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Public Release: 17-Aug-2016
Jefferson Lab 2015 Thesis Prize awarded for research on interacting protons and neutrons
Or Hen has been awarded the 2015 Jefferson Science Associates Thesis Prize for his written thesis featuring research on how protons and neutrons interact inside the nucleus of the atom at the Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility.
Jefferson Science Associates, LLC

Contact: Kandice Carter
DOE/Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility

Public Release: 16-Aug-2016
Nobelist Frank Wilczek to receive 2016 Prange Prize
Nobel laureate Frank Wilczek of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has been named the 2016 recipient of the Richard E. Prange Prize and Lectureship in Condensed Matter Theory and Related Areas.

Contact: Kate Sickles
University of Maryland

Public Release: 15-Aug-2016
Tel Aviv University researcher awarded 2016 MetLife Foundation prize
Tel Aviv University's Dr. Inna Slutsky won the 2016 MetLife Foundation Promising Investigator Award in Medical Research for Alzheimer's Disease. She is the first Israeli researcher to do so.

Contact: George Hunka
American Friends of Tel Aviv University

Public Release: 10-Aug-2016
'For distinguished service to the profession'
UCSB professor Linda Petzold receives recognition from the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics.

Contact: Sonia Fernandez
University of California - Santa Barbara

Public Release: 10-Aug-2016
NYU's LeDoux wins William James Award from the American Psychological Association
New York University Professor Joseph LeDoux has won the William James Award, an annual book prize given by Division One of the American Psychological Association, for his work 'Anxious: Using the Brain to Understand and Treat Fear and Anxiety.'

Contact: James Devitt
New York University

Public Release: 10-Aug-2016
2nd International Brain Stimulation Conference
Dr. Anthony T. Barker wins first International Brain Stimulation Award
Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced that Dr. Anthony T. Barker is the inaugural recipient of the International Brain Stimulation Award. Dr. Barker is receiving this award for his pioneering work in developing transcranial magnetic stimulation, a noninvasive and pain-free method of stimulating specific brain areas.

Contact: Richard Hart

Public Release: 9-Aug-2016
Army medicine opens the door for vision prosthetic prototypes
'When the eye and optic nerve are severely damaged, the hope of a cortical visual prosthetic is that by directly stimulating the brain's visual cortex, it can restore sight,' said Dr. Kenneth Bertram, Principal Assistant for Acquisition, USAMRMC. 'We are very pleased that the initial funding brings us three different approaches to the development of visual prostheses.'
Department of Defense, Clinical and Rehabilitative Medicine Research Program

Contact: Gail Whitehead
US Department of Defense Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs

Public Release: 8-Aug-2016
2016 ICTP Dirac medallists announced
The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) has awarded its 2016 Dirac Medal and Prize to Nathan Seiberg (Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton), Mikhail Shifman (University of Minnesota) and Arkady Vainshtein (University of Minnesota) for their important contributions to a better understanding of field theories in the non-perturbative regime and in particular for exact results in supersymmetric field theories.

Contact: Mary Ann Williams
Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics

Public Release: 8-Aug-2016
DFG awards prize for alternative to animal experiments
The German Research Foundation will award the Ursula M. Händel Animal Welfare Prize for the sixth time this year. The prize recognizes important scientific results that contribute to improving the welfare of animals used in research.

Contact: Magdalena Schaeffer
Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft

Public Release: 8-Aug-2016
Winners announced for the BMC Ecology Image Competition 2016
From a striking sunrise in the Kalahari Desert, to a wren's nest built under the saddle of a parked bicycle, and geometric land patterns created by earthworms, this year's BMC Ecology Image Competition includes a fascinating array of ecological open-access images which are free to use.

Contact: Anne Korn
BioMed Central

Public Release: 4-Aug-2016
2016 List of Most Cited Researchers in MSE by Elsevier Scopus Data
UNIST makes mark on global list of most cited
UNIST is well-represented 2016 List of Most Cited Researchers in Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) by Elsevier Scopus Data, which includes only the top 300 of the world's researchers in the field of MSE ranked by the total citations of their papers.

Contact: JooHyeon Heo
Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology(UNIST)

Public Release: 4-Aug-2016
Reaxys Prize Symposium
Ten Reaxys® Ph.D. prize candidates selected to present at symposium in London
Ph.D. prize winners will be announced on Sept. 23.

Contact: Christopher Capot

Public Release: 3-Aug-2016
'Promoting discovery and developing solutions'
UCSB geography professor Dar Roberts is named a fellow of the American Geophysical Union.

Contact: Julie Cohen
University of California - Santa Barbara

Public Release: 3-Aug-2016
22nd annual NIWeek
Massive MIMO, massive win for Bristol student at NI Engineering Impact Awards
A postgraduate student from the University of Bristol is the joint recipient of five separate awards in recognition of their world record achievement in 5G wireless spectrum efficiency using Massive MIMO. The announcement was made at the 22nd annual NIWeek conference in Austin, Texas, USA, at the National Instruments Engineering Impact Awards ceremony last night.

Contact: Joanne Fryer
University of Bristol

Public Release: 3-Aug-2016
A leader in light
UCSB professor and photonics expert John Bowers receives the 2017 IEEE Photonics Award

Contact: Sonia Fernandez
University of California - Santa Barbara

Public Release: 2-Aug-2016
SciX 2016 Conference (September 2016)
International award for Strathclyde chemistry lecturer
A senior lecturer in Chemistry at the University of Strathclyde has won an international award for achievements in his field, including the development of techniques for diagnosing brain tumors.
Brain Tumour North West, Rosemere Cancer Foundation, Sydney Driscoll Neuroscience Foundation

Contact: Corporate Comms
University of Strathclyde

Public Release: 1-Aug-2016
Award supports UTSA professor's efforts to freeze aneurysms and save lives
Ender Finol, associate professor of biomedical engineering at The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA), has been honored with the American Heart Association's Collaborative Sciences Award. The award includes a $750,000 grant to continue his aneurysm research, which involves 'freezing' aortic aneurysms before they burst and cause serious damage.
American Heart Association

Contact: Joanna Carver
University of Texas at San Antonio

Public Release: 29-Jul-2016
WHOI announces 2016 Ocean Science Journalism Fellows
Seven writers, radio, and multimedia science journalists from the US, England, and India have been selected to participate in the competitive Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Ocean Science Journalism Fellowship program. The program takes place Sept. 25-30, 2016, in Woods Hole, Mass., on Cape Cod.

Contact: WHOI Media Relations Office
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Public Release: 29-Jul-2016
UNIST named among global 'Rising Stars' by Nature Index
The 2016 Nature Index has named Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology among the the list of the top 100 world-leading institutions for high-quality science.

Contact: JooHyeon Heo
Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology(UNIST)

Public Release: 29-Jul-2016
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory chemist named Howes Scholar
Lawrence Fellow Aurora Pribram-Jones is one of two recipients of the Howes Scholar award presented by the Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship Program at its annual program review.
US Department of Energy

Contact: Nolan O'Brien
DOE/Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Public Release: 28-Jul-2016
UTA engineers earn 3 best paper awards
A team of electrical engineering professors and students at The University of Texas at Arlington has won three 'Best Paper' Awards from the Institute of Electronic and Electrical Engineers, including the organization's 2016 Power and Energy Society Prize Paper Award.

Contact: Herb Booth
University of Texas at Arlington

Public Release: 28-Jul-2016
2016 Annual Meeting of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
SNMMI Technologist Section announces award winners
The Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging's Technologist Section (SNMMI-TS) -- an international scientific and medical organization -- recognized contributions to and work in the field of nuclear medicine and molecular imaging during the SNMMI 2016 Annual Meeting in San Diego, Calif. Several awards ceremonies were held to recognize the valuable role that SNMMI-TS members play in advancing the discipline of nuclear medicine technology.

Contact: Laurie Callahan
Society of Nuclear Medicine

Public Release: 28-Jul-2016
Space weather pioneer Lanzerotti wins second career award from American Geophysical Union
Louis Lanzerotti, distinguished research professor of physics at New Jersey Institute of Technology, received the William Kaula Award in recognition of his 'unselfish service to the scientific community through extraordinary dedication to, and exceptional efforts on behalf of, the Union's publications program.'

Contact: Tanya Klein
New Jersey Institute of Technology

Public Release: 27-Jul-2016
Ames Laboratory Ph.D. student is awarded Margaret Butler Fellowship
US Department of Energy's (DOE) Ames Laboratory and Iowa State University Ph.D. student Colleen Bertoni has been named this year's recipient of the Margaret Butler Fellowship in Computational Science.

Contact: Steve Karsjen
DOE/Ames Laboratory

Public Release: 27-Jul-2016
Children's Hospital Colorado nurse receives National Patient Safety Foundation DAISY Award
Children's Hospital Colorado is proud to recognize Rachel Whittaker, BSN, RN, CPN, for receiving the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses by the National Patient Safety Foundation. Whittaker was selected for her leadership, compassion and practice of patient and family-centered care, particularly during difficult end-of-life decisions.

Contact: Hollon Kohtz
Children's Hospital Colorado

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