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Public Release: 28-Aug-2014
Quentin Bryce receives first Alliance honorary doctorate
The former Australian Governor-General the Honourable Quentin Bryce AD CVO has received the first joint honorary doctorate from the Monash Warwick Alliance. The honorary degree of Doctor of Laws honoris causa, conferred by the Alliance yesterday, recognizes Ms. Bryce's contribution to advancing human rights and equality, the rights of women and children, and the welfare of the family.

Contact: Glynis Smalley
glynis.smalley@monash.edu
61-408-027-848
Monash University

Public Release: 28-Aug-2014
6th Pacific Rim Conference on Rheology
Recognition for Monash rheologist
Vice President of Monash University's Indian and Chinese initiative, professor Tam Sridhar, has been awarded the prestigious ASR Medallion by the Australian Society of Rheology for his exceptional and distinguished service to rheology science and technology.

Contact: Glynis Smalley
glynis.smalley@monash.edu
61-408-027-848
Monash University

Public Release: 28-Aug-2014
Ames Laboratory scientists named 'Most Influential Scientific Minds'
Three Ames Laboratory physicists, Paul Canfield, Sergey Bud'ko, and Costas Soukoulis, were recently named to Thomson Reuters' World's Most Influential Scientific Minds 2014.

Contact: Laura Millsaps
millsaps@ameslab.gov
515-294-3474
DOE/Ames Laboratory

Public Release: 28-Aug-2014
Entomology 2014
Fred Baxendale selected as Honorary Member of the Entomological Society of America
The Entomological Society of America is pleased to announce the selection of Dr. Fred Baxendale, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, as an Honorary Member of the Society.

Contact: Richard Levine
rlevine@entsoc.org
301-731-4535
Entomological Society of America

Public Release: 28-Aug-2014
2014 Annual Meeting American Accounting Association
Berkeley-Haas professor wins American Accounting Association Best Paper Award
Yaniv Konchitchki, assistant professor in the Accounting Group at UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business, has received a prestigious 2014 Best Paper Award from the American Accounting Association, the world's largest community of accountants in academia.

Contact: Ute Frey
frey@haas.berkeley.edu
510-642-0342
University of California - Berkeley Haas School of Business

Public Release: 28-Aug-2014
MARC travel awards announced for GSA: Mouse Molecular Genetics Conference
FASEB MARC (Maximizing Access to Research Careers) Program has announced the travel award recipients for the Genetics Society of America's 27th Annual Mouse Molecular Genetics Conference from Sept. 29-Oct. 3, 2014, in Pacific Grove, Calif.
NIH/National Institute of General Medical Sciences, National Institutes of Health

Contact: Kelly Husser
khusser@faseb.org
301-634-7109
Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology

Public Release: 28-Aug-2014
MARC travel awards announced for: American Society of Human Genetics 2014 Annual Meeting
FASEB MARC (Maximizing Access to Research Careers) Program has announced the travel award recipients for the American Society of Human Genetics from Oct. 18-22, 2014 in San Diego, Calif. These awards are meant to promote the entry of students, post doctorates and scientists from underrepresented groups into the mainstream of the basic science community and to encourage the participation of young scientists at the American Society of Human Genetics. This year MARC conferred 16 awards totaling $29,600.
NIH/National Institute of General Medical Sciences, National Institutes of Health

Contact: Kelly Husser
khusser@faseb.org
301-634-7109
Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology

Public Release: 28-Aug-2014
MARC travel awards announced for: 2014 ASBMR annual meeting
FASEB MARC Program has announced the travel award recipients for the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research from Sept. 12-15, 2014 in Houston, Texas. These awards are meant to promote the entry of students, post doctorates and scientists from underrepresented groups into the mainstream of the basic science community and to encourage the participation of young scientists at the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research. This year MARC conferred 2 awards totaling $3,200.
NIH/National Institute of General Medical Sciences, National Institutes of Health

Contact: Kelly Husser
khusser@faseb.org
301-634-7109
Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology

Public Release: 28-Aug-2014
MARC travel awards announced for: ACSM Conference on Integrative Physiology of Exercise
FASEB MARC Program has announced the travel award recipients for the American College of Sports Medicine's Conference on Integrative Physiology of Exercise from Sept. 17-20, 2014 in Miami, Fla.
NIH/National Institute of General Medical Sciences

Contact: Kelly Husser
khusser@faseb.org
301-634-7109
Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology

Public Release: 28-Aug-2014
BMC Ecology Image Competition winners reveal the private lives of animals and plants
Out in the field, ecologists get a chance to see intimate moments in the lives of the animals and plants they study. We are proud to announce the winners of the BMC Ecology Image Competition, which capture the beauty of ecological interactions and reflect scientists' affinity with their subjects.

Contact: Anna Perman
Anna.Perman@biomedcentral.com
44-203-192-2429
BioMed Central

Public Release: 27-Aug-2014
University of Utah biologist wins Turkey's top science prize
University of Utah biologist Çagan Sekercioglu, who campaigns to save wetlands in his native Turkey, has won that nation's highest science prize, which is similar to the US National Medal of Science.

Contact: Lee J. Siegel
lee.siegel@utah.edu
801-244-5399
University of Utah

Public Release: 26-Aug-2014
Inaugural Dean's Award for Emerging Leaders awarded at Rotman School of Management
A psychologist and professor from Columbia Business School is the first recipient of the Dean's Award for Emerging Leaders from the University of Toronto's Rotman School of Management. Malia Mason, the Gantcher Associate Professor of Business, will be a Visiting Professor at the Rotman School, for this academic year. The Dean's Award has been created and funded to honor professor Roger Martin's transformative leadership as Dean of the Rotman School from 1998 to 2013.

Contact: Ken McGuffin
mcguffin@rotman.utoronto.ca
University of Toronto, Rotman School of Management

Public Release: 26-Aug-2014
Collaboration aims to reduce, treat vision problems in astronauts
To reduce and better treat spaceflight-induced visual impairment, University of Houston optometrists are collaborating on a NASA study that examines ocular changes seen in astronauts. The research uses Optical Coherence Tomography to investigate eye changes in astronauts exposed to long-duration microgravity aboard the International Space Station. The NASA Ocular Health Study recently received Heidelberg Engineering's annual 2014 Xtreme Research Award.

Contact: Lisa Merkl
lkmerkl@uh.edu
713-743-8192
University of Houston

Public Release: 26-Aug-2014
San Francisco Bay Area cancer survivor will be honored with ASTRO's 2014 Survivor Circle Award
The American Society for Radiation Oncology has selected San Francisco Bay Area resident and cancer survivor Jasan Zimmerman to receive the 2014 Survivor Circle Award.

Contact: Michelle Kirkwood
press@astro.org
703-286-1600
American Society for Radiation Oncology

Public Release: 22-Aug-2014
5 UC Riverside scientists among world's most influential scientific minds
Thomson Reuters, a leading source of information for businesses and professionals, has included five researchers at the University of California, Riverside in its 2014 list of some of the best and brightest minds of our times. To generate the list, the company analyzed citation data over 11 years (2002-2012) to identify researchers whose published work has had enormous impact. The researchers are: Roya Bahreini, Julia Bailey-Serres, Robert Haddon, Wei Ren and Yadong Yin.
Thomson Reuters

Contact: Iqbal Pittalwala
iqbal@ucr.edu
951-827-6050
University of California - Riverside

Public Release: 22-Aug-2014
Newport Hospital receives nursing's highest credential for third time with Magnet recognition
Newport Hospital has again attained the distinguished Magnet hospital designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Magnet Recognition Program. Considered the gold standard for nursing excellence, the voluntary hospital credentialing program recognizes nursing excellence and professionalism. It is the top international credential for outstanding nursing care. The unanimous decision to redesignate Newport Hospital was based on the hospital's continued adherence to rigorous national standards of nursing practice.

Contact: Elena Falcone-Relvas
efalconerelvas@lifespan.org
401-793-7484
Lifespan

Public Release: 22-Aug-2014
MARC travel awards announced for FASEB grant writing & practical exercises workshop
FASEB MARC Program has announced the travel award recipients for the FASEB Grant Writing Seminar & Practical Exercises Workshop which will be held on the FASEB campus located in Bethesda, Maryland from Aug. 25-26, 2014. These awards are meant to help support the participation of postdoctorates and research scientists from underrepresented groups in the the FASEB Grant Writing Seminar & Practical Exercises Workshop. This year MARC conferred 11 awards totaling $20,350.
NIH/National Institute of General Medical Sciences

Contact: Kelly Husser
khusser@faseb.org
301-634-7109
Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology

Public Release: 22-Aug-2014
ESMO 2014 Congress
ESMO honors outstanding oncology professionals
The European Society for Medical Oncology announced today the names of three outstanding individuals receiving the Society's esteemed annual awards. The awards will be presented to Carsten Bokemeyer, Heikki Joensuu and Peter Boyle on the occasion of the ESMO 2014 Congress, Sept. 26-30, Madrid, Spain.

Contact: ESMO Press Office
media@esmo.org
European Society for Medical Oncology

Public Release: 21-Aug-2014
BIDMC researchers named among 'the most influential scientific minds'
Nine researchers from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center have been included in 'The World's Most Influential Scientific Minds 2014,' for their highly cited publications.

Contact: Bonnie Prescott
bprescot@bidmc.harvard.edu
617-667-7306
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Public Release: 21-Aug-2014
Rice chemist wins 'Nobel Prize of Cyprus'
Rice University organic chemist K.C. Nicolaou has earned three prestigious international honors, including the Nemitsas Prize, the highest honor a Cypriot scientist can receive and one of the most prestigious scientific awards in the European Union.

Contact: David Ruth
david@rice.edu
713-348-6327
Rice University

Public Release: 21-Aug-2014
Rice physicist emerges as leader in quantum materials research
'Emergent' is a key concept in the work of Rice University theoretical physicist Andriy Nevidomskyy, and thanks to two prestigious new awards, it is also an apt description of his work.

Contact: David Ruth
david@rice.edu
713-348-6327
Rice University

Public Release: 20-Aug-2014
UH professor named fellow by International Astrobiology Society
George E. Fox, a John and Rebecca Moores Professor of Biology and Biochemistry at the University of Houston, was named a fellow in the International Society for the Study of the Origin of Life. Currently, Fox's group is seeking to develop a detailed timeline of major events in ribosome history. His research is supported by the NASA Exobiology program and NASA's Astrobiology Institute Center for Ribosome Adaptation and Evolution at the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Contact: Lisa Merkl
lkmerkl@uh.edu
713-743-8192
University of Houston

Public Release: 19-Aug-2014
University of Houson program earns kudos for improving grades, retaining students
To improve students' chances of completing introductory biology courses and decrease poor grades, the University of Houston implemented a comprehensive student success program, employing various interventions for students at risk for failure. The program has been so successful that it earned a 'Recognition of Excellence' for 'Comprehensive Student Success in STEM' from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board this summer, as well as additional funding from both the Texas Higher Education Board and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Contact: Lisa Merkl
lkmerkl@uh.edu
713-743-8192
University of Houston

Public Release: 19-Aug-2014
57 exceptional mentors and teachers recognized with 2014 Educator of the Year Award
The Association of Residents in Radiation Oncology has honored 57 educators with the 2014 Educator of the Year Award.

Contact: Michelle Kirkwood
press@astro.org
703-286-1600
American Society for Radiation Oncology

Public Release: 18-Aug-2014
It's in the cards: UAlberta reseacher sparks conversation about youth weight management
University of Alberta researcher, Geoff Ball, has been honoured with best 'Great Educational Material' award by the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior for his ongoing research with CONversation Cards -- a tool to spark conversation about youth weight management.
Women and Children's Health Research Institute

Contact: Ross Neitz
rneitz@ualberta.ca
780-492-5986
University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

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