The Gerontological Society of America (GSA) -- the nation's largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to the field of aging -- has named 33 exemplary professionals as its newest fellows.
The 2020 Kavli Prize for astrophysics has been awarded to Andrew Fabian for his groundbreaking work on the interplay between galaxies and their surroundings. The Kavli Prize is awarded every two years to scientists who have made influential contributions to astrophysics, nanoscience and neuroscience, developing our understanding of nature at the largest, smallest and most complex scales.
City, University of London's Dr Sumsun Naher and Professor Aziz Rahman have received a Marie Curie Fellowship to develop a hybrid sensor for the detection of diabetes from exhaled breath.
The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters announces the 2020 Kavli Prize Laureates in astrophysics, nanoscience and neuroscience. The laureates in each field will share $1 million: Kavli Prize in Astrophysics: Andrew Fabian (UK) Kavli Prize in Nanoscience: Harald Rose (Germany), Maximilian Haider (Austria), Knut Urban (Germany) and Ondrej L. Krivanek (UK and Czech Republic) Kavli Prize in Neuroscience: David Julius (US) and Ardem Patapoutian (US)
Three community-based sustainability organizations have won the first Global Energy Heroes prizes from Stanford University's Precourt Institute for Energy. The competitive prizes drew submissions from 27 countries across six continents. Organizations led by people aged 18 to 30 years old were eligible to enter, which required submission of a short video about the their work.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized Children's Hospital Colorado's (Children's Colorado) Asthma Program with a National Environmental Leadership Award in?Asthma Management.
SAGE Publishing is recognizing three social science papers for their long-term academic influence. In their inaugural year, the 10-Year Impact Awards are given to the authors of articles published in any SAGE journal that received the most citations over the span of a decade.
The Vilcek Foundation and the Arnold P. Gold Foundation announce Dr. Vivek Murthy, 19th Surgeon General of the United States, as the recipient of the 2020 Vilcek-Gold Award for Humanism in Healthcare.
Dan M. Frangopol, the inaugural Fazlur R. Khan Endowed Chair of Structural Engineering and Architecture at Lehigh University's P.C. Rossin College of Engineering and Applied Science, has been elected to the National Academy of Construction (NAC).
The American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR), a national non-profit organization whose mission is to support and advance healthy aging through biomedical research, is proud to recognize the outstanding contributions of Kali Thomas, MA, PhD, with the inaugural Terrie Fox Wetle Rising Star Award in Health Services and Aging Research.