The nomination period to propose candidates for the prize ended on October 31, 2018.

Publication of the resolution of the Jury, with the approval of the Mayor of Barcelona, took place on November 27, 2018.

A public award ceremony, with the participation of the winner proposed by the Jury, will be presided by the Mayor of Barcelona and take place during the first days of the month of February 2018.

The Barcelona Hypatia European Science Prize, awarded by the Barcelona City Council in the amount of 30,000 euros, recognises an outstanding researcher who has achieved a career of excellence at the highest international level in Europe and has made a significant contribution toward different fields of knowledge, as well as a positive impact on society. The Prize will follow a three-year cycle and will rotate each year among three major areas of knowledge: a) Science and Technology, b) Life and health sciences, c) Humanities and Social sciences. The first edition (2018) of the Prize has recognised a research career focused on Science and Technology.

Any question about the Prize should be directed to Mrs. Kimberly Katte, Hub manager of the Academia Europaea-Barcelona Knowledge Hub, throug this e-mail address: