The SETAC Europe Awards Programme recognizes and honors outstanding contributions of individuals or groups of individuals to the environmental sciences and to the Society. The candidates are evaluated by the SETAC Europe Awards Committee and for the LCA awards by the SETAC Europe Life Cycle Assessment Interest Group Steering Committee and ratified by the SETAC Europe Council.

The following award winners were announced and celebrated during the SETAC Europe 29th Annual Meeting, which was held from 26–30 May in Helsinki, Finland.

Henner Hollert

Noack Laboratorien Environmental Education Award

Henner Hollert

RWTH Aachen University, Germany

The 2019 Noack Laboratorien Environmental Education Award honors Henner Hollert for his outstanding record of interdisciplinary activities in the dissemination of knowledge on environmental sciences. Henner Hollert is professor at RWTH Aachen University, adjunct professor at the Chongqing University, concurrent professor at Nanjing Unversity and honorary professor at Tongij Univerity. Hollert works tirelessly to communicate and disseminate knowledge on and understanding of environmental sciences and to educate students, professionals as well as the public.

Malte Posselt

Rifcon Best Publication Award

Malte Posselt

Stockholm University, Sweden

Determination of polar organic micropollutants in surface and pore water by high-resolution sampling-direct injection-ultra high performance liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry

Malte Posselt, Anna Jaeger, Jonas L. Schaper, Michael Radke and Jonathan P. Benskin

Environ. Sci.: Process Impacts, 2018, 20, 1716-1727

James Joyce

Life Cycle Assessment Young Scientist Award

Peter James Joyce

KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden

The SETAC Europe Young Scientist LCA Award recognises exceptional achievements by a young scientist in the field of Life Cycle Assessment.

Sponsored by LENZING AG and Springer Nature

Young Scientist Awards 2019

Honoring a young scientist for the best platform and poster presentations at the SETAC Europe 29th Annual Meeting in Helsinki, Finland.

Simone Rizzuto

ECOTOC Best Platform

Simone Rizzuto

Lancaster University, UK

Simone Rizzuto received the best platform award for his presentation “Freshwater phytoplankton community response across different historical contamination backgrounds”

Maxime Gauthier

SETAC Europe Best Poster

Maxime Gauthier

Irstea, France

Maxime Gauthier received the award for his poster entitled “Developmental and vitamin A-based biomarkers for pesticide contamination in two potential arthropod sentinels, the honey bee Apis mellifera and the gammarid Gammarus fossarum”