Awards

Key: Meeting M      Journal J      Funder F

Showing releases 51-75 out of 140.

<< < 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 > >>

Public Release: 13-Jul-2015
PPPL Engineer Chuck Kessel wins 2015 Fusion Technology Award
PPPL Engineer Chuck Kessel wins the 2015 Fusion Technology Award.

Contact: John Greenwald
jgreenwa@pppl.gov
698-243-2672
DOE/Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory

Public Release: 13-Jul-2015
Six health professionals selected for RWJF Health Policy Fellows Program
The National Academy of Medicine, formerly the Institute of Medicine, and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation today named the 2015-2016 class of RWJF Health Policy Fellows.

Contact: Jennifer Walsh
202-334-2138
National Academy of Sciences

Public Release: 10-Jul-2015
UTHealth's Barbara Murray honored by Rice University
Barbara Murray, M.D., director of the Division of Infectious Diseases at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Medical School, was recognized by the Association of Rice Alumni at its Laureates Dinner May 16.

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

Public Release: 10-Jul-2015
NCI awards top-tier comprehensive status to UTSW's Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center
The National Cancer Institute has awarded UT Southwestern Medical Center's Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center its highest designation, making it one of only 45 cancer centers nationally to receive this distinction over the past 44 years.

Contact: Lori Sundeen Soderbergh
lori.soderbergh@utsouthwestern.edu
214-648-3404
UT Southwestern Medical Center

Public Release: 9-Jul-2015
Drs. Bogardus, Mansfield and Mitchell selected to receive 2015 ASTRO Gold Medal
The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) has chosen three renowned radiation oncology physicians and researchers to receive the 2015 ASTRO Gold Medal: Carl R. Bogardus, Jr., M.D., FASTRO, Carl M. Mansfield, M.D., Sc.D. (Hon.), FASTRO, and James B. Mitchell, Ph.D., FASTRO.

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

Public Release: 9-Jul-2015
Molecular scientist David Livingston wins 2015 Annual Basser Global Prize
The Basser Center for BRCA at Penn's Abramson Cancer Center has announced the recipient of its third annual Basser Global Prize. The honor will go to molecular cancer expert David Livingston, M.D., Emil Frei Professor of Genetics and Medicine at Harvard Medical School, and deputy director of the Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center.

Contact: Katie Delach
katie.delach@uphs.upenn.edu
215-349-5964
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Public Release: 9-Jul-2015
NCI awards Huntsman Cancer Institute Comprehensive Cancer Center designation
The National Cancer Institute (NCI) has awarded Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University of Utah its Comprehensive Cancer Center status, the highest designation possible. The announcement was made today in an award letter from NCI to Dr. Mary Beckerle, HCI's CEO and director. The award was the result of an extensive review process that culminated in a full-day on-site visit by national cancer research experts and thought leaders in the fourth quarter of 2014.

Contact: Linda Aagard
linda.aagard@hci.utah.edu
801-587-7639
University of Utah Health Sciences

Public Release: 8-Jul-2015
MPSA receives national honor for developing nations philanthropic initiative
Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA) has earned a 2015 ASAE 'Power of A' Silver Award for its efforts to provide access to research and teaching resources to political scientists from the developing world. A limited number of complimentary two-year electronic memberships are still available to political science scholars in 139 developing countries (as defined by the World Bank for the 2015 fiscal year).

Contact: Melissa Heeke
heeke@mpsanet.org
Midwest Political Science Association

Public Release: 8-Jul-2015
President Obama honors outstanding mathematics and science teachers
President Obama today named 108 mathematics and science teachers as recipients of the prestigious Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. This year's awardees represent all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, US Territories and the Department of Defense Education Activity schools. The educators will receive their awards at a Washington, D.C., event later this summer.

Contact: Maria C. Zacharias
mzachari@nsf.gov
703-292-8454
National Science Foundation

Public Release: 7-Jul-2015
Vision plus action
Frank Doyle, UC Santa Barbara professor of chemical engineering and of electrical and computer engineering, has been selected to receive the 2015 American Automatic Control Council (AACC) Control Engineering Practice Award for his pioneering work on the artificial pancreas.

Contact: Sonia Fernandez
sonia.fernandez@ucsb.edu
805-893-4765
University of California - Santa Barbara

Public Release: 7-Jul-2015
Ainissa Ramirez wins 2015 Gemant Award from AIP
Ainissa Ramirez, a self-described 'science evangelist,' is the winner of the 2015 Andrew Gemant Award, an annual prize recognizing significant contributions to the cultural, artistic or humanistic dimension of physics, the American Institute of Physics announced today.

Contact: Jason Socrates Bardi
jbardi@aip.org
240-535-4954
American Institute of Physics

Public Release: 7-Jul-2015
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Annual Meeting 2015
Norwegian surgeon, Lars Engebretsen, M.D., Ph.D., inducted into AOSSM Hall of Fame
Internationally known, knee ligament researcher, Lars Engebretsen, M.D., Ph.D., will be inducted into the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) Hall of Fame on Friday, July 10th, during the Society's Annual Meeting in Orlando, Florida. AOSSM Hall of Famers are individuals in the sports medicine community who have contributed immensely and set themselves apart from others in the field.

Contact: Lisa Weisenberger
lisa@aossm.org
847-292-4900
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine

Public Release: 7-Jul-2015
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Annual Meeting 2015
Renowned orthopaedic surgeon, James R. Andrews, M.D., inducted into AOSSM Hall of Fame
Dr. James R. Andrews, M.D., orthopaedic sports medicine leader and past AOSSM President, will be inducted into the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) Hall of Fame on Friday, July 10th, during the Society's Annual Meeting in Orlando, Florida. AOSSM Hall of Famers are individuals in the sports medicine community who have contributed immensely and set themselves apart from others in the field.

Contact: Lisa Weisenberger
lisa@aossm.org
847-292-4900
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine

Public Release: 6-Jul-2015
169th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America
Gerhard M. Sessler awarded the 2015 Gold Medal of the Acoustical Society of America
Gerhard M. Sessler, Professor at the Technische Universität Darmstadt, Darmstadt, Germany, has been awarded the Gold Medal of the Acoustical Society of America (ASA) for the development of electret and silicon-based micromachined microphones. The award was presented at the 169th meeting of the ASA on May 20, 2015 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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

Public Release: 6-Jul-2015
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Annual Meeting 2015
US ski team doctor, J. Richard Steadman, M.D., inducted into AOSSM Hall of Fame
Orthopaedic surgeon and ski team doctor, J. Richard Steadman, M.D., will be inducted into the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's (AOSSM) Hall of Fame on Friday, July 10, during the Society's Annual Meeting in Orlando, Fla. AOSSM Hall of Famers are individuals in the sports medicine community who have contributed immensely and set themselves apart from others in the field.

Contact: Lisa Weisenberger
lisa@aossm.org
847-292-4900
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine

Public Release: 6-Jul-2015
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Annual Meeting 2015
AOSSM presents prestigious research awards at annual meeting
In order to recognize and encourage cutting-edge research in key areas of orthopaedic sports medicine, the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine will present 10 research awards and seven grants during its Annual Meeting, July 9-12 in Orlando, Fla. As a leader in orthopaedic sports medicine, AOSSM annually provides more than $350,000 to research initiatives and projects around the country.

Contact: Lisa Weisenberger
lisa@aossm.org
847-292-4900
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine

Public Release: 2-Jul-2015
American Society of Human Genetics 2015 Annual Meeting
ASHG honors Leonid Kruglyak with Curt Stern Award
ASHG has named Leonid Kruglyak, Ph.D., Professor of Human Genetics and Professor of Biological Chemistry at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, and Investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, as the 2015 recipient of the Curt Stern Award.

Contact: Nalini Padmanabhan
press@ashg.org
301-634-7346
American Society of Human Genetics

Public Release: 1-Jul-2015
118th Annual AOA Congress & 45th Annual AOSA Conference: Optometry's Meeting
UH Health leader inducted into National Optometry Hall of Fame
Longtime College of Optometry faculty member and University of Houston administrator Earl L. Smith III, O.D., is a member of an elite group of optometrists who has been selected for the prestigious National Optometry Hall of Fame. He was inducted June 25 during the American Optometric Association Optometry's Meeting held June 24-28, at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle, Washington.

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

Public Release: 1-Jul-2015
UTHealth's Robert Hunter honored with 2 awards
Robert Hunter Jr., M.D., Ph.D., Distinguished Chair in Molecular Pathology and chair of the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Medical School, has received two prestigious awards.

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

Public Release: 1-Jul-2015
A sharper look: ONR researcher wins prize for satellite imaging work
For research that could provide warfighters with extremely accurate digital images of future combat zones and potential enemies, a French mathematician sponsored by the Office of Naval Research recently won the prestigious Longuet-Higgins Prize from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers' Computer Society.

Contact: Bob Freeman
onrpublicaffairs@navy.mil
703-696-5031
Office of Naval Research

Public Release: 1-Jul-2015
FASEB 2016 Excellence in Science Award recipient announced
The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) is pleased to announce that Bonnie L. Bassler, Ph.D., has been chosen to receive the FASEB 2016 Excellence in Science Award. The award recognizes women whose outstanding career achievements in biological science have contributed significantly to further our understanding of a particular discipline by excellence in research. This prestigious award carries with it an unrestricted research grant of $10,000.
Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology

Contact: Lin Stricker
lstricker@faseb.org
301-634-7092
Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology

Public Release: 1-Jul-2015
People with epilepsy can benefit from smartphone apps to manage their condition
While many people with epilepsy can control their seizures with medication, those unpredictable and involuntary changes in behavior and consciousness can be limiting for others. Neurologists writing in the International Journal of Epilepsy evaluated the application of smartphones in epilepsy care.

Contact: Sacha Boucherie
s.boucherie@elsevier.com
31-204-853-564
Elsevier

Public Release: 1-Jul-2015
American Society of Human Genetics 2015 Annual Meeting
ASHG honors R. Rodney Howell with Advocacy Award
ASHG has named R. Rodney Howell, M.D., Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, Chairman Emeritus of Pediatrics, and Member of the Hussman Institute for Human Genomics, at the University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine, as the first recipient of its new, annual Advocacy Award.

Contact: Nalini Padmanabhan
press@ashg.org
301-634-7346
American Society of Human Genetics

Public Release: 30-Jun-2015
Society of Nutrition Education and Behavior Annual Conference 2015
Changing fruit and vegetable consumption among children and healthy baby food safety curriculum
The Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior announces the 2015 Best Article and Best Great Educational Material awards, which will presented at the Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior annual conference, 'Creativity and Innovation in Nutrition Education,' in Pittsburgh, Pa., July 25-28, 2015.

Contact: Rachel Daeger
rdaeger@sneb.org
317-328-4627
Elsevier Health Sciences

Public Release: 30-Jun-2015
ASME 2015 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences
NYU School of Engineering professor honored for contributions to mechanical vibration
The Technical Committee on Vibration and Sound of ASME honored NYU's Maurizio Porfiri for his work in mechanical vibration. By advancing new tools in nonlinear dynamics, experimental fluid dynamics, and computational mechanics, his work contributes to the design of lightweight and resilient ships. He also advanced a new framework for extricating usable energy from small aquatic systems by exploiting vibrations and little eddies to power underwater micro-sensors.

Contact: Kathleen Hamilton
kathleen.hamilton@nyu.edu
718-260-3792
New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering

Showing releases 51-75 out of 140.

<< < 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 > >>