Five proposals chosen to receive funding for the upcoming 2022-2023 academic year.
The science-based Fitness Index annually evaluates and ranks America’s 100 largest cities using health behaviors, chronic diseases and community infrastructure indicators that support a physically active lifestyle.
Today, U.S. Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm announced ten U.S. scientists and engineers as recipients of the prestigious Ernest Orlando Lawrence Award for their exceptional contributions in research and development supporting the Energy Department’s missions in science, energy, and national security. Established in 1959, the Lawrence Award recognizes mid-career U.S. scientists and engineers who have advanced new research and scientific discovery in nine categories representing the broad science and engineering missions of DOE and its programs. The awards are among the longest running and most prestigious science and technology awards bestowed by the U.S. Government.
Materials scientist Chang-Yong Nam of the Center for Functional Nanomaterials (CFN)—a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science User Facility at DOE’s Brookhaven National Laboratory—has been recognized as an “Inventor of the Year” by the global science and technology organization Battelle.
Sandia National Laboratories talent acquisition specialist Tony Lona, a recruiter focused on veterans and unique abilities, was named a 2022 Veteran Champion of the Year in Corporate America by G.I. Jobs Magazine.
Brookhaven scientist Stephen Schwartz is one of six recipients selected for the 2020–2021 Haagen-Smit Clean Air Award. The award recognizes his groundbreaking work in atmospheric chemistry and climate science, which has laid down the foundation for successful environmental policy changes and current environmental and climate research.
National Comprehensive Cancer Network honors oncology leaders: Robert Winn, MD, and Shonta Chambers, MSW, named joint Partners in Cancer Care; William Gradishar, MD, named Rodger Winn Award recipient for work on NCCN Guidelines; Hema Sundar, PhD, named Employee of the Year.
The Emergency Medicine Residents’ Association (EMRA) of the American College of Emergency Physicians has honored Brendan G. Carr, MD, MS, Chair of Emergency Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine of Mount Sinai and Mount Sinai Health System, with the prestigious “2022 Chair of the Year Award.” He is the only department chair in the country to receive this distinction for 2022, recognizing his exceptional leadership.
The managing contractor of the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, UT-Battelle, has received a gold medallion award from the Department of Labor’s Honoring Investments in Recruiting and Employing American Military Veterans, or HIRE Vets, program.
AANEM is pleased to announce Michael S. Cartwright, MD, MS is the winner of the 2021 Jun Kimura Outstanding Educator Award. This award is characterized by a member’s significant contributions relating to neuromuscular and electrodiagnostic medicine education.
The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) today announced it has been selected as a 2021 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® in the Nation. This marks the fifth consecutive year the Society has received the designation. The honor identifies companies that display a commitment to excellence in operations and employee enrichment that lead to increased productivity and financial performance.
Today the American College of Surgeons (ACS) announced that it will present its highest honor given annually, the Distinguished Service Award, to general surgeon David P. Winchester, MD, FACS, who practiced for many years in Evanston, Illinois.
The American College of Surgeons (ACS) announced the recipient of its Lifetime Achievement Award: L.D. Britt, MD, MPH, DSc (Hon), FACS, FCCM, MAMSE, FRCSEng(Hon), FRCSEd(Hon), FWACS(Hon), FRCSI(Hon), FCS(SA)(Hon), FRCSGlasg(Hon).
The American Academy of Ophthalmology and Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB) today announced the recipients of the Research to Prevent Blindness/American Academy of Ophthalmology Award for IRIS® Registry Research.
University of Chicago Medicine clinical research coordinator Aviva Klein, 25, was named to the prestigious 2021 Diana Award Roll of Honour for her work creating the University Blood Initiative (UBI).
Donald Zack, MD, PhD, is recognized for ground-breaking contributions to the field of vision research, funded by Research to Prevent Blindness, an anonymous donor, and the Association of University Professors of Ophthalmology.
William L. “Bill” Greene, PharmD, chief pharmaceutical officer, to receive the 2021 Shelby Rhinehart Public Service Lifetime Achievement Award.
The Physics and Astronomy Division of the Council on Undergraduate Research announces the 2021 recipient of its Outstanding Research Mentor award: Thomas Pannuti (Morehead State University).
Cornell College Assistant Professor of Religion Chris Hoklotubbe has received a prestigious award for his book, “Civilized Piety: The Rhetoric of Pietas in the Pastoral Epistles and the Roman Empire.”
The CUR Social Sciences Division announces its latest awardees: Andrew “Drew” Christopher (Albion College), mentoring awardee; Jack Dempsey and Taylor McGown (TAMU), undergraduate conference presentation awardees
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a call for nominations for the 2021 Ernest Orlando Lawrence Award, one of the longest running and most prestigious science and technology awards given by the U.S. Government.
The 2021 Jansky Lectureship has been awarded to Professor Luis F. Rodriguez of the National University of Mexico, in recognition of his accomplishments as a scientist, an educator, a popularizer of astronomy and a mentor.
The American Sociological Association (ASA) proudly announces the 2021 award recipients, the highest honors the association confers.
Awardees, selected by committees directly appointed by the ASA Council, will be honored on August 8 as part of the ASA Virtual Annual Meeting. A formal address by ASA President Aldon Morris will follow the ceremony.
The Engineering Division of the Council on Undergraduate Research announces the 2021 recipients of its Mentoring Awards and winners of its Student Video Competition.
The Biology Division of the Council on Undergraduate Research announces the 2021 recipients of its mentor awards and small research grants.
NCCN annual award recognizes Dr. Mary Daly for her pioneering role in the field of genetics and family history in assessing cancer risk, particularly for breast, ovarian, and pancreatic cancers.
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center has announced 12 recipients of the 2021 Dr. Eddie Méndez award, honoring a physician-scientist and cherished colleague at Fred Hutch. The recipients are postdoctoral researchers from across the U.S. with research expertise in cancer, infectious disease and basic sciences.
The American Thoracic Society has named Polly E. Parsons, MD, ATSF, and past president of the ATS, as the 2021 Edward Livingston Trudeau Medalist. The award was presented during the 2021 ATS International Conference.
The Geosciences Division of the Council on Undergraduate Research announced the 2021 awardees for excellence in student research: Zoe Lacey (Trinity University) and Hanna Szydlowski (Grand Valley State University)
The Chemistry Division of the Council on Undergraduate Research has announced the 2021 recipients of its Outstanding Mentorship Award: Tarek Abdel-Fattah (Christopher Newport University); Fadi Bou-Abdallah (SUNY Potsdam); Loretta Jackson-Hayes (Rhodes College)
The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) today announced the recipient of the Ludwig von Sallmann Clinician-Scientist Award. The award, which recognizes Ludwig von Sallmann, MD, honors awardees with a $1,250 honorarium, an inscribed award and invitations to several special events at the ARVO Annual Meeting. The 2021 recipient of the award is Sai Chavala, MD, of Texas Christian University (TCU) and The University of Northern Texas Health Science Center (UNTHSC) School of Medicine in Fort Worth, Texas.
The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) today announced the recipient of the Oberdorfer Award in Low Vision Research. The award, which honors Michael D. Oberdorfer, PhD, recognizes a recipient with a $1,250 honorarium, an inscribed award and invitations to several special events at the ARVO Annual Meeting. The 2021 recipient of the award is Caroline Klaver, MD, PhD of Erasmus Medical Center, Radboud University Medical Center, and the Institute of Molecular and Clinical Ophthalmology Basel (IOB).
The American Society for Nutrition (ASN) and the ASN Foundation are proud to announce the 2021 recipients of its scientific achievement awards.
The Health Sciences Division of the Council on Undergraduate Research announces the 2021 recipients of its Mentor Awards, which honor exceptional mentoring and advising by higher education faculty across all subdivisions of health sciences.
CUR’s Health Sciences Division announces the 2021 recipients of its NCUR Presentation Awards. The awards cover the cost of registration for undergraduates presenting original research at the 2021 National Conference on Undergraduate Research.
The Psychology Division of the Council on Undergraduate Research announces the 2021 recipients of its Psychology Research Awards. The recipients are undergraduate students conducting original psychological research, who receive awards of up to $500 per project.
The Arts and Humanities Division of the Council on Undergraduate Research announces the 2021 recipients of its student scholarships. The scholarships—a maximum of $300 each—support undergraduate student research and creative inquiry projects at any stage of development.
The Physics and Astronomy Division of the Council on Undergraduate Research announces the 2021 recipients of the Nadine Barlow Undergraduate Research Support Awards. The awards seek to assist undergraduate students in conducting faculty-mentored research.
The Social Sciences Division of the Council on Undergraduate Research announces the 2021 recipient of its Undergraduate Conference Presentation Award. The recipient is an undergraduate student presenting original research results at a regional or national, discipline-specific meeting.
Gregory Young, professor in the School of Music at Montana State University in Bozeman, has been selected as the 2021 CUR-Arts and Humanities Faculty Mentor Awardee. The award consists of a plaque and $1,000 for the recipient’s work with undergraduate researchers.
Sandia National Laboratories again has been recognized by Forbes as one of the 500 Best Large Employers 2021.
Dominick J. Casadonte Jr., Minnie Stevens Piper Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Texas Tech University, is the 2021 CUR-Goldwater Scholars Faculty Mentor Awardee.
The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) today announced the recipient of the Pfizer Ophthalmics Carl Camras Translational Research Award. The award, funded by Pfizer Ophthalmics through the ARVO Foundation, honors Dr. Carl Camras, who is highly respected for his work as a glaucoma specialist and a research scientist, by annually awarding up to three $12,000 awards to young investigators working in areas of translational research. The 2021 awardee is Alex Huang, MD, PhD of the Doheny Eye Institute and University of California in Los Angeles.
The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) today announced the recipient of the Mallinckrodt Uveitis Research Fellowship, generously funded by Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals. The award, funded through the ARVO Foundation, supports an early career investigator with a one-year grant of $45,000 to study an aspect of uveitis or other inflammatory conditions of the eye. The 2021 awardee is Shilpa Kodati, MD of the National Eye Institute (NEI) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) today announced the 2021 recipients of the Dr. David L. Epstein Award. Jamie Craig, MBBS, FRANZCO, DPhil and Owen Siggs, MD, DPhil, are the recipients of the $100,000 award which is funded through the ARVO Foundation.
Chula launched their first award project, Thailand’s Reputation Awards, with the presentation of 14 awards to reputable corporates of Thailand, driving social development, supporting the creation of sustainable business models and competition, and building on academic knowledge.
The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) today announced the 2021 recipients of the Roche Collaborative Research Fellowships. Wanjiku Mathenge MBChB, MMed, MSc, PhD, Sudhir H Ranganath, PhD, and Pablo Federico Barcelona, PhD, are the recipients of the fellowships that are generously funded by F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd., through the ARVO Foundation.
The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) today announced the recipients of the Lewis Rudin Glaucoma Prize. The award, funded by the May and Samuel Rudin Family Foundation with support of his brother Jack Rudin via the ARVO Foundation, provides a $30,000 award in recognition of an outstanding scholarly article on glaucoma published in a peer-reviewed journal during the previous calendar year. The 2020 recipients are Iqbal Ahmad Ph.D. and Pooja Teotia, PhD, of the University of Nebraska in Omaha, Neb.
The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) announced today the recipients of the 2021 Genentech Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) Research Fellowships. The two recipients will each receive $40,000 to support research focused on an aspect of AMD. The 2021 recipients are Yi-Rong Peng, PhD and Kevin J. McHugh, PhD.
The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) today announced Yohei Tomita, MD, PhD, has received the 2021 Bert M. Glaser, MD Award for Innovative Research in Retina, which recognizes an early-career investigator who has made a novel discovery that impacted the understanding and/or treatment of a retinal disease or condition. Tomita is recognized with this award for his retinal translational research, with a focus on diabetic retinopathy (DR) and age-related macular degeneration (AMD).