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Public Release: 18-May-2015
Research4Life HINARI wins MLA's 2015 Darling Medal (Outstanding Health Science Collection)
The Medical Library Association and Research4Life partnership announced today that the HINARI program has received the MLA's 2015 Louise Darling Medal for Collection Development in the Health Sciences.

Contact: Natalia Rodriguez
communications@research4Life.org
Elsevier

Public Release: 18-May-2015
Digestive Disease Week
AGA honors GI physicians, educators and mentors through annual awards
The American Gastroenterological Association is pleased to recognize the 2015 Research and Recognition Award winners, who were honored this past weekend at Digestive Disease Week® 2015 in Washington, D.C.

Contact: Rachel Steigerwald
media@gastro.org
301-272-1603
American Gastroenterological Association

Public Release: 15-May-2015
ASGCT 18Th Annual Meeting 2015
ASGCT Annual Meeting: Ana Buj Bello receives the Outstanding New Investigator Award
Dr. Ana Buj Bello, Inserm research scientist and head of the neuromuscular disorders team at Genethon, received the Outstanding New Investigator Award from the American Society of Gene & Cell Therapy (ASGCT) at the 18th Annual Meeting (May 13-16, 2015/New Orleans). This award recognizes four researchers every year for the quality and importance of their work in gene and cell therapy.

Contact: Emily Hutmacher
ehutmacher@asgct.org
414-278-1341
AFM-Téléthon

Public Release: 15-May-2015
Intel International Science and Engineering Fair
Pain reliever investigation wins top NIH Addiction Science Award
A project identifying novel compounds that could be used for pain relief was awarded a first place Addiction Science Award at the 2015 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair -- the world's largest science competition for high school students. The awards are coordinated by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, part of the National Institutes of Health, and Friends of NIDA, a coalition that supports NIDA's mission.
NIH/National Institute on Drug Abuse, Friends of NIH/National Institute on Drug Abuse

Contact: NIDA Press Office
Media@nida.nih.gov
301-443-6245
NIH/National Institute on Drug Abuse

Public Release: 15-May-2015
BMC wins 2015 Greenhealth Emerald Award and Circles of Excellence Climate Award
Boston Medical Center is the recipient of the 2015 Greenhealth Emerald Award and the Circles for Excellence Award by Practice Greenhealth in recognition of the hospital's sustainability efforts and innovation. BMC is the only Boston hospital to receive the Greenhealth Emerald Award and only hospital in the country selected to receive the Circles of Excellence Climate Award.

Contact: Elissa Snook
elissa.snook@bmc.org
617-638-6823
Boston University Medical Center

Public Release: 14-May-2015
6th IEEE Global Education Conference (EDUCON)
How to turn a basic electronics lab into a low-cost, advanced telecommunications one
A piece of work by the NUP/UPNA-Public University of Navarre on how to turn a basic electronics lab into a low-cost, complete telecommunications lab has received the best paper award in the category of 'Innovative Materials, Teaching and Learning Experiences in Engineering Education' at the 6th IEEE Global Education Conference. The conference, held recently in Tallinn, Estonia, is regarded as one of the main events worldwide in the field of engineering education.

Contact: Alaitz Imaz
a.imaz@elhuyar.com
Elhuyar Fundazioa

Public Release: 13-May-2015
NOAA Fisheries and partners winners of Presidential Migratory Bird Stewardship Award
NOAA Fisheries staff Tom Good (Northwest Fisheries Science Center) and Steve Copps (West Coast Region), together with our partners at Washington Sea Grant and Oregon State University, were recently awarded the 2015 Presidential Migratory Bird Stewardship Award. The award recognizes the team's role in a project to prevent migratory seabird mortality in the US West Coast Groundfish longline fishery.

Contact: Vicky Krikelas
Vicky.Krikelas@noaa.gov
NOAA Fisheries West Coast Region

Public Release: 13-May-2015
153rd Annual Meeting of the National Academy of Sciences
Ward elected to National Academy of Sciences
Dr. William Ward, a retired Institute scientist at Southwest Research Institute (SwRI), was elected a member of the National Academy of Sciences for his excellence in original scientific research. Membership in the NAS is one of the highest honors given to a scientist or engineer in the United States. Ward will be inducted into the Academy next spring during its 153rd annual meeting in Washington.

Contact: Rob Leibold
rleibold@swri.org
210-522-2258
Southwest Research Institute

Public Release: 13-May-2015
American Geriatrics Society (AGS) 2015 Annual Scientific Meeting
IU, Regenstrief investigators LaMantia and Unroe honored by American Geriatrics Society
Indiana University Center for Aging Research and Regenstrief Institute investigators Michael LaMantia, M.D., MPH, and Kathleen Unroe, M.D., MHA, will be honored by the American Geriatrics Society at its Annual Scientific Meeting. Dr. LaMantia will receive a New Investigators Award and Dr. Unroe will be named an AGS Fellow.

Contact: Cindy Fox Aisen
caisen@iupui.edu
317-843-2276
Indiana University

Public Release: 13-May-2015
Assar Gabrielsson award for ground-breaking work on public health
The Assar Gabrielsson Award is given to someone who has written an excellent thesis on cancer research. The 2015 award winner is Volkan Sayin, and he receives the award for his ground-breaking discoveries about the risks of overconsumption of antioxidants.

Contact: Krister Svahn
krister.svahn@sahlgrenska.gu.se
0046-031-786-3869
University of Gothenburg

Public Release: 11-May-2015
University of Miami's RoboCanes win RoboCup US Open 2015
The RoboCanes, the University of Miami's team of autonomous soccer-playing robots developed by students and faculty in the College of Arts & Sciences Computer Science Department, won the 2015 RoboCup US Open -- claiming victory for the first time since entering the competition in 2012.

Contact: Megan Ondrizek
m.ondrizek@umiami.edu
305-284-3667
University of Miami

Public Release: 11-May-2015
This year's Johan Skytte Prize winner announced
Francis Fukuyama, Olivier Nomellini Senior Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies at Stanford University, is awarded the 2015 Johan Skytte Prize in Political Science. He receives it for having with 'breathtaking learnedness, clarity and courage thrown new light over the growth of modern political order.'

Contact: Li Bennich-Björkman
li.bennich-bjorkman@statsvet.uu.se
46-708-289-519
Uppsala University

Public Release: 8-May-2015
Stan Yavno receives Arnold Berliner Award 2015
The Arnold Berliner Award 2015 has been presented to Stan Yavno from Tel Aviv University and the Interuniversity Institute for Marine Sciences in Eilat, Israel. He receives the award for his research on the phenotypic plasticity of native and non-native pumpkinseed sunfish, published in Springer's flagship multidisciplinary science journal, The Science of Nature.
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities

Contact: Joan Robinson
joan.robinson@springer.com
49-622-148-78130
Springer

Public Release: 8-May-2015
Boris Zernikow wins 2015 Communicator Award
A medical scientist was recognized for his dedicated and varied public outreach work on pain, pain therapy and palliative care in children.

Contact: Marco Finetti
marco.finetti@dfg.de
49-228-885-2230
Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft

Public Release: 7-May-2015
Quite a fellow: Dr. Thomas Beutner receives prestigious aerospace award
Dr. Thomas Beutner of the Office of Naval Researchhas been named a Fellow by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics for his distinguished aerospace career.

Contact: Doug Abbotts
onrpublicaffairs@navy.mil
703-696-5031
Office of Naval Research

Public Release: 7-May-2015
Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Spring Conference
UTHealth's Carlos Moreno gets family medicine leadership award
Carlos Moreno, M.D., M.S.P.H., the C. Frank Webber, M.D. Chair in Family Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, has been recognized for enhancing the credibility of family medicine in an academic setting by the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Foundation.
Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Foundation

Contact: Robert.Cahill@uth.tmc.edu
Robert.Cahill@uth.tmc.edu
713-500-3030
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Public Release: 7-May-2015
UC Riverside undergraduates win Strauss Scholarships for STEM-related projects
Undergraduates at the University of California, Riverside are on a success roll. First, two students won Goldwater Scholarships, announced last month. Now three undergraduate students have been named winners of prestigious scholarships from the Donald A. Strauss Foundation. Highly competitive, the Strauss Scholarship is a public service scholarship given to university students in California.
Donald A. Strauss Foundation

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

Public Release: 7-May-2015
CHOP patient safety researchers honored for study of alarm fatigue
A patient safety team at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia who analyzed the problem of alarm fatigue in hospital units has been recognized for the best research paper of 2014 in a journal dedicated to biomedical technology.

Contact: John Ascenzi
ascenzi@email.chop.edu
267-426-6055
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Public Release: 7-May-2015
KIC InnoEnergy and Climate-KIC celebrate joint EIT Award success
KIC InnoEnergy, the European company for innovation, education and business creation in sustainable energy, and Climate-KIC, the EU's main climate innovation initiative, are today celebrating the success of three of their projects at the EIT Awards, presented at InnovEIT in Budapest last night.

Contact: Angela Howarth
angela.howarth@climate-kic.org
44-078-728-50084
Climate-KIC

Public Release: 5-May-2015
ECOG-ACRIN names Stanford University's Heather Wakelee as young investigator of the year
ECOG-ACRIN names Stanford University's Heather Wakelee as young investigator of the year for excellence in lung cancer research. It gives the 2015 Paul Carbone, M.D. Fellowship Award to Johns Hopkins University's Valsamo (Elsa) Anagnostou, a young physician fellow studying nivolumab as a new immunologic approach for lung cancer patients.

Contact: Diane Dragaud
ddragaud@ecog-acrin.org
215-789-3631
ECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research Group

Public Release: 5-May-2015
Gutenberg Research College welcomes new members and bestows 2015 Gutenberg Research Award
It is the highlight of the year for the Gutenberg Research College (GRC): the evening ceremony held to induct the new GRC fellows and to bestow the annual Gutenberg Research Award to internationally renowned researchers.
Gutenberg Research College

Contact: Professor Matthias Neubert
gfk@uni-mainz.de
49-613-139-23681
Johannes Gutenberg Universitaet Mainz

Public Release: 5-May-2015
Gutenberg Research Award for polymer chemist Kazunori Kataoka and theologian Kwok Pui Lan
The Gutenberg Research College of Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz has granted the Gutenberg Research Award 2015 to the Japanese polymer chemist Professor Kazunori Kataoka and to the theologian Professor Kwok Pui Lan, who teaches in the USA.
Gutenberg Research College of Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz

Contact: Matthias Neubert
gfk@uni-mainz.de
49-613-139-23681
Johannes Gutenberg Universitaet Mainz

Public Release: 5-May-2015
Historic AAAS Kavli competition expands to honor excellence in science journalism worldwide
The American Association for the Advancement of Science today announced a global expansion of its historic science journalism awards program, thanks to an additional generous endowment from the Kavli Foundation.
Kavli Foundation

Contact: Ginger Pinholster
gpinhols@aaas.org
202-326-6421
American Association for the Advancement of Science

Public Release: 4-May-2015
ASU physics professor John Spence is elected to the Royal Society
Arizona State University Regents professor John C.H. Spence has been elected as a Fellow to the Royal Society, London.

Contact: Skip Derra
skip.derra@asu.edu
480-965-4823
Arizona State University

Public Release: 4-May-2015
Carnegie Mellon's Krzysztof Matyjaszewski wins Dreyfus Prize
Krzysztof Matyjaszewski, the J.C. Warner University Professor of Natural Sciences at Carnegie Mellon University, has won the 2015 Dreyfus Prize in the Chemical Sciences. The international prize awarded by the Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation is given every two years to recognize accomplishments in different areas of chemistry.
Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation

Contact: Jocelyn Duffy
jhduffy@andrew.cmu.edu
412-268-9982
Carnegie Mellon University

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