Called after the Swiss Arctic researcher Alfred de Quervain (1879-1927), this prize honours young scientists for outstanding MA, PhD or Postdoc works. The Swiss Committee on Polar and High Altitude Research awards the prize together with the Swiss Commission of the High Altitude Research Station Jungfraujoch and the Swiss Foundation for Alpine Research.
The prize is awarded annually, alternating between polar and high altitude research. Laureates
The award ceremony is part of a symposium that is open to the public and at which will the laureates present their research. Symposia