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Public Release: 5-Dec-2014
BUSM researcher receives prestigious Massachusetts Neuroscience Consortium award
Carmela Abraham, Ph.D., professor of biochemistry and pharmacology at Boston University School of Medicine, was one of six recipients of this year's Massachusetts Neuroscience Consortium Award out of nearly 60 applicants. The grant was awarded to her for her work on multiple sclerosis and the role of the life extension protein Klotho in the limited repair of white matter in the disease.
AbbVie, Biogen Idec, EMD Serono, Janssen Research & Development, Merck, Pfizer, Sunovion Pharmaceuticals

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

Public Release: 5-Dec-2014
Peter Scholze to receive 2015 AMS Cole Prize in Algebra
Peter Scholze, Hausdorff Professor of Mathematics at the University of Bonn, will be awarded the 2015 AMS Frank Nelson Cole Prize in Algebra at the Joint Mathematics Meetings in January in San Antonio, Texas for "his work on perfectoid spaces which has led to a solution of an important special case of the weight-monodromy conjecture of Deligne."
American Mathematical Society

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

Public Release: 5-Dec-2014
Katja Heinze receives research award for intelligent food packaging with freshness indicator
The Mainz chemistry professor Katja Heinze and her Luxembourg cooperation partner Dr. Patrick Choquet have received the Interregional Research Award for the development of novel, intelligent foils for food packaging.

Contact: Dr. Katja Heinze
katja.heinze@uni-mainz.de
49-613-139-25886
Johannes Gutenberg Universitaet Mainz

Public Release: 4-Dec-2014
Boston College's Andrew Hargreaves recipient of 2015 Grawemeyer Award in Education
Boston College's Thomas More Brennan Professor in Education Andrew Hargreaves and University of Toronto professor emeritus Michael Fullan have been awarded the $100,00 Grawemeyer Award in Education by the University of Louisville for their book 'Professional Capital: Transforming Teaching in All Schools.'

Contact: Ed Hayward
ed.hayward@bc.edu
617-552-4826
Boston College

Public Release: 4-Dec-2014
Congratulations to the 2015 SAGE Young Scholars Award recipients
The Foundation for Personality and Social Psychology, in collaboration with SAGE Publications, has announced the SAGE Young Scholars Awards 2015 recipients. The awardees receive a one-time award of $5,000 to be used at their discretion for research, study, or conference travel-related purposes.
Foundation for Personality and Social Psychology, SAGE Publications

Contact: Jennifer Santisi
press@spsp.org
202-524-6543
Society for Personality and Social Psychology

Public Release: 4-Dec-2014
SciLifeLab Ceremony
How cell size matters
For his novel research into how mammalian cell size is influenced by its environment, Liron Bar-Peled has been named the 2014 Grand Prize winner of the Science & SciLifeLab Prize for Young Scientists. The prize awards early-career scientists and includes a grand-prize award of US$25,000, supported by Science for Life Laboratory, a coordinated effort among four universities in Sweden, and the journal Science, which is published by AAAS, the nonprofit international science society.
SciLifeLab

Contact: Natasha D. Pinol
npinol@aaas.org
202-326-6440
American Association for the Advancement of Science

Public Release: 3-Dec-2014
Parasite researcher wins international malaria medal
Melbourne researcher professor Alan Cowman has won the Sornchai Looareesuwan Medal 2014 for his significant contributions to understanding how the malaria parasite causes disease and for his search for potential malaria vaccines.

Contact: Alan Gill
gill.a@wehi.edu.au
61-393-452-719
Walter and Eliza Hall Institute

Public Release: 3-Dec-2014
Mainz-based anthropologist Carola Lentz receives 2014 Melville J. Herskovits Award
Mainz anthropologist Carola Lentz received the 2014 Melville J. Herskovits Award for her book 'Land, Mobility, and Belonging in the West African Savanna,' published by Indiana University Press in 2013.
African Studies Association

Contact: Carola Lentz
lentz@uni-mainz.de
49-613-139-22798
Johannes Gutenberg Universitaet Mainz

Public Release: 3-Dec-2014
Jeffrey Lagarias and Chuanming Zong to receive 2015 Conant Prize
Jeffrey Lagarias of the University of Michigan and Chuanming Zong of Peking University will be awarded the 2015 AMS Levi L. Conant Prize at the Joint Mathematics Meetings in January in San Antonio, Texas for their article 'Mysteries in Packing Regular Tetrahedra,' which was published in the December 2012 issue of Notices of the AMS.
American Mathematical Society

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

Public Release: 3-Dec-2014
121st International Association of Chiefs of Police Annual Conference and Exposition
SHSU eyewitness ID study earns gold for Houston police
The Houston Police Department took home the Gold Award in Research from the International Association of Chiefs of Police for an experiment conducted in collaboration with Sam Houston State University on eyewitness identification procedures.

Contact: Beth Kuhles
kuhles@shsu.edu
936-294-4425
Sam Houston State University

Public Release: 2-Dec-2014
ACEP14 Scientific Assembly
UTHealth's Weltge honored by the American College of Emergency Physicians
Arlo F. Weltge, M.D., M.P.H., clinical professor of emergency medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Medical School, has received the John A. Rupke Legacy Award for his lifelong commitment to the American College of Emergency Physicians.

Contact: Deborah Mann Lake
deborah.m.lake@uth.tmc.edu
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Public Release: 2-Dec-2014
UT Arlington chemistry professor named IEEE Fellow
Purnendu 'Sandy' Dasgupta is recognized worldwide for his pioneering work in ion chromatography. He is currently working on a NASA-funded project to build an instrument for testing extraterrestrial soil.

Contact: Traci Peterson
tpeterso@uta.edu
817-272-9208
University of Texas at Arlington

Public Release: 2-Dec-2014
Geosciences and physics at Mainz U score highly in the Best Global Universities rankings
Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz is well-placed in terms of geosciences and physics in the recently designed Best Global Universities rankings of the US News & World Report journal. In geosciences, Mainz University ranks in 59th place globally, which corresponds to ranking in second place among the German universities included. And in physics, JGU is 70th among the best 100 universities in the world and sixth in national comparison.

Contact: Petra Giegerich
presse@uni-mainz.de
49-613-139-22369
Johannes Gutenberg Universitaet Mainz

Public Release: 2-Dec-2014
Cutting F-35 manufacturing costs, time earns ONR top award
The Office of Naval Research received one of the nation's top manufacturing awards for an innovative, cost-saving method for making advanced cockpit enclosures, or canopies, for the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter program. Officials from ONR's Manufacturing Technology program accepted the Department of Defense's Joint Defense Manufacturing Technology Achievement Award at the Defense Manufacturing Conference. The automated process will be used to make canopies for more than 2,000 aircraft, saving up to $125 million.
Office of Naval Research

Contact: Peter Vietti
ONRPublicAffairs@navy.mil
703-696-5031
Office of Naval Research

Public Release: 2-Dec-2014
Annual General Meeting 2014 Royal Society of Canada
Professor Satinder Kaur Brar elected to College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists
Professor Satinder Kaur Brar of the INRS Eau Terre Environnement Research Centre was elected to the Royal Society of Canada College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists. With this appointment, her peers have recognized the excellence of her contribution in the field of environmental research and her expertise in value-added products and sustainable development. Professor Brar is part of the first cohort of scholars, artists, and scientists

Contact: Gisèle Bolduc
gisele.bolduc@adm.inrs.ca
418-654-3817
INRS

Public Release: 2-Dec-2014
Tufts dental facilities serving individuals with disabilities to receive national award
Tufts Dental Facilities Serving Individuals with Disabilities, a network of clinics that provides oral health care to adults and children with intellectual, developmental, or acquired disabilities, will be presented with the Gies Award for Outstanding Achievement by an Academic Dental Institution at an event in March.

Contact: Siobhan Gallagher
Siobhan.gallagher@tufts.edu
617-636-6586
Tufts University, Health Sciences Campus

Public Release: 1-Dec-2014
Umberto Bottazzini to receive 2015 AMS Whiteman Prize
Umberto Bottazzini will be awarded the 2015 American Mathematical Society Albert Leon Whiteman Memorial Prize at the Joint Mathematics Meetings in January in San Antonio, Texas.
American Mathematical Society

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

Public Release: 1-Dec-2014
168th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America
Ning Xiang awarded the Wallace Clement Sabine Medal of the Acoustical Society of America
Ning Xiang, Director of the Graduate Program in Architectural Acoustics at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, has been awarded the Wallace Clement Sabine Medal by the Acoustical Society of America (ASA) for contributions to measurements and analysis techniques, and numerical simulation of sound fields in coupled rooms. The award was presented at the 168th meeting of the ASA on Oct. 29, 2014, in Indianapolis, Ind.

Contact: Elaine Moran
elaine@aip.org
516-576-2360
Acoustical Society of America

Public Release: 1-Dec-2014
Neurosurgeon shares Lasker-DeBakey Award for pioneering work on Parkinson's disease treatment
French neurosurgeon Alim Louis Benabid and American neurologist Mahlon DeLong were recently named winners of the 2014 Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award for their roles in developing deep brain stimulation for the treatment of Parkinson's disease. The December issue of Neurosurgery, official journal of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, includes a special tribute to Dr. Benabid, the first neurosurgeon to receive this prestigious award. Neurosurgery is published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, a part of Wolters Kluwer Health.

Contact: Connie Hughes
Connie.Hughes@wolterskluwer.com
646-674-6348
Wolters Kluwer Health

Public Release: 1-Dec-2014
MD Anderson researcher receives top Italian science award
Peter Friedl, professor of genitourinary medical oncology at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, has received one of Italy's top scientific awards for his work in imaging and cancer growth, metastasis and therapy response.

Contact: Ron Gilmore
rlgilmore1@mdanderson.org
713-745-1898
University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center

Public Release: 26-Nov-2014
2014 INFORMS Annual Meeting
INFORMS gives Wagner Prize to Ford for identifying supply chain risks, reducing disruption
The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences, the leading professional association for analytics professionals, today announced that the winner of the Daniel H. Wagner Prize judged by CPMS, the association's practice section, is Ford Motor for an innovative approach to an important issue facing companies with a global presence: Early identification of supply chain risks and a new process to respond when things go wrong.

Contact: Barry List
barry.list@informs.org
443-794-5182
Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences

Public Release: 25-Nov-2014
United Nations recognizes environmental champion
Monash Sustainability Institute Sir Louis Matheson Fellow Sir Bob Watson has received a United Nations Champions of the Earth award for his services to science.

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

Public Release: 25-Nov-2014
American Chemical Society members win National Medals
Four eminent American Chemical Society members are among a new class of 11 recipients of the National Medal of Science and the National Medal of Technology and Innovation. The medals are the highest honors for achievement and leadership in advancing the fields of science and technology. They were awarded Nov. 20.

Contact: Doug Dollemore
dxd98@acs.org
202-872-4091
American Chemical Society

Public Release: 25-Nov-2014
UTSA immunologist Bernard Arulanandam selected as AAAS Fellow
The American Association for the Advancement of Science has selected University of Texas at San Antonio immunologist Bernard Arulanandam as a 2014 Fellow for his distinguished contributions to the field of mucosal immunology.

Contact: Kris Rodriguez
kris.rodriguez@utsa.edu
210-458-5116
University of Texas at San Antonio

Public Release: 25-Nov-2014
2015 Joint Mathematics Meetings
Emmanuel Candès to receive 2015 AMS-SIAM Birkhoff Prize
Candès is honored 'for his work on compressed sensing that has revolutionized signal processing and medical imaging and his related work on computational harmonic analysis, statistics and scientific computing.'
American Mathematical Society, Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics

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

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