Lanzhou 2015

At the 13th International Symposium in Lanzhou the IPA honoured the following people, for our various awards:

IPA Outstanding Service Awards

Stephen Juggins

For outstanding service to the paleolimnological community through his generous supply of essential state-of-the-art computer software and his unstinting help to the community through his teaching, advice, and kindly approach to all queries relating to numerical methods.

Richard Niederreiter

For his work as a major developer and supplier of sediment coring and sectioning equipment to the paleolimnological community, and for his skill as a field scientist to assist paleolimnologists in difficult coring operations around the world. 

Springer Student Book Prizes 

The Early Career Representative, Virginia Panizzo organised a judging panel for the Springer Book Prize for the best oral paper and best poster presentation. Thank you to all of the students and Judges that took part. The following were awarded and highly commended at the meeting:

Poster Award
Runners up: Alicja Bonk and Tao Jianshuang


Winner: Yu Chen, Capital Normal University, Beijing
Title: The sedimentary process and mechanism of varves from Kusai Lake in the Hoh Xil area, Northern Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau

Oral Award
Runners up: Graham Mushet and Yanjie Zhao


Winner: Heather Moorhouse, University of Nottingham
Title: Landscape-scale palaeolimnology in lakes of the Windermere catchment to identify drivers of limnological change from the 19th century

Congratulations to you all! We would also like to thank Springer who continue to support these awards.