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Public Release: 14-Apr-2016
World Congress on Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases
Herbert A. Fleisch ESCEO-IOF Medal 2016 awarded to Professor René Rizzoli
Professor René Rizzoli, Emeritus Professor of Medicine at University Hospitals of Geneva has been awarded the prestigious Herbert A. Fleisch ESCEO-IOF Medal during the opening ceremony of the World Congress on Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases.

Contact: L. Misteli
lmisteli@iofbonehealth.org
International Osteoporosis Foundation

Public Release: 14-Apr-2016
World Congress on Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases
John A. Kanis awarded ESCEO Medal of Excellence
Professor John A Kanis, Emeritus Professor in Human Metabolism, was announced the winner of the ESCEO Medal of Excellence at the opening ceremony of the World Congress on Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis & Musculoskeletal Diseases. The prestigious award honors an academic who has contributed significantly to the field of osteoporosis and musculoskeletal science through original and outstanding scientific contributions.

Contact: L. Misteli
lmisteli@iofbonehealth.org
International Osteoporosis Foundation

Public Release: 13-Apr-2016
Dr. Glen Weiss Named Researcher of the Year from AZ Business Magazine
Dr. Glen Weiss, Director of Clinical Research and Medical Oncologist at Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Western Regional Medical Center has been named 2016 Healthcare Leadership Awards' Researcher of the Year by AZ Business Magazine.

Contact: Nicole McTheny
nicole.mctheny@ctca-hope.com
602-339-1569
Cancer Treatment Centers of America

Public Release: 13-Apr-2016
Mayo Clinic neurologist awarded prize for groundbreaking research in MS
Claudia Lucchinetti, M.D., will be awarded the 2016 John Dystel Prize for Multiple Sclerosis Research for her outstanding contributions to understanding and treating multiple sclerosis.

Contact: Duska Anastasijevic
newsbureau@mayo.edu
507-284-5005
Mayo Clinic

Public Release: 13-Apr-2016
Dr. Prabhat Jha receives CIHR Trailblazer Award
The Canadian Institutes of Health Research's Institute of Population and Public Health has awarded Dr. Prabhat Jha its inaugural Trailblazer Award in Population Health Solutions.

Contact: Kendra Stephenson
stephensonk@smh.ca
416-864-5047
St. Michael's Hospital

Public Release: 13-Apr-2016
Michael Gage and Arnold Pizer receive 2016 AMS Impact Award
Michael Gage and Arnold Pizer, both of the University of Rochester, have received the 2016 American Mathematical Society (AMS) Award for Impact on the Teaching and Learning of Mathematics. Gage and Pizer are honored for the creation and development of WeBWorK, one of the first web-based systems that assign and grade homework problems in mathematics and science courses.
American Mathematical Society

Contact: Mike Breen
paoffice@ams.org
American Mathematical Society

Public Release: 13-Apr-2016
Students win international prize for sustainable aquaculture idea
Two environmental science concentrators in the Institute at Brown for Environment and Society are part of a team that has won an international prize for their idea to make Kenyan fish farming more sustainable.
Thought for Food

Contact: David Orenstein
david_orenstein@brown.edu
401-863-1862
Brown University

Public Release: 12-Apr-2016
Gloria Heppner honored for writing one of the most influential articles in Cancer Research
Cancer Research, the premier journal published by the American Association for Cancer Research, is celebrating its 75-year history. As part of the celebration, the magazine recently honored 48 of the most influential scientific articles in its history. Gloria Heppner, Ph.D., associate vice president for research at Wayne State University, was selected as one of the 48 outstanding researchers for her 1984 article 'Tumor Heterogeneity,' which was described as being 'more often highlighted by editors, AACR Fellows, and cancer researchers than any other (article).'

Contact: Julie O'Connor
julie.oconnor@wayne.edu
313-577-8845
Wayne State University - Office of the Vice President for Research

Public Release: 12-Apr-2016
Two undergrads win Lemelson-MIT Student Prize for gloves that translate sign language
Two University of Washington undergraduates have won a $10,000 Lemelson-MIT Student Prize for their "SignAloud" invention -- gloves that can translate American Sign Language into text or speech.

Contact: Hannah Hickey
hickeyh@uw.edu
206-543-2580
University of Washington

Public Release: 12-Apr-2016
21st century renaissance man
George Legrady, a new media pioneer at UCSB, receives a Guggenheim Fellowship to explore the intersection of art and engineering.

Contact: Julie Cohen
julie.cohen@ucsb.edu
805-893-7220
University of California - Santa Barbara

Public Release: 12-Apr-2016
Collegiate inventors awarded Lemelson-MIT Student Prize
The Lemelson-MIT Program today announced the winners of the Lemelson-MIT Student Prize, a nationwide search for the most inventive college students. The Lemelson-MIT Program awarded $90,000 in prizes to collegiate inventors. Each winning team of undergraduates received $10,000, and each graduate student winner received $15,000. The winners of this year's competition were selected from a diverse and highly-competitive applicant pool of students from 77 colleges and universities across the country.

Contact: Stephanie Martinovich
smartino@mit.edu
617-258-0632
Lemelson-MIT Program

Public Release: 12-Apr-2016
CHOP expert named to blue ribbon panel of national cancer moonshot initiative
Peter C. Adamson, M.D., a pediatric oncologist at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and Chair of the Children's Oncology Group, will join other thought leaders in advising the scientific direction and goals of Vice President Joe Biden's National Cancer Moonshot Initiative.
National Cancer Institute

Contact: Natalie Virgilio
virgilion@email.chop.edu
267-426-6246
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Public Release: 11-Apr-2016
ELCC 2016 - European Lung Cancer Conference
Heine H. Hansen Award goes to Suresh Senan
The European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) and the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) have announced the 2016 Heine H. Hansen (HHH) Award recipient as Suresh Senan from Amsterdam. The award will be presented at the European Lung Cancer Conference (ELCC) 2016, held April 13-16 in Geneva, Switzerland.

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

Public Release: 11-Apr-2016
Kirkham Conference
Kirkham Gold Medal honors soil scientist van Genuchten
Their research shows extraordinary commitment to science and soil physics and support of soil physicists.
Soil Science Society of America

Contact: Susan V. Fisk
sfisk@sciencesocieties.org
608-273-8091
American Society of Agronomy

Public Release: 11-Apr-2016
Copernicus Award 2016 for German-Polish Collaboration in Molecular Cell Biology
Researchers from Göttingen and Warsaw receive award from the DFG and the Foundation for Polish Science (FNP) / Award ceremony to take place on June 7, 2016 in Warsaw.

Contact: Cornelia Lossau
cornelia.lossau@dfg.de
49-302-061-214-328
Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft

Public Release: 10-Apr-2016
HKU mathematician Professor Mok Ngai-ming elected as Member of Chinese Academy of Sciences
Professor Mok Ngai-ming, Edmund and Peggy Tse Professor in Mathematics, Chair of Mathematics, was elected a Member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (Mathematics and Physics) during the meeting held in Beijing on December 7, 2015. Professor Mok is the only local scholar attaining such achievement in the election this year.

Contact: Ms Cindy Chan
cindycst@hku.hk
The University of Hong Kong

Public Release: 10-Apr-2016
HKU Chemistry Professor Vivian Yam elected Foreign Member of Academia Europaea
Professor Vivian Yam Wing-wah, Philip Wong Wilson Wong Professor in Chemistry and Energy and Chair Professor in the Department of Chemistry, was elected as the Foreign Member of Academia Europaea (The Academy of Europe) during the meeting held in Darmstadt, Germany in early September 2015.

Contact: Ms Cindy Chan
cindycst@hku.hk
The University of Hong Kong

Public Release: 8-Apr-2016
Jon Elster awarded this year's Johan Skytte Prize in Political Science
The Johan Skytte Prize annually recognizes the most valuable contribution to the field of Political Science. This year's prize is awarded to Professor Jon Elster, Robert K. Merton Professor in Social Sciences at Columbia University and titular professor at College de France, Paris.

Contact: Michal Smrek
michal.smrek@statsvet.uu.se
46-700-664-926
Uppsala University

Public Release: 8-Apr-2016
Nemmers prizes in economics and mathematics announced
Northwestern University announced that Sir Richard Blundell, the David Ricardo Professor of Political Economy at University College London, is the recipient of the 2016 Erwin Plein Nemmers Prize in Economics, and János Kollár, the Donner Professor of Science and Professor of Mathematics at Princeton University, is the recipient of the 2016 Frederic Esser Nemmers Prize in Mathematics. The prizes are awarded every other year in recognition of major contributions to new knowledge or the development of significant new modes of analysis.

Contact: Megan Fellman
fellman@northwestern.edu
847-491-3115
Northwestern University

Public Release: 7-Apr-2016
Pitoti Digital Rock-Art wins an EU Prize for Cultural Heritage
Researchers from Cambridge University are amongst the winners of the 2016 European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards, Europe's highest honor in the heritage field. Of the 28 total winners, four projects are from the UK, including Prehistoric Picture Project Pitoti: Digital Rock-Art led by Dr. Frederick Baker and Dr. Christopher Chippindale of the Division of Archaeology, University of Cambridge.

Contact: Laure Bonner
lmb97@cam.ac.uk
01-223-333-528
University of Cambridge

Public Release: 6-Apr-2016
NSB announces Public Service Award recipient
Today the National Science Board announced that Sea Education Association would be bestowed with its 2016 Public Service Award. This esteemed award honors exemplary public service in promoting public understanding of science and engineering. SEA is the sole recipient of the Public Service Award this year.

Contact: Brandon Powell
bjpowell@nsf.gov
703-292-2769
National Science Foundation

Public Release: 6-Apr-2016
Association of University Radiologists
BU professor receives Excellence in Education Award from AMSER
Kitt Shaffer, M.D., Ph.D., has received the 2016 Alliance of Medical Students Educators in Radiology (AMSER) Excellence in Education Award, which honors an educator who has made outstanding contributions in medical student radiology education.

Contact: Gina DiGravio
ginad@bu.edu
617-638-8480
Boston University Medical Center

Public Release: 6-Apr-2016
Morehouse College Department of Mathematics honored for achievements
The Department of Mathematics at Morehouse College has been chosen to receive the 2016 American Mathematical Society (AMS) Mathematics Programs that Make a Difference Award. The department at Morehouse is honored 'for its significant efforts to encourage students from underrepresented groups to continue in the study of mathematics.'
American Mathematical Society

Contact: Mike Breen
paoffice@ams.org
American Mathematical Society

Public Release: 6-Apr-2016
Ten researchers to receive Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Prizes
A selection committee, appointed by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft and the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, has chosen 10 researchers, five women and five men, to receive the 2016 Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Prizes.

Contact: Frieda Berg
frieda.berg@dfg.de
49-228-885-2772
Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft

Public Release: 6-Apr-2016
Winners of the first Green and Sustainable Chemistry Challenge announced
Leuphana University of Lüneburg, Germany, and information solutions provider Elsevier have announced the winners of the first Green and Sustainable Chemistry Challenge. The winning projects demonstrate the diversity and creativity of green and sustainable chemistry.
Leuphana University, Elsevier

Contact: Henning Zühlsdorff
henning.zuehlsdorff@leuphana.de
49-413-167-71007
Elsevier

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