse Prize for his innovative research on Antarctic subglacial lakes and
the reconstruction of Antarctic glacial history. His research in this
field is multidisciplinary and collaborative and has received
significant worldwide attention, which Siegert has cultivated to promote
public awareness of Antarctic earth and environmental sciences. He has
maintained a successful and diverse research program involving multiple
multidisciplinary international collaborations. His work has supported
the development of early career scientists, international
collaborations, and the public understanding of science.

For more information about Siegert and past award recipients, please see
the Muse Prize website:

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